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

Consultant in Older Adult Liaison Psychiatry

Job Reference: 348-PSE-324A

Employer:
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Queen Alexandra Hospital
Location:
Portsmouth
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

Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

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’re developing all our Liaison Psychiatry services as part of our STP’s vision. All our liaison teams are expanding in Hampshire to become CORE-24 and PLAN accredited liaison services for adults and older adults. Transformational change and visionary people are needed in order for us to achieve our goals. Come and join us at this really exciting time for our teams and service users.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

We are looking for a versatile, enthusiastic individual to work with the existing Liaison team at Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust and Portsmouth Hospitals University Trust and help provide outstanding care to our service users and patients as they are at the centre of everything we do.

Please note that GMC registration (with a licence to practice) and right to work in the UK are essential for this role. Successful applicants will already have GMC registration or will be able to demonstrate they are eligible. Applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship should ensure they meet the Home Office application criteria prior to submitting an application


WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

As one of the largest trusts 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 believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.

As a trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Fixed term contracts would be consider if you are keen to explore this post, prior to taking a substantive position.

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 32 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment and we offer a generous pension scheme

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO APPLY

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. Shft.medicalworkforce@nhs.net

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




A DBS check is required by the Employer for this post. The Employer will undertake an initial check at the appropriate level on appointment. As a condition of employment you are required to register with the online DBS update service and maintain this registration throughout employment.

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.

To be fully vaccinated you must receive both doses of a Covid-19 vaccination. Successful applicants will be required (unless exempt*) to provide evidence of their covid vaccination status (NHS COVID Pass) or evidence that they have commenced their journey to becoming fully vaccinated. If the required evidence cannot be provided then any offer of employment may be withdrawn.

You can book your vaccination via the national booking line

*Exemptions include aged under 18, medically exempt, part of a clinical trial for C19 vaccine


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

For further advice, please visit Applying from overseas.


UK Registration

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



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