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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/02/2020.

Consultant Psychiatrist (Innovative)

Job Reference: 263-CON20-01

Employer:
Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Psychiatry
Location:
St Nicholas Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary:
£79,860 to £107,668 per annum

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest healthcare Trusts in the country. Serving a population of 1.7 million, with a budget of circa £380 million and 7,000 staff, we work from over 70 sites across Northumberland, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland and Cumbria.

We have been rated outstanding by the CQC and in November 2017 won the prestigious HSJ Award for Provider of the Year.

We provide a diverse range of specialist and generic health care services to both children and adults, their families and carers and we have a number of regional and national specialist services to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

We are an ambitious organisation aiming to improve the wellbeing of everyone we serve through delivering services that match the best in the world.

CNTW values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief (With the exception of Chaplaincy Posts), sexual orientation, disability including mental health conditions or other personal circumstances.

We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and we have a number of initiatives and support for staff including access to psychology and counselling services. We are proud to be recognised as a mindful employer.

We have Maintaining Excellence level in the Better Health at Work award and also achieved the Investors in People Health and Wellbeing Award.

The Trust is committed to achieving high standards of health for its service users, staff and visitors providing a safe environment for staff, we operate a smoke free policy on all sites.


Job Title: Consultant Psychiatrist (Innovative)

Salary: £79,860 to £107,668

Would you like to work in a CQC ‘Outstanding’ rated Mental Health and Learning Disability Trust? Do you want to make a difference in changing people’s lives? If you are passionate about delivering excellent patient care, we are looking for you to join our Medical Workforce team. In return you will work with a dynamic multi-disciplinary team, receive superb training and development opportunities and excellent staff benefits.

Post Details

The post will enable the Consultant to work across a variety of psychiatric services and specialties depending upon availability of a post and experience. The concept of this post is to create a role for a specialist in the field of psychiatry, who will rotate into vacant posts for variable periods of time as agreed with the post holder and taking into account service need.

The post holder is expected to demonstrate a commitment to delivering excellence in clinical care, to working effectively with multi-disciplinary community teams and inpatient teams and to promoting the safety and wellbeing of the patients. The post holder is expected to respect the rights and the dignity of patients, to consider the individual and cultural needs of patients and to work with families and carers in the best interest of the patient (in line with the Trust Carers Charter).

Why us?

  • A flexible approach to job planning to ensure work-life balance.
  • Dedicated and protected SPA time.
  • Excellent Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and study leave arrangements.
  • Relocation package available
  • Focus on staff health and wellbeing
  • A Global Digital Exemplar for Mental Health.

The Trust is located in the North East of England and Cumbria which is an area of outstanding natural beauty, containing national parks, ancient heritage sites and major cities supported by excellent national and international transport links. The area is predominantly rural and contains the Lake District National Park which is considered one of England’s finest areas of natural beauty.

Interviews will be held on a rolling basis, as needed and can be via SKYPE.

Closing Date: 26th February 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Medical Recruitment

Email – medicalrecruitment@cntw.nhs.uk

Tel: 0191 245 6872




All of our clinical posts (and certain others), are subject to DBS clearance prior to commencement.

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Market Labour Test, as required by the Border immigration Authority. Please check with the appointing manager for the post that sponsorship can be offered prior to applying.

In view of recent changes to Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

Please note if you are external to Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust you will be subject to a six month probationary period (this does not apply to those not under Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions of Service).

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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