Consultant - Older Adult Psychiatry - Deal Locality

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority

Older Adult Consultant Psychiatrist – Coleman House, Dover – 7 PA

28 hours (7 PA’s) per week plus on-call

£55,902 - £75,367.60 pro rata per annum
(Full time equivalent: £79,860 - £107,668 per annum)

Plus 0.5PA for on-call and 3% (of a 10 PA salary) Category A availability supplement. This is pro rata for part time staff.

Please note that you will be required to submit an application form for each post you are interested in applying for.

Welcome to Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT) and the new career choice you have (or did not realise you have) been looking for.

COVID-19 has brought with it many challenges but it has also shown us alternative ways of effective working that look set to be adopted moving forward.

This includes home working and the smart use of technology for both appointments with service users and staying connected to colleagues. Talk to us about how that could make a difference in your life.

There are many reasons to make East Kent in particular the place to live as well as work in 2020. Be it the stunning coastline, renowned and hidden histories, incredible schools, areas of outstanding natural beauty, fabulous food and drink, welcoming communities, stunning architecture and perfect days out.

Deal town has just been voted one of the best places to live in the UK this year with its cute seaside vibe, independent shops and burgeoning café culture. Either side of it are the art meccas of Margate and Folkestone, attracting world class exhibits and home to celebrated eateries and activities.

Sandwich and the surrounding villages will offer the quintessential Kent experience and are the destination if golf is your sport, with the excitement of the Open Championship coming in 2021. While Canterbury has drawn visitors for centuries; it is a breath-taking city full of heritage and attractions and the site for Kent’s new medical school, set to benefit from your input and you from being involved.

Plus this corner of the country is often a tropical bubble when it comes to the weather and has excellent travel links to both the capital and the continent.

Take a closer look at East Kent to thrive both inside and outside of work.

As well as a new hire bonus (£15,000*) and financial support for relocation (up to £8,000*), we want to understand what flexibility means to you. Is it a nine-day fortnight or condensed hours? Do you have caring responsibilities? Is there a certain day you cannot work for personal reasons? Talk to us.

We are stronger in our diversity with close to 60 nations represented and we want the real you to turn up at work; it is an environment where you are encouraged to be yourself.

“I can feel a real shift in feeling safer to speak up @kmptnhs We are getting better at listening without judgement. We are getting better at resisting the urge to jump to action. The networks (BAME, Faith, (dis)Ability and LGBTQ+) are reducing the effects of isolation and broadening views #stilllistening” - Celina on Twitter

We are all responsible for the evolving culture and the movement is tangible.

*Subject to conditions

Information specific to the post
CMHCGOP for Dover/Deal is a joint team located at Coleman House Dover

CMHCGOP Dover/Deal provides a comprehensive psychiatric assessment and treatment service for the over 65 year old population in the Dover and Deal areas. It offers assessment, diagnosis and treatment for the full range of psychiatric conditions including psychological assessments and therapy. The team is made up of Consultant Psychiatrists, Specialty Doctor, Nurses, Occupational therapists, Psychologists, Support Workers and Administrative support.

CMHCGOP Dover/Deal runs a busy Memory Assessment Service for clients of all ages. The Memory Service is MSNAP accredited. The Dementia Service User work is presented locally as the SUNshiner group and the Memory Service is currently also in talks to expand the membership/role of the Trust Dementia Envoys.

This is a community based post, which does not include inpatient responsibilities. The post holder will work with the 8 PA Consultant for Dover and the full time Section 12 Approved Specialty Doctor covering both areas, all located at the team’s base at the Mental Health Centre in Dover.

The post holder should have the ability to travel to all locations of the Trust in order to be able to undertake their duties.

Successful applicants must have MRCP or equivalent and be on, or within six months of inclusion on, the Specialist Register and be fully registered with the GMC, as well as Approved Clinician and S12 approval under the Mental Health Act.

To deliver an effective service it is essential that you are able to travel between bases in a timely manner.

Please note that due to the current circumstances and travel restrictions in place, all interviews will be conducted via video link using Life Size in October 2020.

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Please call Catharine Blackman on or email to make an appointment to speak to Executive medical director Dr Afifa Qazi or Deputy medical director, Rosarii Harte and click on the attached links to find out more.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Anna Andrew

Consultant Psychiatrist Older Persons. Clinical Lead for Ashford, Folkestone/Shepway, Dover/Deal

Reference: 40886169

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