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Consultant Psychiatrist in Young Peoples Universal Crisis Team

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    Healthcare / Welfare

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    £82096 - £110683

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  • Published:

    1 day ago

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  • Client:

    Northumbria Water

Job Description

Job Title: Consultant Psychiatrist for Young People in the Universal Crisis Team and Enhanced Psychiatric Liaison Team, Would you like to work in a CQC 'Outstanding' rated Mental Health and Learning Disability Trust? Do you want to make a difference in changing people's lives? If you are passionate about delivering excellent patient care, we are looking for you to join our Medical Workforce team. In return you will work with a dynamic multi-disciplinary team, receive superb training and development opportunities and excellent staff benefits. The post: This is a newly created and innovative substantive consultant psychiatrist post with the Northumberland & North Tyneside Universal Crisis Team (UCT) and the Psychiatric Liaison Team (PLT) that spans the age range from childhood to 25 year olds. However the emphasis for this post is on reviewing and managing young people under the age of 18 years. The potential candidate will ideally be a CAMHS specialist albeit a WAA psychiatrist who is interested and willing to work across the traditional boundaries between CAMHS and Working Age Adult services (depending on client need) will also be considered particularly if they have CAMHS experience. The post will consist of 3 PAs with the Enhanced Psychiatric Liaison team and 7 PAs with the UCT. The provision of UCTs across the United Kingdom aligns with the NHS Long Term Plan ambitions. Extending access to crisis services across the age spectrum for our populations in Northumberland and North Tyneside also supports the development of suicide prevention initiatives across our region, in keeping with research from the National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Patient Safety.

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Employer Description

Cumbria, Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest healthcare Trusts in the country. Serving a population of 1.7 million, with a budget of circa £380 million and 7,000 staff, we work from over 70 sites across Northumberland, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland and Cumbria. We have been rated outstanding by the CQC and in November 2017 won the prestigious HSJ Award for Provider of the Year. We provide a diverse range of specialist and generic health care services to both children and adults, their families and carers and we have a number of regional and national specialist services to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. To be a leader in the delivery of high quality care and a champion for those we serve. CNTW values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief (With the exception of Chaplaincy Posts), sexual orientation, disability including mental health conditions or other personal circumstances. We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and we have a number of initiatives and support for staff including access to psychology and counselling services. We are proud to be recognised as a mindful employer. We have Maintaining Excellence level in the Better Health at Work award and also achieved the Investors in People Health and Wellbeing Award. The Trust is committed to achieving high standards of health for its service users, staff and visitors providing a safe environment for staff, we operate a smoke free policy on all sites., The Trust is located in the North East of England and Cumbria which is an area of outstanding natural beauty, containing national parks, ancient heritage sites and major cities supported by excellent national and international transport links. The area is one of the best value regions for housing and offers an excellent standard of living with accomplished schools and Universities.