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Consultant Psychiatrist - CMHT, Wiltshire

Employer
Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
Location
Devizes
Salary
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum
Closing date
4 Jul 2024

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Job Details

We are seeking a Consultant Psychiatrist to join our Community Mental Health for West Wiltshire and Devizes (WWKD). This post is an existing post, which has become vacant due to the post-holder moving into a new post.

Main duties of the job

As the post holder you will deliver direct interventions to service users at a level of intensity according to need including those service users who require an assertive approach who are difficult to engage. This will include on-going assessment, diagnoses (including review and clarification) and treatment of mental and physical health needs.

As the post holder you will provide Medical input and leadership to the WWKD CMHT with particular responsibility for patients from surgeries in Melksham and Trowbridge.

As the post holder you will also:

Provide advice to members of the Multi-Disciplinary Teams in the WWKD CMHT Team and attend regular Team MDT meetings.

Assessment and treatment of outpatients in clinics.

Hold CPA meetings for outpatients.

Visit patients in their own place of residence if clinically indicated

Liaise with other parts of the service and GPs and non-NHS organisations wherever applicable.

Liaise with the Intensive and Inpatient services as appropriate to facilitate the smooth handover of clients between services.

To fulfil the Responsible Clinician role with respect to patients subject to Community Treatment Orders.

About us

We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing inpatient and community-based mental health care. We provide services from a range of locations to approximately 1.8 million people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B& NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, across the county of Wiltshire and in parts of Dorset.

Our outstanding people promote mental health and wellbeing. The expertise and resources within AWP are dedicated to a person-centred approach for those who use our services and for all employees. We recognise that happy and fulfilled employees give better care.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please refer to the accompanying job description for full details on the roles and responsibilities of this post.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification

Desirable

  • Relevant Higher Degree e.g MD,PHD,Msc or other additional clinical qualifications
  • MRCPsych OR MRCPsych equivalent approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Eligibility
Essential

  • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practise at the time of appointment
  • Included on the GMC Specialist Register OR within six months of gaining CCT
  • Approved clinician status OR able to achieve within 3 months of appointment
  • Approved under S12 OR able to achieve with 3 months of appointment

Desirable

  • CCT in General Adult Psychiatry

Experience
Essential

  • Experience of assessing and treating patients in a community setting.

Personal Skills
Essential

  • To possess leadership skills and be able to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to manage own time, workload and prioritise clinical work
  • Able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, in order to effectively work with patients, carers and staff.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Clinical Skills
Essential

  • Ability to assess and treat psychiatric problems in Adults of working age and to deal with crisis situations.

Knowledge
Essential

  • Understanding of the management skills required to function successfully as a Consultant.

Teaching
Essential

  • Commitment to and experience of undergraduate and postgraduate learning and teaching.
  • Understand principles of teaching.

Research and Audit
Essential

  • Experience or involvement in a research project and publication.
  • Experience of carrying out an audit project.

Management
Essential

  • Evidence of management/leadership skills training.

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RVN006-BSW-JW

 

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