Specialty Doctor - Dartford Cherrywood Ward

Dartford, Greater London, 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
10 Jun 2024
24 Jun 2024

Job Description

Job overview
This post will be within the Acute Directorate (Dartford Locality) and based at Littlebrook hospital. This is a 10 PA per working week post providing senior medical input and leadership to Cherrywood ward. Cherrywood ward is a 17 bedded, female only, acute psychiatric unit.
This exciting opportunity has become available due to the previous post holder progressing in their career. Supervision will be provided by the ward consultant.
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
  • To support the provision of psychiatric services to the
    area/specialty they are appointed to. In this instance ,the post holder would support Cherrywood ward, which is a female only, 17 bedded acute psychiatric unit.
  • Clinical management and care planning for the patients on this 17 bedded unit which would include MDT meetings, CPAs, liaising with carers /families and MHA related work. More details are included
    below within duties included.
  • Active involvement in daily clinical reviews, pre-discharge meetings, Section 117 planning meetings etc. as and when necessary; to work collaboratively with the consultant and MDT in the assessment, treatment and management of psychiatric inpatients.
  • To prepare reports (with supervision and support as needed) and attend Mental Health Act Tribunals as and when necessary, in agreement with the supervising consultant.
  • With the patient's consent, to ensure the involvement of families and carers, wherever possible, in treatment planning.
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
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:
  • 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

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • • Full Registration with the GMC
  • • MRCPsych/Equivalent
  • • Section 12(2) Approved
Desirable criteria
  • • Any further postgraduate Qualifications in Psychiatry

Essential criteria
  • • Minimum of 5 years' experience including 5 years in psychiatry.
  • • Experience of emergency assessments and ability to assess and manage acutely unwell patients
Desirable criteria
  • • Inpatient experience

Essential criteria
  • • Extensive knowledge of psychiatric disorders and their management
Academic Achievements: Audit Research/publications

Desirable criteria
  • • Evidence of research and/or audit publications in peer reviewed journals.

Essential criteria
  • • Ability to work autonomously and also as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.

Essential criteria
  • Holds and will use valid UK driving licence OR provides evidence of proposed alternative.
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 creative ways to run efficient, high quality services.
  • Excellence - We listen and learn to continually improve our knowledge and ways of working.

Ref: MED24020P

Job Details

Specialty Doctor - Dartford Cherrywood Ward

Dartford, Greater London, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
£52530.0 - 82400.0 Per year
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Full time
10 Jun 2024
24 Jun 2024

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