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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/06/2022.

Consultant in Adult Psychiatry

Job Reference: 348-MNH-601A

Employer:
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Cherry Ward
Location:
Basingstoke
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 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2021.

Southern Health NHS 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 committed and enthusiastic Consultant Psychiatrist to join our newly refurbished, female Inpatient ward in Basingstoke, Mid & North Hampshire Division. The post holder will be based at Parklands Hospital, Basingstoke and will become part of a team of consultants working in the Acute Care Team.

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust is a clinically led organisation, operationally supported and driven by patient centered care. We employ around 6,000 people and provide specialist mental health services, learning disability services, and community health care services.

Our vision is: ‘To provide high quality, safe services which improve the health and wellbeing, independence and confidence of the people we serve.’

We are committed to the development of your career and believe that by supporting, developing and nurturing our staff we will deliver outstanding patient care.

Why work with us?

  • Centre of excellence within Wessex research network
  • Centre for Professional Development in Mental Health, a diverse programme of high quality multi-professional courses, involving the participation of national and international experts
  • ‘New Consultants’ Development Programme’ - We’ve established this to create a network through your first year with the Trust combining a tailored development programme and coaching with organisational understanding.
  • The Trust has adopted a strong Quality Improvement agenda and there is the opportunity for training in this methodology.
  • Protected “off-site” time for CPD can be incorporated as part of the job planning process.
  • Free parking at many of our sites, including Parklands.
  • Locally we have a relatively small but cohesive and supportive consultant group, meeting weekly with our consultant colleagues in Adult Mental Health and Older Persons Mental Health. Here, alongside business and service development agendas there is a strong peer support and clinical focus.
  • Access to an excellent local Postgraduate Academic Programme to cater for CPD requirements
  • There is also a monthly Balint Group for Senior Medical staff.

 

 

Benefits of living in Hampshire

  • Beautiful countryside for walks, horse riding and many other outside pursuits
  • Amazing beaches with some of the best sailing in the UK, including Cowes Week
  • Excellent rail and air links, to London and SE
  • Places of interest including Winchester Cathedral, the New Forest, South Downs and Portsmouth historic dockyard
  • Leading schools and colleges

We think we have a lot to offer and look forward to talking with you about the opportunities available. We strongly encourage an informal visit to the unit prior to the interview.

Dr Khurram Sadiq, Clinical lead inpatient services 01256 817718 or email (name correct for email purposes below)

Khuram.sadiq@southernhealth.nhs.uk

Dr Maja Meerten, Divisional Medical Director 01256 817718 or email

Maja.meerten@southernhealth.nhs.uk

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.

COVID-19 vaccine remains the best way to protect ourselves, our families, our colleagues, and patients from the virus, we therefore encourage applicants to become fully vaccinated. We ask for vaccination status as part of pre employment checks although COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment.


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.


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