Consultant Psychiatrist Older People Liaison – Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust – Kingston upon Hull

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust

Consultant Psychiatrist Older People Liaison

Employer Location Hull Salary £88,364 to £119,133 a year per annum Closing date 9 Apr 2023

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Job Details

We have an excellent opportunity within the Trust for a Consultant Psychiatrist based within the Old Age Liaison Mental Health Service.

The post holder will principally provide leadership and senior medical input to the Old Age Liaison Service based in the Department of Psychological Medicine within Hull Royal Infirmary.

This is an exciting prospect, and you will need to be flexible, visionary and have the interpersonal skills to engage with patients and carers and develop professional working relationships with multi-disciplinary and multi-agency teams.

Applicants should have full registration with the GMC, possess the MRCPsych UK or have an equivalent post-graduate qualification. They must have full registration with the GMC. Applicants must be included on the GMC’s Specialist Register or Specialty Trainees within 6 months of completing their CCT within Older Age Psychiatry.

The role will attract at least 2.5 SPAs asstandard for a full-time post. We would be flexible in looking at enhancements to support other activities that support the wider ambitions of the Trust. There is an excellent peer support group and opportunities to be a clinical supervisor. Relocation package available.

Main duties of the job

In fulfilling the clinical duties of the post, the Consultant will be expected to undertake the following:

  • To provide consultant psychiatrist input to the Old Age Liaison Service.
  • To act as RC for patients over the Age of 65 detained to the Acute Hospital under the mental health act (small numbers).
  • To provide cross cover with consultant colleagues as required and as part of a reciprocal arrangement.
  • To offer specialist advice, consultation and training to Primary Care, Secondary Mental Health Care and Acute Teaching Hospitals.
  • To liaise with colleagues in order to provide patient centred care, effective joint working and risk management.
  • To be actively involved in departmental and team governance, including audit.
  • To participate in peer appraisal, CPD, appraisal and job planning.
  • To provide supervision and training to junior medical staff.
  • To participate actively in undergraduate teaching.
  • Participation on the Old Age and LD consultant on call rota. The Rota is a 1:7 joint LD and Old age psychiatry rota.
  • To contribute to postgraduate teaching and supervision of junior doctors. The appointee will be encouraged to participate in undergraduate teaching of HYMS students.
  • To participate in continuing professional development according to Royal College of Psychiatrists guidelines.
  • To complete all relevant clinical administration associated with this post.
  • About us

    As a Teaching Trust we provide excellent opportunities for professional development, and we are a leading Trust in mental health research. We work closely with our teaching partners of Hull York Medical School and Health Education England to offer an excellent training package that has seen us rated in the Top 5 of the GMC’s national training survey 2016.

    You will join our team of over 2,700 colleagues that work together to change lives. We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to employee development.

    Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire is a great place to live and offers some of the most competitive house prices in the country with access to excellent schools and further and higher education providers.

    We offer a wide range of benefits to help support a healthy work-life balance and support your overall health and wellbeing, including:

  • Excellent relocation package
  • Free on-site parking
  • Buy and sell annual leave
  • Cycle to work & car leasing schemes
  • Extra day off on completion of mandatory training and receiving
  • flu vaccination
  • Wide range of Health & Wellbeing benefits
  • Find out more about what makes our Trust ‘Humbelievable’ at

    Job description
    Job responsibilities

    As a consultant working in the Old Age Liaison Team, you will have responsibility for the provision of safe and effective care and treatment which is evidence based. You will share the vision of integrated and multi-disciplinary working and actively engage in the development of the service through research and support.

    The post holder would be expected to be approved as a Responsible Clinician or be willing to undertake training to obtain Section 12(2) MHA and will be expected to renew this approval according to agreed procedures.

    The ability to commute within the Trusts geographical area with access to the appropriate means of transport is essential.

    Please read our attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information on our exciting role available.

    Person Specification

  • Qualification and Training
  • Desirable

  • Experience working in psychiatry settings
  • BMJRef: BMJ-114919/338-3994023-22-B


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