Consultant Psychiatrist - Urgent Care & Liaison - Hastings

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust as a Consultant Psychiatrist, working within the Mental Health Liaison and Urgent Care Pathway based in East Sussex. The post will be based at the St Anne's Centre, Conquest Hospital, Hastings.

This opportunity is available due to new funding. The post holder will work closely with Senior Managers and other consultants to contribute towards local service development.

We are looking for a Consultant who has a strong interest in both the provision of acute medicine and liaison psychiatry to strengthen the leadership, and support the innovative practice going forward.

Dual training would be desirable but not essential. We aspire to further quality improve, and increase in our skill mix within our liaison service working into our acute hospital and urgent care pathway.

Main duties of the job

The Consultant will provide quality mental health care and treatment for patients with severe and enduring mental illness. It is expected that the post holder will embrace New Ways of Working in their clinical practice.

You will be based in a friendly team environment and will be expected to manage, appraise and give professional supervision to junior medical staff. This may include assessing competences under the Modernising Medical Careers framework.

You will work with a highly specialist multi-disciplinary team to provide outstanding care. In addition to this you will also be expected to participate in service and business planning activity for the locality and, as appropriate, for the whole mental health service.

About us

On appointment you will have the opportunity to join the Trust wide consultant network as well as having access to peer support from colleagues here in East Sussex.

In addition to all of the above this post attracts a£5000 Golden HelloPayment and the opportunity to claimup to £8000 in relocation expenses!

This goes alongside consultant study-leave allowances, flexible working arrangements, free on-site parking facilities, a dedicated office space and dedicated admin support.

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides Mental Health, Learning Disability and Substance Misuse Services across East & West Sussex and Brighton & Hove.

The Trust aims to realise the potential of everyone who uses its services and to enable staff to do a great job. Sussex Partnership has teaching status with close links to Brighton & Sussex Medical School and is developing into one of the country's leading Mental Health Trusts. Working with us offers continued professional development, variety and a rewarding challenge.

To protect the health and safety of our staff/workers, patients, and those attending our sites, we encourage our workforce to get fully vaccinated against COVID.

Date posted

07 June 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number

354-AE-20234-T

Job locations

Conquest Hospital, St Anne's Centre

The Ridge

Hastings

TN37 7PT


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the Job Description for the main duties and responsibilities.

Perhaps you have not decided yet and want to discuss your individual interests in working at Sussex Partnership? Although this job is advertised as a 10 PA post, if you want to discussdifferent working hours or flexible workingplease pick up the phone and talk to us! We want to hear your thoughts and ideas on how our jobs can work for you.

Please note the Job Description is still with the Royal College for approval. If there are any small changes we will ensure all applicants receive the final version before interview.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the Job Description for the main duties and responsibilities.

Perhaps you have not decided yet and want to discuss your individual interests in working at Sussex Partnership? Although this job is advertised as a 10 PA post, if you want to discussdifferent working hours or flexible workingplease pick up the phone and talk to us! We want to hear your thoughts and ideas on how our jobs can work for you.

Please note the Job Description is still with the Royal College for approval. If there are any small changes we will ensure all applicants receive the final version before interview.

Person Specification

Eligability

Essential

  • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practise at the time of appointment
  • Included on the GMC Specialist Register OR within six months.
  • Approved clinician status OR able to achieve within 3 months of appointment
  • Approved under S12 OR able to achieve with 3 months of appointment

Desirable

  • In good standing with GMC with respect to warning and conditions on practice

Transport

Essential

  • Holds and will use valid UK driving licence OR provides evidence of proposed alternative

Qualifications

Essential

  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification.

Desirable

  • Qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research or management.
  • MRCPsych
  • Additional clinical qualifications.

CLINICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Excellent knowledge in specialty
  • Excellent clinical skills using bio-psycho-social perspective and wide medical knowledge
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Able to manage clinical complexity and uncertainty
  • Makes decisions based on evidence and experience including the contribution of others
  • Able to meet duties under MHA and MCA

Desirable

  • Wide range of specialist and sub-specialist experience relevant to post within NHS or comparable service

ACADEMIC SKILLS & LIFELONG LEARNING

Essential

  • Able to deliver undergraduate or postgraduate teaching and training
  • Ability to work in and lead team
  • Demonstrate commitment to shared leadership & collaborative working to deliver improvement.
  • Participated in continuous professional development
  • Participated in research or service evaluation.
  • Able to use and appraise clinical evidence.
  • Has actively participated in clinical audit and quality improvement programmes
  • Ability to work in a participatory way so that shared decision making and conversations around formulation/diagnosis and ongoing care are a collaborative endeavour with the people who access our service.

Desirable

  • Able to plan and deliver undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training relevant to this post
  • Reflected on purpose of CPD undertaken
  • Experienced in clinical research and / or service evaluation.
  • Evidence of achievement in education, research, audit and service improvement: awards, prizes, presentations and publications.
  • Has led clinical audits leading to service change or improved outcomes to patients
Person Specification

Eligability

Essential

  • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practise at the time of appointment
  • Included on the GMC Specialist Register OR within six months.
  • Approved clinician status OR able to achieve within 3 months of appointment
  • Approved under S12 OR able to achieve with 3 months of appointment

Desirable

  • In good standing with GMC with respect to warning and conditions on practice

Transport

Essential

  • Holds and will use valid UK driving licence OR provides evidence of proposed alternative

Qualifications

Essential

  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification.

Desirable

  • Qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research or management.
  • MRCPsych
  • Additional clinical qualifications.

CLINICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Excellent knowledge in specialty
  • Excellent clinical skills using bio-psycho-social perspective and wide medical knowledge
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Able to manage clinical complexity and uncertainty
  • Makes decisions based on evidence and experience including the contribution of others
  • Able to meet duties under MHA and MCA

Desirable

  • Wide range of specialist and sub-specialist experience relevant to post within NHS or comparable service

ACADEMIC SKILLS & LIFELONG LEARNING

Essential

  • Able to deliver undergraduate or postgraduate teaching and training
  • Ability to work in and lead team
  • Demonstrate commitment to shared leadership & collaborative working to deliver improvement.
  • Participated in continuous professional development
  • Participated in research or service evaluation.
  • Able to use and appraise clinical evidence.
  • Has actively participated in clinical audit and quality improvement programmes
  • Ability to work in a participatory way so that shared decision making and conversations around formulation/diagnosis and ongoing care are a collaborative endeavour with the people who access our service.

Desirable

  • Able to plan and deliver undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training relevant to this post
  • Reflected on purpose of CPD undertaken
  • Experienced in clinical research and / or service evaluation.
  • Evidence of achievement in education, research, audit and service improvement: awards, prizes, presentations and publications.
  • Has led clinical audits leading to service change or improved outcomes to patients

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Conquest Hospital, St Anne's Centre

The Ridge

Hastings

TN37 7PT


Employer's website

https://www.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Conquest Hospital, St Anne's Centre

The Ridge

Hastings

TN37 7PT


Employer's website

https://www.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Dan Chetcuti

daniel.chetcuti@sussexpartnership.nhs.uk

07775704336

Date posted

07 June 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number

354-AE-20234-T

Job locations

Conquest Hospital, St Anne's Centre

The Ridge

Hastings

TN37 7PT


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