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ST4-6 Old Age Psychiatry

Job Reference: 395-MED92-19

Employer:
NELFT NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Older Age Psychiatry
Location:
Yew Tree Resource Centre, Romford, Romford
Salary:
£31,217 - £49,086 per ann

Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.

We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.


This is a 6 month fixed term post as a ST4-6 LAS Doctor in the Havering Older Adult Mental Health Team based at The Yew Tree Resource Centre, Romford. It is a community based post supervised by Dr Janet Carter, Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist.

You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, conduct a weekly clinic, complete home visits and manage a caseload which includes organic and functional mental health conditions. There is an on call rota with on call work which may involve the assessment of patients in the emergency department. There is a weekly clinical supervision meeting with your consultant.
 
For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Joanne Rodda, Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist, Yew Tree Resource Centre, 20 Yew Tree Gardens, London Road, Romford RM7 9AA.

Email - joanne.rodda@nelft.nhs.uk

Tel - 03005551200 ext 65804




As an employee of NELFT, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Excellent working environments
  • Agile working with outstanding ICT support
  • A award-winning approach to Equality and Diversity with supportive networks for ethnic minority staff, staff with disabilities and LGBT staff
  • Staff Benefits including NHS Pension, a salary sacrifice car scheme, discount schemes, cycle scheme and Annual Leave Sale / Purchase scheme, trade union membership
  • A focus on staff health and wellbeing featuring subsidised gym membership, access to Mindfulness, walking groups and other wellbeing support.

We have signed the skills pledge and are an accredited Improving Working Lives organisation. We are committed to staff development and offer opportunities which include a wide range of training options and an active Quality Improvement Programme

We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity, are Disability Confident and therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community, people of all protected characteristics. We wish to reiterate that declaring a disability at the point of application, or at any point in a recruitment or selection process, will not count against any individual, nor prevent them from being shortlisted, subject to meeting the minimum criteria of the person specification.

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In the event of a high number of responses to any advert, NELFT reserves the right to close the vacancy early. .

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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.


UK Registration

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



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