Registrar / LAS SpR / Speciality Doctor StR4+ Psychiatry – Old Age – East London United Kingdom– via Workplace Doctors on a fixed term/ permanent basis.
***Location: London East- United Kingdom
***Speciality: Psychiatry- Old Age Psychiatrist
*** Role: Registrar / LAS SpR / Speciality Doctor / StR4 StR5 StR6+
***Duration: Fixed Term / Permanent (NOT Locum Basis)
***Pay rate: £NEGOTIABLE (dependent on experience £37,176, to £69,325 per year)
***Start date: ASAP
*** GMC Registration Required ( General Medical Council) Essential
Applications are invited for a Registrar / LAS SpR / Speciality Doctor / StR4+in Old Age Psychiatry. The post will commence as soon as possible (ASAP). This post offers the opportunity to develop general registrar level skills and possibly more advanced skills (ATSM) for those candidates with the appropriate experience.
Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications, upon appointment the relevant paperwork with be issued to the successful applicant- if required.
General Duties- guideline only
• Appropriate clinical responsibility for the care of patients delegated by the consultant to his/her charge. Co-responsibility for the proper functioning of the old age psychiatry department, including supervision of more junior medical staff.
• Running of ward with consultant cover on site during the day, consultant off site after hours.
• Participation in clinical audit.
• Attendance at clinical meetings and case conferences as appropriate.
• Working within the multidisciplinary team.
• Co-ordinating appropriate medical, surgical and allied disciplines concerned with patient care and communicating appropriately with general practitioners and community agencies.
• Assessment, care and treatment of patients presenting acutely to the specialty and referred to the speciality.
• Participation in the SPR on call rota and to provide cover in exceptional circumstances for colleagues’ absence.
• Attending clinics and assessing patients and formulating treatment decisions seeking advice from the consultant as appropriate.
• Attending operating sessions with the consultant and assisting or performing operations as appropriate.
• Conducting daily ward rounds on inpatients under the consultant’s care, supervising the junior doctors in the care of these patients.
• Teaching and training staff in other medical disciplines, nursing and support staff as appropriate
• Communication with other team members as appropriate
• In conjunction with the admitting clinical teams and the wider health economy to develop and implement integrated psychiatry pathways throughout the Trust
• Participation in relevant audit and quality assurance processes.
• Abide by the Clinical & Corporate Governance policies of the Trust.
• To make sure that the guidance from the General Medical Council on Good Medical Practice is at the centre of your clinical practice.
• To keep up to date in old age psychiatry knowledge by Continuous Medical Education in the best interest of the patient.
• Although a timetable will be provided, you will be expected to be flexible, in the interests of patient care and to meet the needs of the department as decided by the general manager and Clinical lead of Old Age Psychiatry.
• To contribute to the wider corporate and organizational needs of the Trust as appropriate
Post Holders are required to:
• Adhere to Trust policies and procedures, e.g. Health and Safety at Work, Equal Opportunities etc.
• Work to the Trust values - Put patients first, Take ownership, Respect others, Be positive.
• Maintain personal and professional development to meet the changing demands of the job, participate in appropriate training activities and encourage and support staff development and training.
• Attend statutory, essential and mandatory training.
• Respect the confidentiality of all matters relating to their employment and other members of staff.
• All members of staff are required to comply with the requirements of the data protection act 1998.
• Comply with the corporate governance structure in keeping with the principles and standards set out by the Trust.
• Comply with the codes of professional conduct set out by the professional body of which registration is required for the post.
• Ensure that they are familiar with the Risk Management Framework, follow policies, procedures and safe systems of work, make known any hazards or risks that they identify and take all necessary actions to reduce risk. All staff must ensure that they attend appropriate statutory and essential training.
To be discussed with Clinical Lead Psychiatry- Old Age and Departmental Service Manager. (All job plans are made with agreement of the doctor)
The salary is based on the national salary scale as outlined in the Medical and Dental Terms and Conditions and mentioned above.
Personal & Professional Development
The post-holder will be required to keep himself/herself fully up-to-date with their relevant area of practice and be able to demonstrate this to the satisfaction of the Trust.
The Trust supports the requirements for continuing professional development as laid down by the Royal College of Physicians and is committed to providing time and financial support for these activities.
Medical revalidation is the process by which the General Medical Council (GMC) confirms the continuation of a doctor’s licence to practise in the UK, provides greater assurance to patients, the public, employers and other healthcare professionals that licensed doctors are up-to-date and fit to practise. It is a key component of a range of measures designed to improve the quality of care for patients.
The Trust fully supports the GMC’s Revalidation agenda and we have a dedicated Revalidation Support Team who support the co-ordination of Revalidation and medical appraisal activity, providing personalised support for all doctors, which includes the facilitation of 360° Multi-Source Feedback, providing advice and guidance on completing appraisal documentation and sourcing evidence.
Professional or study leave is granted for postgraduate purposes approved by the Trust, and includes time off for study, research, teaching, examining, taking examinations, visiting clinics external to the Trust and attending professional conferences. Study leave allowance is a maximum of 30 days in a 3-year period.
All staff working for the Trust must promote and maintain the highest standards of Infection prevention and control practice at all times. This includes adhering to all Trust
policies and procedures relating to Infection prevention and control. These policies include all staff must be ‘bare below the elbow’ when assessing or treating patients, and washing hands with antibacterial gel between patients. It is the responsibility of the post-holder to take reasonable care not to endanger him/herself or anybody else on the premises by an act or omission.
The post-holder must adhere to the Trust’s Fire Policy.
No Smoking Policy
This Trust has adopted a no smoking policy. This restriction applies to patients, staff and visitors alike. Whilst the Trust will not discriminate against employing smokers, all prospective employees should be aware of this policy. Standards This Trust aims towards maintaining the goodwill and confidence of its own staff and the general public. To assist in achieving this objective it is essential that, at all times, employees carry out their duties in a courteous, sympathetic manner.
All confidential information, including patient records, individual staff records, details of contract prices and terms and any other confidential information, must under no circumstances be divulged or passed on to any unauthorised person or persons. The penalty for breach of confidentiality will normally be summary dismissal.
Data Protection and IM&T Security
If this post requires you to use a computer you will also have an individual responsibility to ensure the security of the software and hardware as well as your password. In accordance with Trust and Departmental policy you should only disclose data to an authorised person/s or organisation. Changing data when unauthorised to do so is forbidden. You must also comply with the Trust’s IM&T Security and PC Policies which outline an individual responsibility for all members of staff to ensure the security of information they obtain, use or process.
Workplace Doctors are looking for medical professionals with UK or Overseas experience: that possesses the following qualities:
***Ability to act part of a team
***Ability to cope with a varying work load
***GMC Registration Essential (General Medical Council) – We can provide guidance if needed
***English Language evidence - OET or IELTS and PLAB Exam Part 1 & 2 ( IELTS, overall score 7.5 with 7.0 in each module) (OET- grade ‘B’ in each testing area (speaking, listening, reading and writing) for Overseas doctors
Note: The trust operates a policy whereby all employment for staff that have access to children / venerable adults will be subject to satisfactory DBS Disclosure ( Disclosure and Barring Service) The Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and the independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) have merged to become the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Overseas candidates will require an international police check or character reference.
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