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Consultant Psychiatrist

Job Reference: 348-SOU-049C

Employer:
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Antelope House - Saxon Ward
Location:
Southampton
Salary:
£87,362 to £107,668 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.


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

We are looking for a Consultant Psychiatrist to join our established Adult Mental Health Inpatient Team at antelope House in Southampton. The role is for 10 sessions and there is also a 10% retention supplement. The post covers our male inpatient ward, and is there to provide clinical expertise and leadership to the team. The post holder will be part of a friendly and supportive team of Consultants working in the area.

The successful candidate will also be involved in the supervision of junior doctors and medical students on placement with the service. It also has a weekly local educational programme available to the candidate as well.

Locally we have a cohesive and supportive Consultant group, meeting monthly. Here, alongside business and service development agendas, there is a strong peer support and clinical focus.

We have an active Research and Development function and we are always looking for more involvement in our research projects; we offer an excellent new consultant induction programme to support and develop you as a new consultant within Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust; even if this is not your first consultant post this helps orientate you to the organisation. We have established this to create a network through your first year with the Trust combining a tailor development programme and coaching with organisational understanding.

The Trust offers a Pension Contribution Alternative Award for staff affected by the lifetime or annual allowance. This provides an option for you to claim a cash allowance (12.38% of your pensionable pay) as an alternative to remaining in the pension scheme. Eligibility and application criteria available on request.

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We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community and we are committed to equal opportunities

We strongly encourage candidates to read all available information to support their application, please use the application form to demonstrate that you meet the requirements laid out in the job description and person specification.

If you are short-listed for this post you will be informed via your email address therefore, please check your NHS Jobs Account on a regular basis. Previous applicants need not apply within a six month period for the same role.


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; costs associated with this will be reimbursed, subject to taxation in line with guidance from HMRC. You will comply with all Employer processes in order to provide yearly permission to the Employer enabling it to view your status and to undertake random checks as required. If you change to a role where a check would no longer be required this will be confirmed and you may end your membership if desired.

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


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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