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Speciality Doctor in General Adult Psychiatry Adult ADHD service

Employer
North East London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Walthamstow
Salary
£50,373 to £78,759 a year per annum
Closing date
14 Feb 2023

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Profession
Specialist doctor, Psychiatry
Grade
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

This is a new post, initially for 12 months, made possible by new funding for a commissioned ADHD service. In the first instance this new funding aims to minimise service backlogs with the longer term goal of creating a sustainable adult neurodevelopmental service with the newly formed ASD pathway.

In the unlikely even that this post is not continued the candidate will rotate within the Trust as this is a permanent post. This post is flexible and will support the CESR route upon agreement with local AMD.

Main duties of the job

The post-holder will work closely as a key member of the programme team, bringing a hands-on and practical approach and helping to define, lead and drive change. The role represents a unique opportunity to help shape and deliver an ambitious and radical programme of change, co-produced with colleagues from across the health and care landscape and with service users - for the benefit of our local populations.

The doctor will play a major role in working with different professionals and managers in delivering a high-quality service for adults with mental health difficulties within an exciting and newly formed 'Mental Health and Wellbeing' Team. They will be part one of the biggest transformations within UK mental health services. The consultant will play a lead role in Waltham Forest in helping the Trust work directly with GPs, peer support workers, primary care networks, the local authority, and UCLP to both maintain high standards of care and develop local services.

About us

This is a new post, initially for 12 months, made possible by new funding for a commissioned ADHD service. In the first instance this new funding aims to minimise service backlogs with the longer term goal of creating a sustainable adult neurodevelopmental service with the newly formed ASD pathway.

In the unlikely even that this post is not continued the candidate will rotate within the Trust as this is a permanent post. This post is flexible and will support the CESR route upon agreement with local AMD.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The job profile of the successful candidate will include new patient assessments, direct liaison with Primary Care Networks, Child and Adolescent Teams, the ASD team and any relevant third sector resource within Waltham Forest. They will, along with colleagues, be instrumental in implementing and maturing the ADHD service within Waltham Forest. The community team has access to inpatient beds at Goodmayes hospital.

Person Specification
Experience based
Essential

  • Full GMC registration
  • Experience with mental health settings

Desirable 

  • Section 12 Approval
  • MRCPsych
  • Extensive experience within adult ADHD settings
  • Experience with audit and/or QI settings 

BMJ Ref: BMJ-109106/395-MED206-23

 

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