Specialty Doctor in Liaison Psychiatry
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
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This new 10 PA post in Adult Liaison Psychiatry has arisen in the Mental Health Liaison team, Portsmouth, to support the existing consultant Liaison Psychiatrist. As a psychiatrist, we are looking for a forward thinking, dynamic change agent who would offer first class clinical leadership within our Mental Health services. The post holder would work alongside and under the supervision of the 10 PA locum consultant liaison psychiatrist. Clinical work will focus on in-patients and those attending the Emergency Department in Queen Alexandra Hospital.
Main duties of the job
*undertaking assessments of patients newly referred to the team, as well as providing clinical supervision on and assessment of cases being seen by the practitioners.
*Providing medical treatment within a model of multi-disciplinary care
*Attending daily and weekly clinical team meetings and performing medi-cal duties that are decisions of that meeting
*Compiling a patient's history from a number of sources, and preparing case summaries
*Preparing reports for Mental Health Review Tribunals and Managers' Hearings and giving evidence
*Liaising with other clinical teams within and outside the trust
*Liaising with medical and surgical specialists with regards the physical and mental health of the patients
*Undertaking Mental Health Act assessments
Are you committed to providing remarkable care and service?
Are you passionate about helping people and want to make a difference every day?
We want to meet you!
Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities. We are committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect through our 6,500 strong workforce.
Southern Health has over 300 sites across the county and we serve 1.5 million people throughout all stages of their lives. Our aim is to work alongside the people we support (and our health and care partners) to deliver the best possible care and constantly improve.
Here at SHFT we have so much to be proud of:
- Working as a team and supporting each other, we put patients and our staff at the heart of everything we do.
- We have a skilled and diverse workforce and are committed to our staff development, offering bespoke training packages, leadership pathways and career opportunities.
- We offer a variety of benefits such as an amazing pension scheme, generous annual leave, Childcare Choices scheme, many discounts (Blue Light card, The Company Shop, NHS Staff Discounts, cycle to work scheme) and much more.
Come to work with us, together we will provide outstanding treatment and care to improve lives.
Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.
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