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Consultant Psychaitrist

Consultant Psychaitrist

Posted 18 September by NHS Business Services Authority
  • Do you want to work for an NHS Foundation Trust rated OUTSTANDING by the CQC?
  • Do you want to work in a service where every ward has been AIMS Accredited or is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrist Quality Network?
  • Do you want to work on a ward which has been rated Outstanding by the CQC

If the answer is YES then consider joining a service where innovation and progressive practice is at the heart of what we do; this is evidenced by our work on Body Worn Cameras, Sensory Modulation and Neuromodulation.

NHFT are currently looking to appoint Consultant Psychiatrist in Forensic Psychiatry. The role will be based at Wheatfield Ward (Low Secure) Berrywood Hospital (0.8) within the county of Northamptonshire and 0.2 Prision work.

Wheatfield Low Secure Unit is a 12 bed male ward. The ward benefits from dedicated input from a Forensic Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Nutritionist and the core nursing team. The ward is committed to innovative practice as evidenced by the recent creation of a ward programme using quality improvement methodologies which places service users physical health and mental health at the core. The ward endeavours to work in partnership with both internal and external agencies to promote a patient’s recovery. Working in co-production with individuals is embedded in both the creation and delivery of service.

The post holder will demonstrate a commitment to clinical excellence and an ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team. You will need to be a born leader and a people person who loves to collaborate and innovate. You need to be MRC psych or equivalent with full registration, licensed and specialist registered or within six months of obtaining your CCT on the date of the Advisory Appointment Committee. The ability to travel to all locations within the Trust is essential.

There are many opportunities to be involved in clinical research and you will have access to the Trust research fellows to help develop research ideas. The Trust already has a portfolio of research studies in Old Age Dementia and Physical Health.

The trust is leading nationally on physical treatments in mental health, nurse administered ECT, rTMS and ketamine infusion. We also have research collaboration with the Open University along with Nottingham, Oxford and Northampton University.

The Trust hosts Undergraduates from Leicester and Norwich Medical schools with numerous opportunities to teach this cohort.

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is an Employer which is committed to developing you and that prides itself on being a diverse and equal opportunity employer.

Northamptonshire is a county with varied countryside and numerous small villages as well as a range of good housing, excellent rail and road connections to London and elsewhere and good schools making it an attractive place for family living.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr S Latif


Reference: 40911148

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