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Specialty Doctor in CMHSOP - South West Kent

Kent and Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
£52,530 to £82,400 per annum
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Specialist doctor
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

YOU'RE BRILLIANT and we want you on OUR team

It's time for a new challenge with KMPT in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with tremendous quality of life. Within KMPT we have a network of approximately 150 members of medical staff, not including our range of foundation doctors, GP trainees, core trainees and higher trainees.

There are exciting times ahead with the Kent and Medway Medical School now open, a collaboration between Canterbury Christ Church University and the University of Kent with KMPT as one of the NHS partners, inspiring the next generation of medical professionals.

We are also at the forefront of partnership working - an integral part of the Integrated Care System - looking at sustainable health and social care and ensuring the individual is at the centre of everything.

Indulge your passion for research with our internationally known and enthusiastic team, who are involved in a whole host of national and home-grown studies that have the potential to shape future healthcare. You will be very welcome.

Main duties of the job

This is a 10 PA plus 1 PA and 3% Category A availability supplement for on-call post. Part time or job-share applications are welcome.

Successful applicants must be fully registered with the GMC, as well as and have Section 12 approval under the Mental Health Act.

Please note that all interviews will be conducted via video link using Microsoft Teams, date to be confirmed.

Please note that you will be required to submit an application form for each post you are interested in applying for.

About us

Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.

We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.

The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.

You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

Job description
Job responsibilities

*Please note this job description is currently pending approval from the Royal College of Psychiatrists*

For detailed information regarding the role, please refer to the attached job description and person specification.

Please call Catharine Blackman on 01622 724133 or email to make an appointment to speak to Chief Medical Officer-Dr Afifa Qazi or Interim Deputy Chief Medical Officer (Workforce)-Dr Mohan Bhat.

Person Specification
  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification
  • Qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research or management
  • MRCPsych OR MRCPsych equivalent approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Specialist knowledge and experience in old age psychiatry
  • Additional clinical qualifications
  • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practise at the time of appointment
  • In good standing with GMC with respect to warning and conditions on practice
  • Approved under S12(2) OR able to achieve with 3 months of appointment
  • Holds and will use valid UK driving licence OR provides evidence of proposed alternative
  • Excellent knowledge in specialty
  • At least 6 months experience of older adult psychiatry within the last 5 years
  • Completed minimum of three years full time training in psychiatry
  • Clinical expertise in the assessment and Management of risk
  • Good working knowledge of the interface between the MCA and MHA
  • Excellent clinical skills using bio-psycho-social perspective and wide medical knowledge
  • Endorsement in Old Age Psychiatry from Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Experience of working with Older Adults and skills in cognitive assessment
  • Experience in working in other specialities
  • Wide range of specialist and sub-specialist experience relevant to post within NHS or comparable service
  • Able to deliver undergraduate or postgraduate teaching and training
  • Participated in continuous professional development
  • Participated in research or service evaluation
  • Able to use and appraise clinical evidence
  • Has actively participated in clinical audit
  • Able to plan and deliver undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training relevant to this post
  • Reflected on purpose of CPD undertaken
  • Experienced in clinical research and / or service evaluation
  • Evidence of achievement in education, research, audit and service improvement: awards, prizes, presentations and publications
  • Has led clinical audits leading to service change

Employer details
Employer name

Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust


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