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Specialty Doctor

£40,037 - £74,661 per annum
North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust

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An opportunity to join our excellent Community Learning Disability Team has become available. The Team is located in Stoke on Trent and provides a service for adults with learning disabilities and comorbid acute mental health problems, Autistic Spectrum disorder and other neurodevelopmental conditions. The Team has a dedicated Multi-Disciplinary Team consisting of a Consultant Psychiatrist, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Community Nurses and Enablement Workers. The successful candidate will support Clinical Leadership for this team. This is a full-time position and the successful candidate will be passionate about empowering people with learning disabilities, working with them to develop care plans that responds to their needs.

The Trust has strong links with Keele University and has been rated as Outstanding by CQC. The Trust trains specialist psychiatry trainees from CT1 – to ST6 level, GP Trainees, and pre-registration FY1 and FY2 trainees, in various posts throughout the directorates. Specialty Doctors also participate in the weekly CPD/post-graduate teaching arrangements, and can expand their teaching contribution in line with their personal development plans.

Psychiatric trainees at CT1-3 level are employed in a Staffordshire & Shropshire rotation scheme which includes hospitals in North Staffordshire, Shrewsbury and Stafford and is approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists for training purposes. The Specialty Doctor can participate in training other members of the Multi-Disciplinary Team, including supervision of experienced nurses training for extended nurse prescribing roles, physical examination courses and supervision of nurse practitioners.

Applicants should have Full Registration with the GMC, and it is desirable to have MRCPsych UK or equivalent post – graduate qualification.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sandra Wright, Directorate Senior Business Administrator for Specialist Services by emailing Sandra.wright@combined.nhs.uk

Outstanding- our journey continues

We’re proud to be only one of two specialist Mental Health Trusts in England rated Outstanding by the CQC.

And we are not stopping there.

Our aim is to be Outstanding in ALL we do and HOW we do it.

And that’s OUR aim for YOU.

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