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Trust Doctor ST4-6, General Psychiatry, Waltham Forest Access, Assessment & Brief Intervention Team

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Trainee (ST3 +)

Main area
general psychiatry
NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Trainee (ST3 +)
fixed term 6 months
40 plus on call rota
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Thorpe Coombe Hospital
£31,217 -£49,086 pa plus london weighting
21/08/2019 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.

Trust Doctor, ST4-6 Specialty Training post, general psychiatry, 6 months fixed term from 7th August 2019

(Alternatively, Specialty Doctor, fixed term 6 months)

Waltham Forest Access, Assessment & Brief Intervention Team (WFAABIT)

Wood House, Thorpe Coombe Hospital, 712 Forest Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 3HP

This is a great opportunity to obtain experience in a multidisciplinary team providing a community general psychiatry service to working age adults.

You will be involved in the assessment and treatment of patients presenting to our Waltham Forest Access, Assessment & Brief Intervention Team.

You will receive supervision from 3 consultant psychiatrists and your main consultant supervisor will be Dr Teresa Borrell. There are two Specialty Doctors and 3 core psychiatry / GP trainees plus a large multi-professional team.

The team is starting to work with the newly evolving Open Dialogue approach to the provision of care.

Opportunities for training, professional development and CPD can be discussed at the start of the post.

The post carries an on call  component and is part of the ST4-6 psychiatry on-call rota for the Trust.

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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 Teresa Borrell, consultant psychiatrist, Waltham Forest Access, Assessment & Brief Intervention Team 

Dr Bill Travers, Associate Medical Director, Waltham Forest

07765 242613 

Ms Sue Boon, Integrated Care Director, Waltham Forest