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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/03/2020.

Consultant Psychiatrist

Job Reference: 354-CS-19209-B

Employer:
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Psychiatry
Location:
Chichester, Chichester
Salary:
£79,860-£107,668

We are a large NHS Mental Health Trust in South East England and are looking for people to help us provide high quality services for the patients, carers and local communities that we serve.

We want patients and staff to recommend our organisation as a place where they would be happy for their friends and family to be treated. You can help us to do this by bringing your skills, experience and commitment to Sussex Partnership.

Sussex Partnership is an equal opportunities employer, with a sincere commitment to our people’s health and emotional wellbeing and as such, we have signed the Time to Change pledge and provide a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.

In addition, our workforce is currently under-represented by people from Black and Minority Ethnic and Disabled communities. We welcome applications from people of these communities as we want our workforce to reflect the communities we serve.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated our services good, following their most recent inspection, and outstanding in the caring domain.


We are looking to recruit a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist for the Chichester and Bognor Regis locality.

This is 0.6 maternity cover for a year until 31/12/2020

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Children and Young Peoples Mental Health Services (ChYPS / CAMHS) in the West Sussex area. The post will be based in Chichester and the appointee will work with highly specialist multi-disciplinary team to provide care in the community for children and young people with moderate to severe mental health problems and neurodevelopmental disorders.

You must be fully registered with the General Medical Council and have completed or be within 3 months of completion, of specialist higher training in child and adolescent psychiatry.

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides NHS mental health, learning disability, substance misuse and prison healthcare services across Sussex, and a developing range of specialist services across the South East of England and beyond. We are one of the largest mental health Trusts in the country. As a teaching Trust with Brighton and Sussex Medical School we have a national reputation for leading-edge research; research income exceeds £1.5 million.

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust also provides the Children and Young Persons Mental Health Services in Hampshire and Sussex. It aims to realise the potential of everyone who uses its services and to enable staff to do a great job. Sussex Partnership has teaching status and is developing into one of the Countries leading teaching mental health Trusts. West Sussex is a beautiful part of the county to live and work in, with great access to London and the rest of Europe, a wide range of schools, outstanding beaches and countryside and a good mix of urban and rural housing to suit all tastes.

Please note the Job Description is still with the Royal College for approval. If there are any small changes we will ensure all applicants receive the final version before interview.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Carly Mendy General Manager - 07464925770

 




Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust takes its responsibilities for the safeguarding and protection of children and young people and vulnerable adults very seriously and expects this of all its employees and bank workers. The Trust works with adult and children’s social care to ensure that the integrated service has systems in place to equip staff and bank workers with the knowledge and skills to recognise abuse, and take action to safeguard and protect vulnerable adults and children and young people.

Successful candidates are normally offered salaries at the bottom of the relevant salary range. However, where previous or equivalent NHS experience in a similar role can be demonstrated and evidenced, this may be taken into consideration when setting the starting salary.

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We welcome and appreciate every application that we receive but regret that we are unable to advise every candidate if they have not been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date then it is likely that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion, however please do not be discouraged from applying again.

In the event of an excessive number of applicants the Trust does reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than indicated.


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 current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

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



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