An excellent opportunity for a General Adult Psychiatry Consultant, Specialist Grade, or Specialty Doctor to join a team that prides themselves in providing outstanding care to patients. This NHS Trust is rated "Good" overall by the CQC. The NHS Trust cares for their staff, and will help you fulfill your ambitions with a varied and flexible training program. They offer an attractive work-life balance, and will help you get the most out of your career.
This is a great opportunity for overseas Psychiatry Consultants, Specialist Grade (Associate Specialist) or Specialty Doctors who want to establish themselves in the NHS, and grow their consultant career. The post is suitable for candidates holding specialisation in the EEA, or for experienced IMGs looking to complete CESR.
WHAT IS THE NHS TRUST LIKE?
The NHS Trust provide services for people of all ages, across a range of settings, experiencing both physical and/or mental health conditions across two big counties. They are the main providers of mental health and learning disability services in both counties, and also deliver community hospitals, neighbourhood teams and community nursing services for 750000 population.
The NHS Trust has an open and supportive culture, recognised by the CQC and other external regulators. An NHS Trust that wants their staff to thrive, offering them every opportunity to develop. They provide their staff with direct access to a wealth of resources to support their wellbeing, from their Staff Mental Health and Wellbeing Hub, to wellbeing festivals or access to free online exercise classes.
At the core of the NHS Trust's values, they are committed to equality, diversity, inclusion and human rights. They take every opportunity to strengthen their approach to equality and diversity in delivering best patient care and the employment of their staff.
WHAT IS THE GENERAL ADULT PSYCHIATRY - INPATIENT DEPARTMENT & TEAM LIKE?
The Ward is a 14 Bed, mixed gender assessment ward based in Worcester. The ward takes all admissions from the community for patients in acute crisis. The ethos of the ward is dynamic assessment, allowing staff to work on identifying, and safely managing patient’s needs. The ward's role is to formulate care plans, assess risk and plan each patient’s progression over a 14 day period.
The team works closely together, especially on clinical maters with the inpatient Multi-Discliplinary consisting of 1 Ward Manager, 3 Deputy Ward Managers, 1 part time Psychologist, Nursing Staff, Healthcare Assistants, 1 Occupational Therapist, Support Workers, and Peer Support Workers based in the ward.
WHAT IS LIFE LIKE IN THE REGION?
Worcester has a total population of 595,786 people in the region situation South west of England’s second biggest city, Birmingham. It also known as “The Faithful City” due to the part it played in the English Civil War. It is a city which consistency ranks highly in surveys for happiness and safety, a testament to its good infrastructure, beautiful landscapes, historic architecture and low crime.
The vast majority of Worcester’s primary schools receive ‘good’ Ofsted ratings and commutable to places like London and Birmingham with excellent transport links in the city. Worcester is a city with an abundance of walks on its doorstep with places like Malvern Hills, Cotswolds and Forest of Dean.
WHAT OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE TO YOU?
Research is a key activity for Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, and we recently launched an ambitious research strategy to double our activity in three years, believing this will enable patients to access the highest quality services and retain health professionals. Post-holders have access to a strong R&D department including a research nursing team and support to conceive, design and conduct innovative research projects using state-of-the-art technology
The Trust is also the host to the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Research Consortium, a collaboration with Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust and Wye Valley NHS Trust to streamline research between the Trusts. We also have links with academic departments, including the University of Worcester.
ARE YOU ELIGIBLE FOR THIS ROLE?
UK based applicants