Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult Psychiatry in West Devon
Devon Partnership NHS Trust
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Welcome to Devon Partnership Trust! We would like to invite you to apply for the Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult, working in West Devon (Ivybridge and Tavistock).This is a permanent post as the previous post holder moved on . It is a post for a General Adult Psychiatrist for patients age 16-65 years old (16-18 out of fulltime education) serving a mixed rural and urban community in West Devon.
The post covers three PCNs and our Trust has worked closely with the commissioners to redesign the service and the form effective links with Primary Care services and Plymouth secondary care services. It has a long history of excellent community based services and has worked innovatively for many years.
The post is with a well-established multidisciplinary team of nurses, psychologist, occupational therapists, and community support workers.
Main duties of the job
This CMHT is based in Tavistock, where private office space with PC accessibility and IT support is available and appropriate secretarial support will be provided.
S/he will offer assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients as well as other expert clinical services West Devon. The post holder is expected to be part of s12 rota and on call rota
This is an exciting role for someone who wants to take part in the development of community mental health services. Apart from the regular clinical duties, the post holder is expected to take active part in multidisciplinary team meetings, referrals meetings, governance meetings and, contribute to the development of mental health services in the area. The post has a dedicated 2.5 SPA time for developing and executing the management and leadership skills.
About Devon Partnership Trust
We provide mental health, learning disability and neurodiversity services, as well as a range of specialist & secure services for the wider south west region & nationally. We are passionate about promoting good mental health & wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise & resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe & focused on people's recovery.
We are committed to developing a culture of coproduction, involving patients, families & carers in everything we do
We not only recruit based on qualifications & experience - we recruit individuals who possess & demonstrate the behaviours which underpin our Trusts core values. These include such attributes as showing a commitment to quality of care, improving lives of others, giving respect, dignity & compassion. We can bring those values to life in our everyday tasks by giving a smile; making time for people; challenging ourselves & others, & being open to new ideas.
We are committed to being an inclusive employer & applications are encouraged & welcomed from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics as governed by the Equality Act 2010. Part time & flexible working applications will be considered & supported, where possible. We particularly encourage applicants with lived experience of mental health conditions, neurodiversity or learning disabilities. We are a Disability Confident Leader.
Please refer to the full Job Description and Person specification attached to this advert which will provide further information on this role.
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