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Consultant Psychiatrist at Mersey Care NHS Trust

Consultant Psychiatrist

Mersey Care NHS Trust Garston, Hertfordshire Full Time
Applications are invited for 2 full-time (10PAs + 1 additional programmed activity) Consultant Psychiatrists to join Moss House Community Mental Health Teams for adult of working age.

If successful in your application for this replacement full time post (10 PAs), you will join a dynamic and dedicated multi-disciplinary team delivering high quality assessment and treatment of for adults with psychosis and other severe mental illnesses referred from linked general practices from the South Liverpool area, which includes some areas of the City that are affluent but other areas that include amongst its population areas of high mini scores reflecting higher levels of deprivation. The service at Moss House has however for many years successfully delivered flexible, service user focused care.

Main duties of the job

This is an exciting time to be joining adult mental health services with the implementation of a new clinical model that is already yielding improvements in care throughout the pathway, supported by more effective team working with primary care and adultinpatient acute care colleagues.

Mersey Careis an innovative well led Trust, with an aspiration of Perfect Care for all of its service users, delivered through a supportive Just Culture environment for staff. For Consultant Psychiatrists it offers excellent opportunities for professional development, research and medical management roles. As a Global Digital Exemplar Mersey Care is developing digital applications to support the implementation of its 'Zero Suicide Policy' and the use of predictive analytics in mental health which will assist clinicians with their decision making and risk prioritisation.

About us

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist inpatient and community mental health, learning disabilities, addiction and acquired brain injury services for the people of Liverpool, Sefton and Kirkby, Merseyside. We also provide community physical health services in Liverpool, Sefton, secure mental health services for the North West of England, the West Midlands and Wales and specialist learning disability services across Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Merseyside.

Our ambition is to deliver perfect care to become the worlds leading organisation in holistic health and well being.

Mersey Cares vision and values of Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Respect, Enthusiasm and Support (CARES) drive our organisation and the way we work together to deliver services. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate, during recruitment and any subsequent employment with the Trust, that their behaviour supports our values.

Job description
Job responsibilities

It is envisaged that the post holder will work 10 programmed activities over 5 days.

Following appointment there will be a meeting at no later than three months with the clinical manager to review and revise the job plan and objectives of the post holder.

The overall split of the programmed activities is 7.5 to be devoted to direct clinical care and 2.5 to supporting professional activities (as per the Royal College of Psychiatrists recommendation). The draft timetable below is indicative only.

A formal job plan will be agreed between the post holder and associate medical director or clinical manager three months after commencing the post and at least annually thereafter.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential
  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification.
  • Desirable
  • Qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research or management.
  • MRCPsych
  • Additional clinical qualifications.
  • Eligibility
    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
  • Clinical skills, kn & exp
    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
  • Desirable
  • Wide range of specialist and sub-specialist experience relevant to post within NHS or comparable service
  • Academic
    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.
  • 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.

  • 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 Disclo BMJRef: BMJ-56877/350-C9350-21-4693
     

    Recommended Skills

    • Clinical Research
    • Clinical Works
    • Communication
    • Community Mental Health Services
    • Decision Making
    • English
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