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LAS CT1-3 in Old Age Psychiatry

NHS Medical & Dental: Core Trainee (CT1/2)

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NHS Medical & Dental: Core Trainee (CT1/2)
Fixed Term Contract - 6 months
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Yew Tree Resource Centre
£37,191 pa
22/02/2019 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.

The vacant post is for a CT1-3 LAS in the Havering Old Adult Mental Health Team based at The Yew tree Resource Centre, 20 Yew tree Gardens, Romford, RM7 9AA. It is a 6 month fixed term contract.

This post is based in the community and Dr Sima Shende, Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist is the clinical supervisor.

The doctor will participate in a memory assessment clinic, an older adult mental health clinic and have a caseload of functional and organic mental health patients, all under the supervision of the consultant.

There are educational and clinical supervision meetings weekly, and a weekly academic meeting.

There are also on call duties on the adult psychiatry rota.

For more information please read the job description. 

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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 Sima Shende, Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist

Telephone 03005551200 extension 66733

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