Locum Specialty Doctor- Home Treatment & Rapid Response Team

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
We believe in changing lives through giving excellent care that improves people's mental health and now is a great time to be part of the KMPT family.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Specialty Doctor to join our Home treatment and Rapid Response Team (HTT/RRT).
This is a 10 PA post however the Trust would welcome a discussion with individuals looking for a more flexible working pattern to support work-life balance.
Applicants must have full registration with the GMC including licence to practice.
MHA Section 12(2) Approval holders will contribute to a middle-tier non-residential on call rota. Specialty doctors who do not hold Section 12 (2) Approval are expected to work towards this and will be supported to do so.

Main duties of the job
  • This is a 10 PA per working week 6 month fixed term Locum post within the North Kent Directorate , providing senior medical input to the Home treatment and Rapid Response Team (HTT/RRT) , including providing initial assessment, offering follow up reviews for patients requiring short-term input from the team and CPA Reviews for patients with long-term needs on the Enhanced CPA Pathway.
  • The post holder will have a joint caseload with other clinicians in the team. They will be expected to work with other clinicians in keeping with the trust Lone Working Policy.
Please note that all interviews will be conducted via video link using Life Size.
Please note that you will be required to submit an application form for each post you are interested in applying for.

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
*Please note that this Job Description is currently on draft, pending approval from the Royal College of Psychiatrists*
For detailed information regarding the role, please refer to the attached job description and person specification. The job description will provide you with the main duties and responsibilities of the role. The person specifications will detail the qualifications, knowledge, skills and experience required for the role.
Part time or job-share applications are welcome.
Our Benefits
Here are just some of our Benefits:
  • 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
  • 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 Recruitment Bonus and/or Relocation Allowance, then please contact our Medical Staffing Team: Apply

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification.
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
Clinical Skills, Knowledge and Experience

Essential criteria
  • At least 4 years postgraduate experience, including at least 2 years in core psychiatry training programme
  • 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
  • Postgraduate experience in specialty
Academic Skills and Lifelong Learning

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
Professional and Personal Qualities

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.
  • Accou

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Job Details

Locum Specialty Doctor- Home Treatment & Rapid Response Team

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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