Specialty Doctor in Psychiatry- Chartwell Ward & West Kent CRHT
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
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We have an exciting opportunity for a Specialty Doctor to join our team at Priority House, Maidstone to cover the inpatient ward and CRHT.
We believe in changing lives through giving excellent care that improves people's mental health and now is a great time to be part of the KMPT family.
This is a 10 PA post however the Trust would welcome a discussion with individuals looking for a more flexible working pattern to support work-life balance.
Applicants must have full registration with the GMC including licence to practice.
MHA Section 12(2) Approval holders will contribute to a middle-tier non-residential on call rota. Specialty doctors who do not hold Section 12 (2) Approval are expected to work towards this and will be supported to do so.
Main duties of the job
The post holder's primary role will be to support the provision of psychiatric services to the area/speciality they are appointed to.
The duties of the post holder will include:
CRHT duties :Attendance to morning MDT meetings, home visits for medical reviews ( which may include gatekeeping assessments and new referral reviews), prescribing for patients under the care of the team, liaison with other agencies such as GPs and Social Services, providing medical advice for the team and good clinical record keeping. We also work jointly with specialist services such as EIP and MIMHs.
Inpatient ward duties:Active involvement in daily clinical reviews, pre-discharge meetings, Section 117 planning meetings etc as and when necessary; to work collaboratively with the consultant and MDT in the assessment, treatment and management of psychiatric inpatients.
Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.
We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.
The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.
You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.
The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.
24 November 2022
Hospital medical and dental staff
£50,373 to £78,759 a year per annum
For detailed information regarding the role, please refer to the attached job description and person specification documents.
- Full Registration with the GMC
- Section 12(2) Approved
- Any further postgraduate qualifications in Psychiatry
- Minimum of 5 years' experience including 5 years in psychiatry.
- oMinimum of 5 years' expeExperience of emergency assessments and ability to assess and manage acutely unwell patients
- Inpatient experience
- Extensive knowledge of psychiatric disorders and their management
Academic Achievements: Audit Research/publications
- Evidence of research and/or audit publications in peer reviewed journals.
- Effective communication skills
- Demonstrates clarity in written/spoken communication and capacity to adapt language as appropriate to the situation
- Empathy and sensitivity: capacity to listen and take in others' perspectives.
- Works in partnership with patients: always considers patients preferences when discussing treatment options.
- Always considers the full impact of clinical decisions on the patients, Practice shared decision making.
- Directs and supports patients to access the information they need when decision making
- 360-degree feedback
- Patient survey feedback and reflections (see notes)
- Team working: demonstrated experience working in a team, values the input of other professionals in the team
- Managing others & team involvement: capacity to work co-operatively with others and demonstrate leadership when appropriate. Capacity to work effectively in multi-professional teams.
- Coping with pressure: capacity to operate under pressure. Demonstrates initiative and resilience to cope with setbacks & adapt to rapidly changing circumstances.
- Problem solving & decision making: capacity to use logical/lateral thinking to solve problems & make decisions
- Organisation & planning: capacity to organise oneself and prioritise own work. Demonstrates punctuality, preparation and self-discipline. Understands importance of information technology
- Flexible approach to work: able to adapt and work with employers to deliver improved patient care
- Equality and diversity: promotes equality and values diversity
- Satisfactory health clearance
- Ability to attend promptly to all necessary sites
- oEvidence of right to work in UK
- Enhanced Disclosure from CRB
- Full UK/EU driving licence
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).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
https://www.kmpt.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)
For questions about the job, contact:
Head of Psychiatry
Dr Ekwere George Umoh
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