North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare Trust
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Consultant Psychiatrist in Adult Acute Inpatient Psychiatry
We are delighted to seek applications for our Acute and Urgent Care Directorate for a Consultant Psychiatrist.
You will be predominantly based at Harplands Hospital in Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent located within close proximity to the University Hospital of North Midlands (UHNM) and Keele University Medical School with whom the Trust has close links supporting Academic Programmes, Research and Development.
The role will consist of 10 PAs as a Consultant Psychiatrist in Adult Acute Inpatient Psychiatry, and you will engage with the development of your Job Plan.
We look forward to hearing from potential applicants and would welcome the opportunity to discuss the role further.
Main duties of the job
You will undertake Responsible Clinician responsibilities with the support of a Consultant Nurse to provide expert assessment, investigation and management of high quality person-centred treatment plans and discharge planning. You will understand and comply with and promote the requirements of relevant legal considerations within an evidence-based framework. You will also be supported by trainees and have the opportunity to participate in the supervision and support of the higher trainee programme. We have introduced the Acute Care Model of working across our adult inpatient pathway with demonstrable improvements in length staff recruitment and retention.
At North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare, OUTSTANDING is only the beginning. We recognise that our people really are the driving force behind the delivery of exceptional Mental Health and Learning Disability care for our local population and we now need someone like you, who will join us as a clinical leader on this journey. Our Community and Inpatient Mental Health and Learning Disability services are supporting those who are most in need, and we're looking for individuals who can motivate and inspireour ongoing clinical service delivery and transformation.
Life in North Staffordshire offers a unique opportunity to live in areas of outstanding beauty within our truly stunning surrounding countryside or historic market and cultural towns whilst being in easytravelling distance to some of the UK's largest cities. Living in Staffordshire and working at North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare provides a rare opportunity to combine a varied metropolitan and rural lifestyle while working in areas where you can make a real positive difference to local communities within an Outstanding organisation.
Being part of the Team based on Ward 2 you will embrace the Trust vision and values and ensure the highest stand of clinical care is delivered also ensuring all targets and objectives are met in line with national and local standards.
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