We’re a large NHS Mental Health Trust in South East England. We’re looking for people to help us provide high quality services for the patients, carers and local communities we serve. We want patients and staff to recommend our organisation as a place where they would be happy for their friends and family to be treated. You can help us do this by bringing your skills, experience and commitment to Sussex Partnership. ***Internal Applicants Only*** We have an exciting opportunity for a General Adult Consultant Psychiatrist to join our crisis team at Langley Green Hospital, Crawley, West Sussex. Please note this post attracts a Relocation Package of up to £8000. Information on this can be obtained from the Medical Staffing Team on 0300 304 0393. At Sussex Partnership we are committed to providing opportunities for flexible working. If you would like to work differently or different hours to as advertised, please get in touch to discuss this in more detail. Langley Green Hospital has some free on-site parking. Also, if you haven’t thought about living in West Sussex before then you should consider the following: Journey from the coast to the countryside in minutes Enjoy a lifestyle where there are renowned cycle routes and picturesque walks, including the famous South Downs Way in the South Downs National Park! Embrace taking time to discover all the miles of scenic coastline, including West Wittering beach and Selsey. Easy access to airports - Gatwick and Heathrow are both within 90 minutes of the county, providing links to Europe and beyond Brighton and Hove or London are within easy reach via local and national bus routes and national mainline stations The team cares for adults of working age from Crawley, Horsham and the surrounding areas. You will be part of a friendly and supportive multidisciplinary team that consists of other Consultants, Nurse’s, Social Workers and more. The Trust strives to maximise clinical time for doctors so you will benefit from an assigned 0.5 WTE of direct admin support. You will work with other acute services in the local area including the in-patient teams based at the hospital, and local assessment and treatment (ATS) community services There are separate services for older persons including those with a suspected or confirmed diagnosis of dementia. This role can also support any interest in research, development, medical education or special interests that you may have. We strongly believe in creating roles that provide a service but also give you the opportunity to develop your own areas of special interest. There is only so much we can say to you in an advert, so would love to speak to you about this role in more detail. We regret that we are unable to advise candidates if they have not been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. In the event of an excessive number of applicants the Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy earlier than indicated.Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust takes its responsibilities for the safeguarding and protection of children and young people and vulnerable adults very seriously and expects this of all its employees and bank workers. The Trust works with adult and children’s social care to ensure that the integrated service has systems in place to equip staff and bank workers with the knowledge and skills to recognize abuse, and take action to safeguard and protect vulnerable adults and children and young people. It is expected that all staff and bank workers familiarise themselves with the appropriate structures and policies and with the Sussex child protection and safeguarding procedures and the Sussex multi-agency policy and procedures for safeguarding vulnerable adults and undertake the relevant essential training and further training appropriate to their role.Successful candidates are normally offered salaries at the bottom of the relevant salary range. However, where previous or equivalent NHS experience in a similar role can be demonstrated and evidenced, this may be taken into consideration when setting the starting salary. You must have appropriate UK professional registration. The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Crawley, Langley Green, England, West Sussex, RH11, United Kingdom