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ST4-6 Old Age Psychiatry

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Trainee (ST3 +)

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Older Age Psychiatry
NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Trainee (ST3 +)
Fixed Term 6 months
40 per week
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Yew Tree Resource Centre, Romford
£31,217 - £49,086 per annum
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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.

This is a 6 month fixed term post as a ST4-6 LAS Doctor in the Havering Older Adult Mental Health Team based at The Yew Tree Resource Centre, Romford. It is a community based post supervised by Dr Janet Carter, Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist.

You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, conduct a weekly clinic, complete home visits and manage a caseload which includes organic and functional mental health conditions. There is an on call rota with on call work which may involve the assessment of patients in the emergency department. There is a weekly clinical supervision meeting with your consultant.

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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 Joanne Rodda, Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist

Yew Tree Resource Centre, 20 Yew Tree Gardens, London Road, Romford RM7 9AA.

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Tel - 03005551200 ext 65804