- Adult Psychiatry
- Consultant Psychiatrist
- Full Time 40 hours per week
- Sunflowers Court, Goodmayes Hospital
- £77,913 - £105,042 pa (plus London Weighting)
- 28/01/2019 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.
Opportunity has arisen following an expansion in consultant numbers and movement of a colleague for a Consultant on Monet ward. Monet ward is a 20 bedded male acute ward shared with a Consultant colleague and supported by Trainees. NELFT operates a nationally recognised model of minimising bed usage through close collaboration between the Home treatment Team and acute wards.
The post is based in Sunflowers Court, an 11 ward facility at Goodmayes hospital and is part of the Acute and Rehabilitation directorate. This post will attract 10 Programmed Activities per week – 7.5 Pas for direct clinical care and up to 2.5 PAs for supporting professional activity. There may be the opportunity to contribute to the senior on-call rota which is remunerated at 3%.
The post offers excellent CPD and study leave arrangements as well as good research and service development opportunities.
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 enjoy other benefits including a car lease scheme, flexible working arrangements, childcare voucher scheme, the NHS Pension Scheme and ongoing 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.
We are looking for enthusiastic and flexible candidates who demonstrate leadership abilities and are committed to working in a multidisciplinary setting.
Applicants should be on the Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining their CCT. The candidate should be suitably qualified, including eligibility for Section 12 approval and Approved Clinician status.
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, Associate Medical Director