General Adults Inpatient Consultant Psychiatrist

Boston, Lincolnshire
£76,001 to £102,465 pa
04 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Lincolnshire and North Lincolnshire CAMHS were rated outstanding in the recent CQC visit.

The post-holder will be working alongside consultants who provide general psychiatric care for adults in the East Coast area.  This post will have the support of a full-time SAS doctor for the Crisis Team, with a core trainee, a foundation trainee and part-time SAS doctor at Maple Lodge, and a GPVTS in Ward 12.  The service is designed to increase availability and accessibility of treatment for adults with mental health problems in the Boston area. 
This post is mainly based at the Department of Psychiatry which is co-located within the grounds of United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Pilgrim Hospital in Boston, Lincolnshire.  The Department of Psychiatry consists of inpatient and outpatient facilities and also Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Services. 
Inpatient – Ward 12, Boston
The post-holder will have shared responsibility for this ward with a Consultant Psychiatrist colleague (10 beds).  Ward 12 is a 20 bedded mixed sex acute inpatient unit based on the first floor of the Department of Psychiatry.  The ward also has a separate 2 bed private unit for military personnel, which is covered by a Consultant colleague.
Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Service (CRHT)
The Trust has integrated Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment teams with inpatient resources.  The teams act as gatekeepers for the inpatient units.  There are four teams across the county based in Boston, Grantham, Lincoln and Louth.  Each team has their own dedicated medical support.  The Boston Team is detailed below:
Boston area is served by Maple Lodge, which is located in Fishtoft on the outskirts of Boston, two miles from Pilgrim Hospital site.  Maple Lodge offers 15 mixed gender rehabilitation beds for adults

Excellent additional terms and conditions available – see advert on NHS Jobs for more detail.

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Closing Date: 30th September 2017