An exciting opportunity for an experienced Consultant in General Adult Inpatient Psychiatry to join a Clinical Assessment Unit. You will be working with a team of highly skilled doctors that aims to provide great service to their patients. The team is part of the an NHS Foundation Trust which is known as the leading Trust in mental health research. The Trust was rated as "good" overall by the CQC in 2019. The post if suitable for overseas consultants, including candidates who are pursuing CESR. Specialists in Forensic Psychiatry holding a specialist certification would be suitable for this post, based on experience entering at either Specialty Doctor or Consultant grade.
Overseas applications from experienced Specialty Doctors and Consultants are welcomed.
WHAT IS THE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST LIKE?
The NHS Foundation Trust is the leading trust in mental health research. They provide excellent opportunities for professional development. The NHS Foundation Trust provides a broad range of community and inpatient mental health services, community services (including therapies), learning disability services, healthy lifestyle support and addictions services to a population of 765,000 people of all ages who live within areas of more than 4,700 square kilometres.
The Trust employs approximately 2,800 staff across more than 79 sites at locations throughout 4 towns. Their budgeted income for 2022/2023 is £186m. The NHS Foundation Trust works closely with major academic partners which ensures the nurturing of workforce of tomorrow's doctors, nurses and other health professionals. They aim to be a leading provider of integrated health services, recognised for the care compassion and commitment of their staff and known as a great employer and a valued partner.
The way they deliver their services has a direct bearing on their patients and carers’ experience of the Trust and, most importantly of all, their health. The NHS Foundation Trust aim to provide the best services they can and constantly look at how they can improve them aspiring to excellence and be the best that they can be. They offer a wide range of benefits to help support a healthy work-life balance and support their employees' overall health & wellbeing.
WHAT IS THE DEPARTMENT & TEAM LIKE?
The department is a team of established multi professional doctors at the Clinical Assessment Unit. It is a 14 bedded in-patient facility, which offers assessment for people with a variety of mental health needs across several towns. On Clinical Decisions Unit, a high level of skill and knowledge is required across the team, who are providing assessment, observation and care to people who are in a crisis or experiencing complex needs.
Although every patient’s journey is individualised, the emphasis on the assessment, and clinical decisions are usually made with a plan to support recovery, within a 7-day period. The post holder is expected to:
WHAT IS LIFE LIKE IN THE AREA?
Blessed with rural beauty, bustling towns and a dramatic coastline, the area makes a wonderful place to call home. Affordable property prices make living here even more appealing, with luxurious city-centre apartments, quiet suburban new builds and charming country cottages to choose from. Some of the UK’s finest beaches are located right here. Affordable property prices make living here even more appealing, with luxurious city-centre apartments, quiet suburban new builds and charming country cottages to choose from.
One of their areas is known for its quirky narrow streets and bustling harbour. You will enjoy the quirky fishing villages, the unspoilt sandy beaches, the staggering views from the clifftops, and the popular seaside resorts. You will enjoy the 800km of bridleways that weave through the peaceful and colourful countryside.
WHAT OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE TO YOU AT HUMBER TEACHING NHS FOUNDATION TRUST?
With an extremely active education/teaching programme supported by the consultant team, there is opportunity to work towards and complete CESR, exams, get involved in active research and many aspects of CPD.
Participation in research and educational activities will be encouraged.
ARE YOU ELIGIBLE FOR THIS ROLE?
UK based applicants