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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/01/2022.

Consultant Psychiatrist

Job Reference: 348-PSE-517A

Employer:
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Eating Disorder Service - April House
Location:
Southampton
Salary:
£82,096 to £110,683 pa

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities

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Southern Health Foundation Trust (SHFT) is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect. As an employee, you are accountable to ensure that you know to how to respond when you are concerned for the safety of a child, young person or adult at risk, applying the principles of the Family Approach to ensure evidence based analysis, risk management and appropriate action and escalation. SHFT require staff to work effectively together using the Family Approach to achieve better outcomes for adults, children and families. The Trust will support you in this duty by providing ongoing training, support and advice and have a Corporate Safeguarding Team who can be contacted for guidance and the provision of safeguarding supervision.


We are looking for a Consultant Psychiatrist to join our established trust wide Community Eating Disorders Service. The service operates a Hub and Spoke Model, with the Hub based at April House, in Southampton and the spokes operating from the Bluebell Rooms at Kingston Crescent Surgery, Portsmouth and the Bridge Centre, Basingstoke.

ABOUT THE TEAM

The service has a well established multi-professional team which consists of Psychiatry, Psychology, Nursing, Dietetics and Occupational Therapy professional groups, as well as health care support workers and an administrative team. The team is also looking to develop new roles including a GPwSI post.

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Alongside offering psychiatry input to the team, you will take a leadership role in the development of the newly commissioned Physical Heath Monitoring Hub. This service will provide medical monitoring of high risk cases, as well as consultation/advice to primary care. Other areas of service development include working with acute hospitals to continue to develop a more robust MARSIPAN pathway.

Part of the role will include working flexibly with the team to screen referrals for medical risk, advising on physical health monitoring, attending initial psychiatric assessments and follow up reviews of patients as well as supporting discharges from inpatient care.

 

You will be supported in this role by the EDS Consultant[TH1] Psychiatrist as well as the South East Mental Health Team consultants.

 

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

As one of the largest Trust’s in England that cover community health, specialist mental health and learning disability services, we can offer a wide range of job and learning opportunities. We offer an excellent new consultant induction programme to support and develop you as a new consultant within Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust; even if this is not your first consultant post this helps orientate you to the organisation. We have established this to create a network through your first year with the Trust combining a tailor development programme and coaching with organisational understanding. As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider all working requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit.

Contact: Dr Adam Cox, Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Hannah Turner Consultant Lead Clinical Psychologist or Louse Clifford, Service Manager on 02380819000

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive a suitable application for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.




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Frontline Healthcare workers (who have face-to-face contact with service users) in England will be required to ensure they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, from 1 April 2022 . To work as a frontline healthcare worker from 1 April 2022 it will be a condition of employment to be fully vaccinated. This requirement will also apply to those in ancillary support roles such as porters or receptionists who may have social contact with patients but are not directly involved in their care.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


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