Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust
C&I has worked closely with current service users and Trust staff to create a set of shared values that make sure people who use the Trust’s services get the best possible chance of a rapid recovery. These values are embedded in the campaign: Changing Lives – will help drive up the standards of care across the Trust. For people who use the C&I’s services, these values meant that they can be assured that through their journey to recovery they will be guaranteed:
• To receive a warm welcome through their journey to recovery
• That their dignity will always be respected
• That their care will be founded on compassion and kindness
• To receive a positive approach to care as they journey towards recovery
• High Quality Care from a highly trained team of professionals
• That each individual will be part of the wider team in the journey to recovery –
i.e. ‘no decision about you, without you’.
C&I staff are required to reflect these values throughout their service at the Trust both:
• for people who use the services of the Trust, AND
• within their immediate teams and across the wider business of C&I.
As an applicant for this role, you are urged to demonstrate within your supporting statement a combination of evidence that reflects your competence to meet the job specification and provide examples of how C&I values are an integral part of the way you have and will continue to deliver service.
Full-time Substantive Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry: Inpatient service and newly commissioned health based place of safety service.
Camden & Islington mental health and social care trust are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly skilled clinician to take on this exciting new role. The post comprises of providing clinical leadership for two different teams: One aspect will involve shared consultant responsibility for Sapphire ward, a well established 16 bed acute assessment ward and the other aspect with the new health based place of safety/section 136 suite, scheduled to open in October 2019. Both parts of the post will be based at Highgate Mental Health Centre in London N19. The HBPOS/Ward teams consist of integrated and enthusiastic multidisciplinary teams. The Trust encourages flexible working and will also consider a Part-time job-share arrangement fro suitable applicants.
The post is available from 1st October 2019.
The post is subject to the annual job-planning process as agreed under the new Consultant contract. Inner London weighting supplement applies. They will be fully supported by junior medical input (CT1-3, ST4-6 and FY2) for the ward as well as a specialty grade psychiatrist for the HBPOS service and secretarial cover with the usual office/administration facilities. They will be supported in pursuing appropriate continuing professional development and will also be encouraged to apply for temporary honorary senior lecturer status with the medical school.
The Trust became a Foundation Trust in February 2008 and continues as a mental health/social care organisation. It has well established links with the United Royal Free and University College London medical schools and the North London Junior and Higher Psychiatric training schemes.
Islington is an exciting multicultural inner-city borough just on the edge of the City of London. There is a contiguous mix of relatively affluent and deprived areas.
Applicants are expected to have MRCPsych or equivalent, full GMC registration, current license to practise and either be on the specialist register or within the last 3 months of their final year of obtaining their CCT or equivalent at the point of interview in July 2019.
The post will be mainly based at the Highgate Mental Health Centre, Dartmouth Park Hill, London N19 5 NX.
The appointments advisory panel for interviews will hold at St Pancras Hospital on Tuesday, July 9 2019.
Only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our person specification will be shortlisted for interview. If you have not been contacted within 4-6 weeks of the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted for the next stage.
We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions, when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. We are an employer committed to Equal Opportunities and Diversity, with a range of family friendly policies.
For more information please go to Camden & Islington NHS FT website.
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