Overview

Client Name: NHS sites – North East London, Essex & Kent

Role: Adult Psychiatry Consultant – General Adult Inpatients

Salary: £99,532 to £131,964 per annum, dependant on experience

Shifts: Full time or part time, Monday-Friday. Job description available on request

Location: North East London, Essex & Kent (several locations available)

Person Specification

  • Must have full GMC registration
  • Must be Section 12 approved
  • Must have previous NHS experience at either Speciality Doctor or Consultant level

Benefits:

  • Approved supplier on every NHS medical locum framework
  • Priority access and first sight of large number of jobs across multiple NHS trusts/health boards
  • Flexibility on jobs/shifts; long term jobs and short adhoc shifts available
  • A dedicated Recruitment Consultant to help you through the recruitment process
  • Free CPD courses and career support with Medacs Academy
  • Lucrative referral scheme
  • Revalidation support
  • 24/7/365 service – we are available when you need us
  • Access to The Support Hub – our support service to help support your mental health and well-being and enable you to deliver outstanding care.

As a Consultant Adult Psychiatrist, your skills, knowledge, and experience are critical to the successful provision of psychiatry services at this trust. Here you have extensive opportunities to develop good collaborative therapeutic alliances with patients and patients’ families while being a pillar of clinical and educational support for junior doctors.

Working flexibly at this trust, you will enjoy close working relationships with your fellow healthcare professionals. Together you will seek to establish a common understanding of the problems the patient is experiencing, taking a lead role in establishing the strategic management plan for a patient, utilising your therapeutic skills to develop a constructive pathway to recovery.

The trust takes their contribution to medical development and advancement seriously with an emphasis on ensuring excellence across the domains which matter the most to the well-being of patients. As a result, you will have access to some of the most advanced medical facilities in the country and unparalleled opportunities for specialism, research, and academia throughout your consultancy.

As a Consultant, you will be dedicated to imparting complex knowledge and championing skill enhancement throughout the entire hospital. Leading by example, you will encourage uptake for the wide range of development and support packages available, supporting and mentoring your fellow healthcare professionals in their continuous professional development.

General key skills

In addition to your qualifications, as an Adult Psychiatry Consultant, you will have:

  • Quick thinking abilities
  • Patience and the ability to teach, coach and mentor
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A systematic approach to tasks and delegation
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • A pro-active approach to research and academia
  • Empathy and understanding
  • A flexible attitude
  • A dedication to improving and developing knowledge and skills
  • Active listening skills

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As an Adult Psychiatry Consultant within this trust you will:

Carry out new referral assessments, deliver therapy or refer to psychology colleagues for relevant interventions, or to follow up patients for medication reviews.

  • Formulate care and treatment plans, prescribe various types of treatment, and provide guidance on evidence-based treatment and effectiveness.
  • Actively support patients and their families, communicating clinical information to explain a diagnosis and treatment options using various methods to ensure practical understanding.
  • Communicate with patients and the wider multidisciplinary team on shared patient decision making.
  • Work in and where appropriate, lead a multidisciplinary team.
  • Assess and prioritise patient/client requirements, delegating effectively to others.
  • Recognise, review, and report a patient’s condition and any changes to the patient and the multidisciplinary team.
  • Performing basic administrative and clerical tasks, such as keeping records of test results, writing prescriptions, providing information to patients, and monitoring treatment plans.
  • Help teach and train other junior doctors and medical students and other multidisciplinary team members.

If you are looking for a consultancy role within a trust that continuously strives to achieve excellence, apply today and be a critical part of their renowned psychiatry services provision.

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