Specialty Doctor - Older Adult Inpatient Unit, Weston-super-Mare

Organization: Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

Posted: 20 March, 2020

Weston-super-Mare,United kingdom


Job description

The Older Adult Inpatient services in North Somerset are looking for a fulltime substantive Specialty Doctor to join their team. This is covering a 10 bed functional ward and regional 14 bed Organic ward based at the Long Fox unit starting as soon as possible. The post is well supported and provides excellent opportunities for professional development in old age psychiatry and offers the chance to broaden knowledge and learn new clinical skills, including supporting the consultant with running ward rounds, MHA work and CPAs. There is ample opportunity locally to support both the post graduate tutor, who is also the supervising consultant, and the Clinical Leadership Mentor for AWP who is also based at Long Fox Unit. There may be the opportunity to join the out of hours full shift rota. There will be one hour of protected supervision with the supervising Consultant each week. There are also weekly journal clubs and academic meetings the post holder can attend. The wards are also supported by 1 wte FY1; 1 wte FY2 and a 1 wte GPVTS For further details / informal visits contact: Dr Elizabeth Bennett, Consultant Psychiatrist (OAIP), Postgraduate Tutor North Somerset Tel – 01934 836455 Email – ebennett2@nhs.net Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust(AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west. We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people. We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services. Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date. Interview expenses will not normally be paid. Applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted via our recruitment system TRAC so please check your emails regularly. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks after the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. We only accept applications submitted via NHS Jobs and TRAC. Any personal details supplied to AWP by you will be held on the Trust systems in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. AWP is committed to Equality and Diversity - we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are a Disability Confident Employer (Two Ticks) offering a guaranteed interview to disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a part time/flexible basis and will do our utmost to accommodate flexible working whenever service requirements allow. 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. To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (https://www.safer-jobs.com), a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.