An excellent opportunity for a General Adult Psychiatry Consultant, Specialist Grade or Speciality 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 Consultants, Specialist Grades (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 - COMMUNITY DEPARTMENT & TEAM LIKE?
The Team is a group of forward thinking consultants that aim to provide the best possible care for their patients. Caseloads within the team are monitored through line management and caseload supervision. The current consultant caseload is 28, with three CTO patients and one MoJ patient. The Malvern Neighbourhood Mental Health Service received 620 referrals over the last 12 months.
The post holder will provide specialist psychiatric assessment, treatment and aftercare services to people aged 18 and above referred to the ATS. This job comprises two functions, assessment of new patients and also treatment of patients. The Post holders will participate into a weekly multi-disciplinary clinical meeting with the other members of the ATS at the Centre. The Post holders work will involve assessing level 1 and 2 new referrals, diagnosing and formulating management plans and risk assessments of newly referred patients. The post holder will also advise on treatment and risk management of patients who have confirmed diagnosis. The Post holders will be expected to undertake urgent assessments of new or current patients in crisis.
WHAT IS LIFE LIKE IN THE REGION?
The region has a total population of 595,786 people in the region situation South west of England’s second biggest city, Birmingham. 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 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?
CESR is a key feature of this role, with a current cohort of candidates working through CESR you will benefit from excellent support.