Locum Specialty Doctor-PICU-Dartford

Dartford, Kent, England
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Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust £52530.0 - 82400.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£52530.0 - 82400.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Contract
Bank
Role
Other Qualified Professional
Posted
25 Jun 2024
Closes
23 Jul 2024

Job Description

Job overview
We have an exciting opportunity for a Locum Specialty Doctor to join our Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit team on a fixed-term 6 month contract at our Dartford locality.
There is one Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit based at Dartford. PICU services also provide PICU Liaison service covering the whole Trust. The service group also includes Crisis Teams across the Trust, usually co-located with the In-patient Units.
The Acute Service also manages the Liaison Service. There are 3 acute wards within Little Brook Hospital - Pinewood; Amberwood and Cherrywood wards.
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.
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.
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
*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.
*The post holder's primary role will be to support the consultant in the provision of psychiatric services to the population of the relevant area. See relevant sections above for a comprehensive description of the roles and responsibilities.
*Attendance at CPA Reviews as the medical member of the team. 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.
*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.

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:
  • 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 Recruitment Bonus and/or Relocation Allowance, then please contact our Medical Staffing Team: Apply

Person specification

Qualifications

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.
Clinical skills, knowledge & 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 biopsycho-social perspective and wide medical knowledge.
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English.
Desirable criteria
  • Postgraduate experience in specialty
Academic skills & 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
Leadership

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.
Professional & 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.
Eligibility

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 re

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Job Details

Locum Specialty Doctor-PICU-Dartford

Dartford, Kent, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
Pay
£52530.0 - 82400.0 Per year
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Hours
Full time
Posted
25 Jun 2024
Type
Bank
Closes
23 Jul 2024

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