Consultant Psychiatrist - Ashford Old Age Community

Ashford, Kent, England
TN23
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust £93666.0 - 126281.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£93666.0 - 126281.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Contract
Permanent
Role
Other Qualified Professional
Posted
28 Mar 2024
Closes
27 Apr 2024

Job Description

Job overview
As a Consultant Psychiatrist in Old Age Psychiatry based in Ashford you will join a dedicated, professional and supportive team and CMHT Consultant colleague.
Ashford CMHSOP provides a comprehensive psychiatric assessment and treatment service for the over 65-year old population in the Ashford and Tenterden areas and surrounding villages. It offers assessment, diagnosis and treatment for the full range of psychiatric conditions including psychological assessments and therapy.
The team has 21 initial assessment slots per week offering appointments in clinics in both Ashford and Tenterden along with home visits and care home liaison assessments for referrals from care homes.
Successful applicants will ideally have MRCPsych or equivalent and be on, or within six months of inclusion on, the Specialist Register. You will be fully registered with the GMC, and have Approved Clinician status and S12 approval under the Mental Health Act (or achieve this within 3 months of appointment).

Main duties of the job
  • To provide psychiatric care to patients referred to Ashford CMHSOP, and provide senior medical leadership as part of the multidisciplinary team.
  • To conduct MCA and MHA assessments, attend complex case discussions, CPA and 117 review meetings and provide availability for urgent clinical matters.
  • To attend daily RED Board and referral triage meetings, weekly clinical meetings, monthly complex case discussions and governance meetings.
  • To contribute to team meetings including team performance/business meetings and to give medical guidance to team members in the form of supervision of complex cases and discussion of their caseload.
  • To support the team in maintaining the MSNAP accreditation for their Memory Assessment Service.
Working for our organisation
We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing vital mental health, learning disability, and specialist services to a population of 1.8 million people across Kent and Medway.
Join our extensive network of medical professionals and contribute to making a positive impact. We offer exceptional professional development opportunities, allowing you to hone your skills while enjoying the high quality of life in the picturesque Garden of England.
Collaborate with the prestigious Kent and Medway Medical School, be at the forefront of integrated care, and prioritise individual well-being. If you're passionate about research, join our internationally recognised team and contribute to shaping the future of healthcare.
You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing brilliant care through brilliant people.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For detailed information regarding the role, please refer to the attached job description and person specification. The job description will provide you with the main duties and responsibilities of the role. The person specifications will detail the qualifications, knowledge, skills and experience required for the role.
Part time or job-share applications are welcome.
Our Benefits
Here are just some of our Benefits:
  • A Recruitment Bonus of £15,000
  • Financial support for relocation of up to £8,000*
  • Easy access to inhouse research team and academic opportunity through Kent's own Medical school
  • Generous annual leave and study leave entitlement and access to the fantastic NHS pension scheme
  • Holiday of a Lifetime Scheme - Bank your annual leave to save up for that all important extended break
  • Flexible working - just ask and we will try to help
  • Excellent Learning and Development opportunities - We offer doctors at all grades the chance to engage in leadership, educational, research, quality improvement development and seek growth opportunities tailored to their areas of interest
  • Free access to an independent counselling service
  • Blue Light Card - A discount service for the NHS, with thousands of amazing discounts
  • Car lease scheme
  • A variety of staff network forums which empower, support and encourage network members and allies, to reflect KMPT values and promote equality and diversity.
*If you would like further information, or to know the full terms of the Recruitment Bonus and/or Relocation Allowance, then please contact our Medical Staffing Team: Apply

Person specification

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential criteria
  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification.
Desirable criteria
  • Qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research or management.
  • MRCPsych
  • Additional clinical qualifications.
ELIGIBILITY

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

Essential criteria
  • Holds and will use valid UK driving licence OR provides evidence of proposed alternative.
CLINICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

Essential criteria
  • Excellent knowledge in Old Age Psychiatry
  • 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 criteria
  • Wide range of specialist and sub-specialist experience relevant to old age psychiatry post within NHS or comparable service
ACADEMIC SKILLS & LIFELONG LEARNING

Essential criteria
  • 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
Desirable criteria
  • 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
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Job Details

Consultant Psychiatrist - Ashford Old Age Community

Ashford, Kent, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
Pay
£93666.0 - 126281.0 Per year
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Hours
Full time
Posted
28 Mar 2024
Type
Permanent
Closes
27 Apr 2024

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