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Consultant Psychiatrist - ATS Community - Chichester (attracts RRP)

Employer
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Chichester, England
Salary
£93,666 - £126,281 per annum (pro rata for part time working)
Closing date
21 Feb 2024

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Job overview

We have an exciting opportunity for a General Adult Consultant Psychiatrist to join our community Assessment and Treatment service team at The Chapel Street Clinic, Chichester, West Sussex.

This job attracts a Recruitment and Retention payment of £25,000, in addition to (up to) £8000 relocation allowance. The RRP payment is paid in the following instalments:
  • £5000 payment paid on appointment
  • £5000 retention payment paid at 12 month anniversary of employment
  • £6500 retention payment paid at 30 month anniversary of employment
  • £8500 retention payment paid at 48 month anniversary of employment

The Recruitment and Retention payment is pro rata for part time employees. If you would like further information, or to know the full terms of the Recruitment and Retention Payment and/or the Relocation Allowance, then please do not hesitate to contact our Medical Staffing Team - medicalstaffing@spft.nhs.uk

To find out more about what we offer please take a look at our careers portal: https://careers.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk/

Main duties of the job

The post holder will have the opportunity to join a dynamic and forward thinking assessment and treatment team in the picturesque town of Chichester.

They will provide senior medical input to the team, providing medical leadership along with consultant colleagues.

The post holder will undertake assessments of new patients, formulations, risk assessment and follow up patients under their care. They will work with the multidisciplinary team to provide high quality mental health care for patients in the local community.

They will support junior medical colleagues including clinically supervising trainee doctors and will be committed to providing a high quality of medical education to students and trainees.

Working for our organisation

At Sussex Partnership we are committed to providing opportunities for flexible working. If you would like to work differently or different hours to as advertised, please get in touch to discuss this in more detail.

If you haven't thought about living in West Sussex before then you should consider the following:
  • Journey from the coast to the countryside in minutes
  • Enjoy a lifestyle where there are renowned cycle routes and picturesque walks, including the famous South Downs Way in the South Downs National Park!
  • Embrace taking time to discover all the miles of scenic coastline, including West Wittering beach and Selsey.
  • Easy access to airports - Gatwick and Heathrow are both within 90 minutes of the county, providing links to Europe and beyond
  • Brighton and Hove or London are within easy reach via local and national bus routes and national mainline stations

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The post holder will become a senior member of the medical team within the ATS. They will have the opportunity to work with the leadership team to develop local mental health services, in line with the West Sussex Care Delivery Service aims and objectives.

This role can also support any interest in research, development, medical education or special interests that you may have. We strongly believe in creating roles that provide a service but also give you the opportunity to develop your own areas of special interest.

There is only so much we can say to you in an advert, so would love to speak to you about this role in more detail. Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details.

Please note the Job Description is still with the Royal College for approval. If there are any small changes we will ensure all applicants receive the final version before interview.

Person specification

Essential and Desirable

Essential criteria
  • MBBS
  • Fully registered with the GMC with a license to practice at the time of appointment
  • Specialist registration or ability to achieve within 6 months of appointment
  • AC approval or ability to achieve within 3 months of appointment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Has actively participated in audit and quality improvement activities

Desirable criteria
  • Qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research or management
  • MRCPsych
  • In good standing with GMC with respect to warning and conditions on practice
  • Wide range of specialist and sub-specialist experience relevant to post within NHS or comparable service
  • Evidence of achievement in education, research, audit and service improvement: awards, prizes, presentations and publications

Sussex Partnership NHS FT is committed to supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our communities. Our workforce is currently under-represented from Black and Minority, Ethnic and disabled communities and we would welcome applications from these communities.

We regret that we are unable to advise candidates if they have not been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

In the event of an excessive number of applicants the Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy earlier than indicated.

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust takes its responsibilities for the safeguarding and protection of children and young people and vulnerable adults very seriously and expects this of all its employees and bank workers. The Trust works with adult and children's social care to ensure that the integrated service has systems in place to equip staff and bank workers with the knowledge and skills to recognize abuse, and take action to safeguard and protect vulnerable adults and children and young people. It is expected that all staff and bank workers familiarise themselves with the appropriate structures and policies and with the Sussex child protection and safeguarding procedures and the Sussex multi-agency policy and procedures for safeguarding vulnerable adults and undertake the relevant essential training and further training appropriate to their role.

Successful candidates are normally offered salaries at the bottom of the relevant salary range. However, where previous or equivalent NHS experience in a similar role can be demonstrated and evidenced, this may be taken into consideration when setting the starting salary.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Company

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Who we are

We provide specialist NHS mental health and learning disability services in south east England. People receive care, treatment and support from us in hospital, at home and from a range of community services. Our services are rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission and ‘outstanding’ for caring.

Where we are

We provide services for people of all ages across Sussex and services for children and young people in Hampshire. There’s something for everyone in our local area, whether that’s the hustle and bustle of Brighton, the scenic South Downs or our wonderful coastline where you can chill out to the sound of the surf.

What we can offer you

When you join us, you’ll be coming to work in an organisation that puts people first. We’ll do everything we can to make you feel valued, respected and included. You will be given plenty of opportunities here for your career to flourish. We’re an organisation which is strong on innovation, research and learning, and we will support your development and help you learn new skills in whichever team or service you work in.

Check out the links below to view our key areas of recruitment

Nursing

Medical

Allied Health Professions

Phychology & PsychologicalTherapies

Social Work

Healthcare Support Workers 

Support Services

Check out our latest video below where we hear from our inspiring nurses why Sussex Partnership is such a great place to work.

Company info
Website
Telephone
01903843000
Location
Trust HQ
Swandean
Arundel Road
Worthing
BN13 3EP
GB

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