Consultant Psychiatrist - Assessment and Treatment - West Sussex

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

We have an exciting opportunity for a General Adult Consultant Psychiatrist to join our Assessment and Treatment service in Littlehampton, West Sussex.

Please note this post attracts aGolden Hello payment of up to £5,000as wellas aRelocation Package of up to £8000.Information on these can be obtained from the Medical Staffing Team on 0300 304 0393.

To find out more about what we offer please take a look at our careers portal:https://careers.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk/

Pepperville has free on-site parking which will be accessible to the successful post holder.

Main duties of the job

The role of the post holder in the ATS team will be to see new assessments, providing detailed assessments, formulation and risk assessments, to develop management plans and review these in an outpatient setting.

The post holder will be expected to review patients already known to the ATS as required, during their journey through the ATS system. The post holder will direct these patient's treatment.

The post holder will liaise with local primary care services and provide advice and guidance. They will provide supervision of junior medical staff and provide advice to other members of the team including the duty worker. They will provide senior clinical leadership to the ATS.

The post holder will be expected to provide medical leadership in the development of the team and wider working age services, in line with the CDS and Trust goals, in order to provide high quality mental health care for patients.

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 West Sussex.

The Trust benefits from a thriving Sussex-wide psychiatry training scheme where Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex provide foundation, GP, core and higher trainees.

About us

The Trust benefits from a thriving Sussex-wide psychiatry training scheme where Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex provide foundation, GP, core and higher trainees.

At Sussex Partnership we are committed to providing opportunities forflexible working. If you would like to work differently or different hours to as advertised, please get in touch to discuss this in more detail.

If you haven't thought about living inWest Sussexbefore then you should consider the following:

  • Journey from the coast to the countryside in minutes
  • Enjoy a lifestyle where there are renowned cycle routes and picturesque walks, including the famous South Downs Way in the South Downs National Park!
  • Embrace taking time to discover all the miles of scenic coastline, including West Wittering beach and Selsey.
  • Easy access to airports - Gatwick and Heathrow are both within 90 minutes of the county, providing links to Europe and beyond
  • Brighton and Hove or London are within easy reach via local and national bus routes and national mainline stations

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

22 June 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£84,559 to £114,003 a year pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number

354-AC-20312-O

Job locations

Pepperville House

Fort Road

Littlehampton

BN17 7QU


Job description

Job responsibilities

This role can also support any interest in research, development, medical education or special interests that you may have. We strongly believe in creating roles that provide a service but also give you the opportunity to develop your own areas of special interest.

There is only so much we can say to you in an advert, so would love to speak to you about this role in more detail. Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details.

Job description

Job responsibilities

This role can also support any interest in research, development, medical education or special interests that you may have. We strongly believe in creating roles that provide a service but also give you the opportunity to develop your own areas of special interest.

There is only so much we can say to you in an advert, so would love to speak to you about this role in more detail. Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details.

Person Specification

Essential and desirable

Essential

  • MBBS
  • Entry onto the specialist register currently or within 6 months
  • Ac status or achievable within 3 months
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent clinical skills using biopsychosocial perspective and wider medical knowledge
  • s12 approval

Desirable

  • Experience of clinical research/service evaluation
  • Evidence of experience in education, research, audit
Person Specification

Essential and desirable

Essential

  • MBBS
  • Entry onto the specialist register currently or within 6 months
  • Ac status or achievable within 3 months
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent clinical skills using biopsychosocial perspective and wider medical knowledge
  • s12 approval

Desirable

  • Experience of clinical research/service evaluation
  • Evidence of experience in education, research, audit

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

Pepperville House

Fort Road

Littlehampton

BN17 7QU


Employer's website

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


Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Pepperville House

Fort Road

Littlehampton

BN17 7QU


Employer's website

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


For questions about the job, contact:

Dr Claire Tanner

Claire.Tanner@spft.nhs.uk

07710977985

Date posted

22 June 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£84,559 to £114,003 a year pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number

354-AC-20312-O

Job locations

Pepperville House

Fort Road

Littlehampton

BN17 7QU


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