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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/05/2019.


Job Reference: 378-CK0436

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Medical - Community East
£77'913-105'042 pa

Our Trust exists to help people reach their potential and live well in their communities. We’re delighted you’re looking at this job opportunity and hope you want to join our team.

We’re very proud we were chosen as the ‘best organisation’ in the 2017 Kate Granger awards for compassionate care. We live our values every day:

  • We put the person first and in the centre
  • We know that families and carers matter
  • We are respectful, honest, open and transparent
  • We improve and aim to be outstanding
  • We are relevant today and ready for tomorrow

Our values are very important to us which is why we want to recruit people whose values match ours. Read on to find out more about this job opportunity.


10 PAs per week

East Calderdale CMHT


The Trust lies in the heart of Yorkshire and on the doorstep of the stunning Peak District National Park, the Pennines and the North Yorkshire Moors.


Yorkshire has so much to offer as a place to live and work from its lively cities, quaint villages, rolling countryside and stunning coastline.


Stately homes, theatres, museums and art galleries are just a few of the attractions for you to discover as well as our famous Yorkshire welcome!


We would encourage you to check out further information about the Calderdale area by searching:


We are looking to recruit a high calibre doctor to work in our progressive and dynamic Older People’s service in the Calderdale District, working alongside another Older People’s Consultant.


This is a particularly exciting time to be joining the Trust as we are reviewing all our services in a programme of transformation to ensure they meet the high quality standards that local people should expect from their inpatient mental health services - ensuring services are delivered to meet local needs, offer best care and better outcomes and are value for money.


The Trust has a positive reputation for providing a conducive and supportive working environment and we pride ourselves on the excellent collaborative working relationships through the organisation and with management and the cohesive consultant body.


You will be expected to participate in the Consultant on-call rota for the Calderdale locality which is non-resident and approximately 1 in 11, and currently Category A Low Frequency.


Continuing professional development is a high priority for the Trust and you will be strongly encouraged to continue with further education in accordance with the recommendations of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.


The Trust has Improving Working Lives status and Investor in People accreditation. We are also fully committed to providing flexible careers arrangements for medical staff. We can also offer a relocation package.


For informal enquiries or to arrange a visit contact:-


Dr Moe Kapoor, Clinical Lead – 01484 343129

Dr Subha Thiyagesh, Medical Director – 01924 316305

As a flexible employer encouraging a healthy work/life balance, we will consider Part-Time working opportunities for all our positions.

Our application process will test your attitudes and behaviours, as well as your knowledge and skills. So that we know we’d be a good match for each other. If you’re successful you’ll then have a 12 months values based induction.

You’ll also have access to a wide range of wellbeing support because our wellbeing at work matters to #allofus. There’s a great range of support for us all including a workplace physio, staff retreats, health checks, counselling, mindfulness and a variety of sports groups. You can take part in our award-winning Creative Minds activities as well as access courses at our innovative recovery colleges.

We welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

We know there’s a wealth of talent among people who have a disability as well as those who have experience of mental or physical health problems. So, if you need any support with your application just give us a call on 01226 644088.

A couple of things to note – if you’re shortlisted for interview we’ll contact you via your NHS jobs account, so please check this regularly. Please provide email addresses wherever possible for your references. Bear in mind that we reserve the right to close a vacancy before the advertised closing date if necessary, so please apply as soon as you can.

We hope you would like to join our award winning team. Good luck with your application.

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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.

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