Specialty Grade Doctor in General Adult Psychiatry

General Adult Psychiatry

Posted: 2 years ago

Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust

£45,124 - £77,519 p.a

Permanent

At Dorset HealthCare we’re on a mission to empower people to make the most of their lives through our outstanding, joined-up healthcare services. We’re a dynamic, forward-looking Trust, running 12 community hospitals, specialist inpatient facilities and a wide range of integrated community and mental health services for a population of almost 800,000 people.

We like to do things differently here – it’s one of the reasons the CQC rated us ‘outstanding’ in 2019. It’s also why 95% of patients across our services say they have a good or very good experience of our services and 89% of staff feel they can really make a difference. Whether you’re looking to work with us in one of our bustling market towns, a vibrant urban location, thriving seaside spot, or the among the rolling hills of a stunning rural setting, there are a lot of ways you can make a difference in our local communities.

Our 7,000-strong workforce is at the heart of what we do and our success is a testament to our brilliant people. We're all about building a workplace for the future – we believe in equal opportunities and we celebrate diversity. We’re an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome, everyone can be authentic, and we are all encouraged to be the best version of ourselves.

Working with us you’ll be part of a strong team. You’ll challenge yourself, build a career, and teach us what we don’t know. And you’ll be working towards our vision to be better every day through excellence, compassion and expertise in all we do.


This is an exciting opportunity to recruit an enthusiastic Specialty Grade doctor for a full time (10PA) post working in General Adult Psychiatry, based at Bournemouth West CMHT at Hanhemann House. This team provides comprehensive community based services to patients registered with general practitioners within the local area.

The main responsibility of the successful applicant will be providing assessment and ongoing care for patients within the Sector. Close working relationships with primary care are essential for the provision of high quality psychiatric services. The post holder and team will work closely with primary care colleagues so that patients have easy access to specialist mental healthcare when needed.

If you are interested in moving to our beautiful county, we can provide a generous relocation package of up to £10,000.

As well as working with a well-established and experienced team Bournemouth also offers extremely attractive living and we would welcome the opportunity to meet with any interested candidates prior to the interviews or submission of an application.

If you have any role specific questions please contact Dr Rodi Karadimova, Lead Consultant for Community General Adult Psychiatry (rodi.karadimova@nhs.net / 01202 858300), or Nathan Hanney, Service Manager for Bournemouth West CMHT (email nhanney@nhs.net /tel: 01202 584440)




What working for us will provide:

  • 27 days of annual leave, rising to 33 over ten years
  • Excellent NHS pension scheme
  • Health and wellbeing services
  • Flexible working options, including family-friendly hours
  • Free training and one-to-one career coaching to reach your career goals
  • Preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses and AHPs
  • Access to nine staff networks – have a voice and transform our Trust
  • Relocation costs where applicable
  • Salary sacrifice scheme opportunities – including childcare vouchers, car lease and cycle scheme, home technology equipment, and buying and selling annual leave
  • NHS discounts to save on your shopping, gym membership and more

Visit our careers website to learn more about our culture, staff stories, benefits, development programmes and opportunities.

What you need to do:

Before applying for this post, please do ensure that you have read the job description and person specification requirements. If you think you have everything we're looking for, then we'd love to hear from you, alternatively if you would like more information about the role please do not hesitate to contact us.

After applying via NHS Jobs your application will be imported into our preferred third party recruitment system, TRAC. All information about your application will come from apps.trac.jobs. You won’t be able to track progress of your application or receive messages through NHS Jobs. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Dorset HealthCare transferring the information contained in the application to Trac and accept a privacy notice under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

Applicants who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Further guidance can be found on the gov.uk website.

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