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Consultant Psychiatrist (Prison Service)

Job Reference: 301-MS-18-64545

Employer:
Inclusion
Location:
Yorkshire Prisons
Salary:
£76,761 - £103,490

In 2002 Inclusion was created as part of the award winning South Staffordshire & Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, now known as Midlands Partnership Foundation NHS Trust. It was developed to provide evidence based innovative services to beneficiaries across England with the flexibility to provide local solutions to local communities but with the governance and commitment to quality of the NHS.

Successful in its endeavors, Inclusion has grown to both substance misuse and mental health services in the community, residential and prisons. Employing over 500 staff, including Psychiatrists, Counsellors, Doctors, Nurses, Therapists, Drug & Alcohol Recovery Workers, Peer Mentors and Volunteers. We provide services to in excess of 19,000 services users per annum across the Home Counties, Midlands, East of England up to the North of England.

The range of services we provide allows us to work with our service users in prisons, extending this into community settings, tackling both substance misuse and mental health concerns. We believe that people can change, a resounding theme of our services that underpins our success is being flexible to changing need, not compromising on quality and understanding our responsibility in achieving the best possible outcomes for service users, families and communities.

Inclusion has extensive experience of working alongside and providing services to Clinical Commissioning Groups, Local Authority Public Health Teams, Police & Crime Commissioners, NOMS, NHS England and a broad range of public and voluntary sector institutions. Partnerships are important to us, we work with a range of providers to ensure there are comprehensive packages in place for our service users.

We are renowned for investing in and supporting our staff and have a strong ethos of continuous professional development.This means we can offer staff genuine opportunities to develop their careers, gaining experience working across a number of specialisms.


General Adult or Forensic Consultant Psychiatrists

Yorkshire Prison Service

Flexible Working / Job Sharing Opportunities

It may be that you are already based in Yorkshire or looking to relocate to this beautiful part of the world. Either way, talk to us about the incentives on offer, including a generous relocation package and other incentives, to help the right candidate make the move.

 

We are looking to recruit to two brand new consultant posts, which have been created following the success of Inclusion Services (part of the South Staffordshire and Shropshire NHS Foundation Trust) in securing a competitive tender in partnership with CARE UK to provide secondary mental health care to a number of prisons in the Yorkshire Area.

Nationally, Inclusion provides Mental Health Integrated services to over 20 Prisons with the population of approximately 14000 prisoners, with an excellent track record of delivering high quality services. People using our prison services typically rate the quality of care the received as GOOD or VERY GOOD!

This is great opportunity for enthusiastic and dynamic forensic consultant psychiatrists or general adult psychiatrists with a special interest in forensic psychiatry, to provide clinical leadership to the mental health teams serving the populations of HMP Leeds, HMP Wakefield, HMP Wealstun, HMP and YOI New Hall and HMP Askham Grange – all within 20 miles of Leeds. The nominated base and exact sites covered will be negotiated with the post holder upon appointment.

In addition to the clinical work, there will opportunities for service development, teaching and training and other clinical governance activities. Nature of the prisons including the varied levels of security and population group will offer wonderful opportunities to enrich your clinical and academic skills. Inclusion is renowned for investing in and supporting our staff and we are proud to have a strong ethos of continuous professional development.

Peer support is available from the wider forensic directorate colleagues and other prison psychiatrists within the Trust.

We believe that people can change and a resounding theme of our services is being flexible to changing need, not compromising on quality and understanding our responsibility in achieving the best possible outcomes for service users, families and communities.

If you would like to find out more and feel that you share our values, we would love to hear from you!

Please contact Jim Barnard, Regional Lead (North) Inclusion Drug, Alcohol and Psychological Therapies services - 07815 566327 or Dr Dharjinder Rooprai, Medical Lead - 01785 221 143.

 




IMPORTANT INFORMATION about your application. Please read. . . . . . . . . . . .

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1. UPDATES & CORRESPONDENCE – All correspondence will be sent via email to the email address you used when making your application. Please check your email regularly. If you have selected updates by text messaging we will also correspond via this method.

2. EMPLOYMENT CHECKS – If selected for interview, you will be sent an email with the details of the documentation you need to bring along with you to verify your Right to work in the UK, your identity and DBS Check. Failure to bring the documentation will delay your employment if you are successful at interview.

3. REFERENCES - Please ensure you provide email addresses for all referees for the last 3 years of employment and advise of any gaps in employment.

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and operates a no smoking at work policy.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. 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, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


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