Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry - Full time - 10 PAs per week

Location
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary
National
Posted
03 Aug 2020
Closes
21 Aug 2020
Ref
310-MED-2458276-A
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Cavell Centre

Consultant General Adult Psychiatry inpatient

Adult inpatient Peterborough

1 WTE 10 PA Posts available (7 Clinical PAs 3 SPAs)

Permanent

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) invites applications for a Consultant General Adult Psychiatrist in the adult inpatient mental health unit Peterborough.

The role:

Successful post holders will provide clinical leadership in a dynamic multidisciplinary team in Peterborough adult inpatient mental health services based at the Cavell centre. The successful candidate would join a wider group of supportive and motivated consultant psychiatrists across Peterborough and the North Cambridgeshire locality.

 Depending on the interests of the post-holder there are also excellent opportunities to be involved in medical management, under/post-graduate teaching, develop areas of clinical interest. There are excellent links with the academic department and the potential for consultants to be involved in research. There is an excellent CPD programme and opportunities for professional development.

What’s on offer?

  • Flexible relocation package
  • Protected time for research/management and/or special clinical interest with a 7 Clinical PAs and 3 SPA split (negotiable to 6 and 4 depending on individual interests and expertise in line with service needs)
  • Study leave of 30 days over 3 years with study leave budget
  • A strong ethos on learning and development for medical staff
  • Annual Clinical Excellence Awards
  • Flexible working and less than full time applications supported

Why Peterborough?

Peterborough is a rapidly growing and prosperous city based in the heart of rural east England and with a population of around 200,000.Peterborough combines a modern multicultural city life with proximity to both London and the Midlands (only 45 minutes direct train to Kings Cross) and beautiful surrounding countryside. Peterborough shares borders with Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Rutland. The Georgian market town of Stamford is 20 minutes away. The Norfolk coast is only an hour away by car. A post in Peterborough is ideal for those wanting to commute to London / the Midlands or for those looking for a new lifestyle in the country with competitive house prices for both options. Peterborough and the surrounding area boast some excellent schooling options.  

Why CPFT?

CPFT is a designated Cambridge University Teaching Trust, providing comprehensive mental health services to the people of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. CPFT is aligned with the University of Cambridge Department of Psychiatry which is internationally recognised as a 5* leading centre for research. Here at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) we are dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion. We deliver many of the NHS services that are provided outside of hospital and in the community such as physical, mental health and specialist services.

We are a health and social care organisation, offering a wide range of services, including:

  • Integrated physical and mental health services for adults and older people;
  • Specialist mental health and learning disability services;
  • Children and young people’s mental health services;
  • Children’s community services in Peterborough;
  • Social care;
  • Ground-breaking research

The Trust continues to build an inclusive culture where everyone can be their whole selves and produce their best work.  Our focus on inclusion is intended to build greater diversity in order to reflect the society we serve and be an employer of choice.

Please note whilst this post is commissioned to be full time (40 hours per week) the Trust would welcome applications from those wanting an improved work life balance and if you would like to consider this post on less than full time hours please apply and outline this on your application form and this will be looked at favourably.

Applicants should note CPFT would consider merging job plans to provide the variety and experience you are looking for.

Applicants must have GMC registration with a Licence to Practice and be on the specialist register or be within 6 months of their CCT date at interview.

Here at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) we are dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion. We deliver many of the NHS services that are provided outside of hospital and in the community such as physical, mental health and specialist services.

We are a health and social care organisation, offering a wide range of services, including:

  • Integrated physical and mental health services for adults and older people;
  • Specialist mental health and learning disability services;
  • Children and young people’s mental health services;
  • Children’s community services in Peterborough;
  • Social care;
  • Ground-breaking research

The Trust continues to build an inclusive culture where everyone can be their whole selves and produce their best work.  Our focus on inclusion is intended to build greater diversity in order to reflect the society we serve and be an employer of choice.

CPFT is looking to build upon its pool of temporary workers with Temporary Staffing Services (TSS). You will be asked at interview if you would be willing to register with TSS. This is an excellent opportunity for those looking to take on additional hours that are flexible around their personal circumstances.

If you are successful at interview you will be subject to pre-employment checks, including a DBS (if appropriate) and references to cover 3 years of continuous employment. To ensure a smooth process please bring all identity documents to your interview. A list of required identity documents will be attached to your interview invitation.

All communications will be sent to you via TRAC Systems. By applying for this post you are agreeing to CPFT transferring the information contained in this application to TRAC. If you are made an offer, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Please be advised we reserve the right to close adverts earlier than the closing date should we receive sufficient applications.

Face-to-Face interviews are currently not permitted due to COVID-19, therefore they will be conducted via Microsoft Teams.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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