Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Mental health problems in older people are increasingly being recognised as a major health issue. Increased life expectancy in recent years has resulted in a growing demand for old age psychiatry services.
ID Medical is recruiting an experienced, flexible consultant psychiatrist in general adult psychiatry (female inpatient), to fill a full-time position at this NHS trust in Hull - applicants who wish to work on a part-time basis will also be considered.
You will be responsible for managing acute care (working age patients) on the female treatment unit, consisting of 18 beds. A proportion of patients are complex and challenging with personality disorders and/or substance misuse, therefore experience in this area would be of an advantage.
You will also have two sessions allocated to work with a special interest which will be decided by the post holder and the Trust
Core duties of the position will include:
In fulfilling the clinical duties of the post, the consultant will be expected to undertake the following:
To participate in the general adult consultant on-call rota. On some nights, there will be a SPR/ST4-6 or associate specialist first on-call, three junior doctors' rotas and a comprehensive crisis resolution home treatment service, which provides a triage service for referrals.
These duties are subject to review from time to time in light of the changing requirements of the service. If alterations to the described duties are required, these will be mutually agreed between the appointee and the Trust.
Benefits with ID Medical:
- Opportunities with more NHS hospitals than any other agency
- Excellent salary packages available
- Free BLS & PLS course
- 24 hour support service
- Excellent relocation package available
- Discounted CPD accredited courses
- Dedicated, experienced, supportive and friendly consultants
- Excellent support to progress clinically with new interests.
The ID Medical Refer & Earn scheme allows you to earn extra money by referring friends, colleagues or family to us for a suitable medical solution.
About ID Medical
From its headquarters in Milton Keynes as well as its Central London office, award-winning ID Medical is the leading independent supplier of superior quality locum doctors, nurses, allied health professionals and primary care staff, supplying over 5 million hours to the NHS per annum. ID Medical was formed in 2002, holding preferred supplier contracts with more than 90% of NHS hospitals and private medical sector organisations. If you are looking for a rewarding career, join us at ID Medical and help us transform the lives of the people who use our service for the better.
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- £ 75249 - 101451 Per year
- Full time
- Job Level
- Qualified (non-manager)
Posted 9 Jan 2017
Closes 6 Feb 2017
This job was posted to: Psychiatry