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Specialty Doctor Psychiatrist - Community General Adult

Specialty Doctor Psychiatrist - Community General Adult

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Specialty Doctor Psychiatrist - Community General Adult

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    Permanent Doctors

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    £52530 - £82400 per annum

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    Permanent - full time

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    30 days ago

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MSI Recruitment are currently collaborating with an NHS Trust located in South West England, actively seeking experienced Psychiatrists to enhance their dedicated teams. As a prominent NHS community and mental health provider, the Trust is committed to delivering comprehensive care, focusing on both physical and mental well-being. Their services extend to providing specialised support for individuals dealing with dementia and learning disabilities.

The Trust comprises approximately 4,000 professionals, including doctors, nurses, therapists, administrators, and support staff. Their work is diverse, taking place in people's homes, community clinics, and various bases. Additionally, some team members operate from the Trust's 10 community hospitals, serving a population of over 500,000 residents in the region.

Main responsibilities:

  • You will act as a senior psychiatrist for people from the age of 18 referred from within the allocated catchment area, within a multidisciplinary team setting, by providing outpatient services within the catchment area.
  • A blend of face-to-face review in outpatient clinics, home visits, and use of alternative technologies such as telephone review and video consultation software.
  • Attendance at the multidisciplinary team meetings is expected to discuss new referrals and existing caseload patients.
  • The post holder will contribute towards the formulation and management of complex cases and provide support to team members.
  • You will be will be expected to maintain close working relationships with colleagues in inpatient services concerning the care of patients from within their patch.
  • Close ties will also be necessary with the Home Treatment Team regarding the medical care of catchment area patients.
  • Good working relationships will be needed with colleagues in various other community teams to improve the care of our patients at these interfaces, including early intervention in psychosis services and liaison psychiatry.
  • No on-call is automatically linked to this post.
  • Any post holder with suitable experience and training once Section 12(2) approved,
  • has an opportunity to join the non-resident countywide Section 12 on call rota,
  • which is approximately 1:10, paying 2% of salary.

Minimum requirements:

  • UK experience.
  • 4 years psychiatry experience.
  • MRCPsych qualified.
  • General Adult Psychiatry experience.
  • Section 12.

What can they offer?

  • Flexible start dates for 2024.
  • Salary - £52, 530 - £82, 400 per annum.
  • Certificate of Sponsorship
  • CESR Support.
  • Research opportunities.
  • A relocation package may be offered.

If you would like more information about this amazing opportunity to enhance your psychiatry career, please send your CV today and secure your interview slot!