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Specialty Doctor, Older Adults Psychiatry

Specialty Doctor

Main area
Older Adults Psychiatry
Grade
Specialty Doctor
Contract
Fixed Term - 12 months
Hours
Full Time 40 hours (10 PAs) per week
Job ref
395-MED56-17-G
Site
Goodmayes Hospital
Town
Goodmayes
Salary
£39,060 - £72,840 pa (plus London Weighting)
Closing
27/11/2018 23:59

Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.

We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.

We are looking to recruit for Speciality Doctor for older people Cook and Stage wards Sunflowers court. You will work with two Consultants and Junior Doctors to provide psychiatric care to a 10 bedded male ward (Stage Ward) and a 20 bedded female ward (Cook ward) older peoples wards.

This posts will attract 10 Programmed Activities per week including 1 SPA session.

The post offers excellent CPD and study leave arrangements as well as good research and service development opportunities.

We are looking for enthusiastic and flexible candidates who demonstrate leadership abilities and are committed to working in a multidisciplinary setting.

Staff in NELFT work within a supportive environment that strives to strike an excellent work/life balance and job satisfaction, which creates an atmosphere to provide high quality care. In addition, staff also enjoys other benefits including a car lease scheme, flexible working arrangements, Childcare voucher scheme, the NHS Pension Scheme and on going opportunities for career development.

NELFT has excellent relationships with all stakeholders, robust governance structures and excellent systems of data collection and performance monitoring. As a Foundation Trust, NELFT retains any surplus generated for investment in services.

NELFT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and to protecting them from the risk of harm. NELFT recognizes its responsibility to ensure that safe working systems are in place for staff working with children and families and staff working with children and adults in their care.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Emmanuel Okoro, Consultant and Associate Medical Director

Email: Emmanuel.Okoro@nelft.nhs.uk