Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist

Isle of Wight
£76,761 to £103,490 pa
04 Jun 2018
27 Jun 2018
Career Level
Contract Type

Your next job is closer than you think. The Isle of Wight is located just 4 miles from the South Coast, with frequent cross Solent crossings from a choice of ports of Lymington, Southampton, Portsmouth and Southsea with journey times taking from as little as 10 minutes. London can be reached in 90 minutes by rail from Southampton or Portsmouth. There is a regional airport at Southampton, with flights to many European destinations as well as UK mainland cities.

Further details about our Trust, working and living on the Island is provided in the navigation panels 'additional documentation' and 'further links' sections.

We look forward to receiving your application.

We are offering a welcome incentive of up to £20,000 for the right candidate.

Do you want to work flexibly within the NHS, If so we would like to hear from you, Part Time and Full time available for the right applicant.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious consultant to take on full-time leadership roles within our Psychiatry service and to take part in related management and teaching activities.

As a senior clinician, you will have an integral role in the performance of the teams, further development of the service, and the development of the clinical pathways.

You will have experience in the assessment and treatment of patients with a wide range of mental health problems, be knowledgeable about evidence-based treatments, show leadership skills, demonstrate an ability to teach and have supervision skills. An aptitude to work collaboratively and respectfully in a multi-disciplinary team is essential.

You will be part of a service built on clinical excellence. Our community memory service is one of 14% in the UK recognised as “excellent” by the RCPsych’s Memory Services National Accreditation Programme (MSNAP). Our ECT clinic and our home treatment service are each accredited as “excellent” by ECTAS and HTAS respectively.

This rewarding clinical and leadership role is situated in an environment that offers an excellent quality of life. The Isle of Wight, Britain's own island in the sun, is located off the south coast of England and has a population of 138,000. It has much to offer in the way of outdoor leisure pursuits, family living and is also home to the annual music festival. It is a beautiful place to live and relax after work. Connections to the mainland are frequent, fast and efficient, with a choice of crossings via catamaran, hovercraft, or car ferry, from Southampton or Portsmouth, both of which are 90 minutes by rail from London.

If you enjoy being part of a team, are flexible and approachable and are looking for a stimulating role in psychiatry, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please contact Dr Richard Braithwaite, Consultant Psychiatrist, through his secretary on 01983 822099 ext 5393.

To apply for this post, please click on the APPLY button.

Candidate Information;

Please note once you have submitted your on line application you will receive an acknowledgement email from NHS Jobs. If you do not receive this email please retry submitting your application or contact the NHS Jobs help-desk.

All short-listed candidates will be notified and contacted via email. The email will provide you with everything you need to know about the selection process. You are encouraged to check your emails regularly.

Regrettably, we are unable to contact unsuccessful applicants to inform them of this decision, therefore if you have not heard from us within 28 days of the closing date, please assume you have not been successful in your application on this occasion.

Please do feel free to contact the Resourcing Team on 01983 822099 ext 6880 if you would like to discuss your application or have any further questions.

Our vision:

is to deliver quality care for everyone, every time, through Caring, Teamwork, Innovating and Improving.

Our values:

Patients come first in everything we do. We fully involve our patients, staff, volunteers, families, carers and community. We recognise that building high trust relationships,

striving for excellent communication and valuing every person is crucial to achieving our goal.

  • We care

  • We are a team

  • We innovate and improve

Our Behaviours:

How we do things are a critical element of how we run our organisation. They guide everything we do – our planning, our decision making and how we behave with our patients and each other. Our behaviours below have been identified as being the most important through wide consultation within the Isle of Wight NHS Trust. The behaviours we hope everyone will experience as they are not just words.

  • Respectful

  • Open and honest

  • Professional

  • Innovating

  • Supportive

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. 

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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