Specialty Doctor in Psychiatry - Medway Liaison

Gillingham, Kent, England
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust £52530.0 - 82400.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
£52530.0 - 82400.0 Per year
Full time
Other Qualified Professional
5 Jun 2024
19 Jun 2024

Job Description

Job overview
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 on-call post. Part-time or job-share applications are welcome.
Please note that all interviews will be conducted via video link using Teams, date to be confirmed.

Working for our organisation
We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing vital mental health, learning disability, and specialist services to a population of 1.8 million people across Kent and Medway.
Join our extensive network of medical professionals and contribute to making a positive impact. We offer exceptional professional development opportunities, allowing you to hone your skills while enjoying the high quality of life in the picturesque Garden of England.
Collaborate with the prestigious Kent and Medway Medical School, be at the forefront of integrated care, and prioritise individual well-being. If you're passionate about research, join our internationally recognised team and contribute to shaping the future of healthcare.
You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing brilliant care through brilliant people.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Our Benefits
Here are just some of our Benefits:
  • Financial support for relocation of up to £8,000*
  • Easy access to inhouse research team and academic opportunity through Kent's own Medical school
  • Generous annual leave and study leave entitlement and access to the fantastic NHS pension scheme
  • Holiday of a Lifetime Scheme - Bank your annual leave to save up for that all important extended break
  • Flexible working - just ask and we will try to help
  • Excellent Learning and Development opportunities - We offer doctors at all grades the chance to engage in leadership, educational, research, quality improvement development and seek growth opportunities tailored to their areas of interest
  • Free access to an independent counselling service
  • Blue Light Card - A discount service for the NHS, with thousands of amazing discounts
  • Car lease scheme
  • A variety of staff network forums which empower, support and encourage network members and allies, to reflect KMPT values and promote equality and diversity.
*If you would like further information, or to know the full terms of the Relocation Allowance, then please contact our Medical Staffing Team: Apply

*Please note this job description is pending approval from the Royal College of Psychiatry*
For detailed information regarding the role, please refer to the attached job description and person specification.
Please call Catharine Blackman on Applyor email Apply to make an appointment to speak to Chief Medical Officer-Dr Afifa Qazi or Deputy Chief Medical Officer (Workforce)-Dr Mohan Bhat.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification
  • Good knowledge in specialty
  • Good clinical skills using bio-psycho-social perspective and wide medical knowledge
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English
Desirable criteria
  • MRCPsych OR a specialist qualification from an EU country that complies with EU directive 2005/36/EU

Essential criteria
  • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practise at the time of appointment
Desirable criteria
  • In good standing with GMC with respect to warnings and conditions on practice.
  • Approved under S12 OR able to achieve with 6 months of appointment

Essential criteria
  • Holds and will use valid UK driving licence OR provides evidence of proposed alternative

Essential criteria
  • At least 4 years postgraduate experience, including at least 2 years in core psychiatry training programme
Desirable criteria
  • Postgraduate experience in specialty

Essential criteria
  • Participated in continuous professional development
  • Able to use and appraise clinical evidence
  • Has actively participated in clinical audit.
Desirable criteria
  • Able to deliver undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training
  • Reflected on purpose of CPD undertaken
  • Participated in research or service evaluation

Essential criteria
  • Shows empathy and sensitivity.
  • Copes under pressure.
  • Works co-operatively in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Evidence of annual appraisal and commitment to appraisal and revalidation.
Desirable criteria
  • Manages own time, workload and prioritises work
  • Able to use electronic records and use IT for email, internet and office software

Essential criteria
  • Reflects on own performance and behaviour, seeking and acting on feedback.
Desirable criteria
  • Shows commitment to quality through knowledge of quality improvement and lean thinking methodology OR able to achieve within one year of appointment
  • Able to deputise for consultant psychiatrist.
  • Knowledge of structure and management of the NHS and the Trust.
Trust Values:
We are creating an environment for equal opportunities for all, where we can ALL be ourselves. We take pride in our services - which are underpinned by our Trust values:
  • Respect - We value people as individuals, we treat others as we would like to be treated.
  • Openness - Work in a collaborative, transparent way.
  • Accountability - We are professional and responsible for our actions.
  • Working together - We work together to make a difference for our service users.
  • Innovation - We find creat

Ref: MED24032P

Job Details

Specialty Doctor in Psychiatry - Medway Liaison

Gillingham, Kent, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
£52530.0 - 82400.0 Per year
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Full time
5 Jun 2024
19 Jun 2024

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