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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/12/2020.

LAS ST4+ in Psychiatry

Job Reference: 367-HPFT-MEDICAL-223-A

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Kingfisher Court, Radlett, Hertfordshire

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire which you can find in the 'Further Links' section of this advert. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form (If you are experiencing problems please call 01707 253878).

The Role

Locum Appointment of Service Specialty Trainee 4+

An exciting opportunity for a LAS ST4+ post has become available at the CQC rated ‘Outstanding’ trust, Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust.

The post will be based at Kingfisher Court in Hertfordshire, and is available to start from February 2021 - August 2021 (with the possibility of an extension).

This post would be at aimed at ST4-6 level (i.e. 3-5 years post qualification/post foundation level) and whilst this is not an approved training post we would mirror the training opportunities given to those in training posts and the successful applicant will work alongside and share on-call duties with our Senior Trainees.

Access to supervision is excellent and post holders will be supported in maintaining their training portfolio.

Study Leave opportunities are available at HPFT, as well as in house training which are available for both our Trainee Doctors and Trust Grade Doctors.

The successful candidate will need to be able to communicate well with professionals and relatives; prioritise their workload and work effectively within a Multidisciplinary team.

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust welcomes applications from individuals who are welcoming, kind, professional, respectful and professional.

Hertfordshire is a good place to live, with exceptional schools and excellent transport links to Central London.

Eligibility: Candidates should be fully registered with the GMC and have a license to practice, as well having significant experience and a real interest in psychiatry, please note the Trust is not able to provide sponsorship to obtain GMC registration.

Occupational Health & Disclosure & Barring of Service Checks (DBS): The appointment will be subject to clearance from the Occupational Health Department and the DBS.

References: Any offer of appointment will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references one of which must be from current employer and which cover the last three years of employment and/or education.

Part time or job sharing applicants are also welcome to apply.

**Please note should sufficient applications be received HPFT reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time, we always encourage all interested applicants to apply at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment**

About us

Work for an NHS trust that’s been rated as 'OUTSTANDING' by the CQC. Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is a successful provider of mental health and learning disability services with ambitions to be the leading provider in the country. We are already delivering services as far afield as Norfolk and North Essex as well as for the population of Hertfordshire. We are a Values Based organisation and our aim is to ensure that we deliver an experience that is consistently welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional, because these are the Values that our service users, carers and staff told us meant the most to them. We are currently embarking on a major transformation programme that will change the way that we deliver our services. We are also delighted to be named in the top 100 list of the best places to work in the health service in 2014, which is due to the national staff survey results as well as our range of engagement activities, the diversity of our staff, support for employees with a disability or those who have suffered mental ill health themselves, and our training and development programmes.

Additional Information

HPFT is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and in order to reflect the diversity of its population, positively encourages applications from all areas of the community. We aim to be a representative organisation with regards to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, beliefs and sexual orientation and are fully committed to equality, diversity and human rights and encourage applications from all sections of the community including users of mental health services.

The Trust is committed to helping staff balance work and home life and welcomes applications from candidates wishing to work part-time or under flexible working arrangements.

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.

UK Registration

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

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