We are delighted to announce that following the CQC inspection our final Trust rating is an overall Good.
This means a Good for all 5 domains: Safe, Effective, Caring, Well-led, Responsive.
We are one of only four Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Trusts to achieve this for all 5 domains and the only one in the West Midlands.
Our Community Services for Older People was rated as outstanding.
Our Trust provides mental health, learning disability and children and family services across South Staffordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin. We have over 350 inpatient beds and a broad range of community services such as crisis resolution and home treatment, early intervention and memory services.
Specialist mother and baby, eating disorder and medium secure forensic mental health services care for patients from across the region and we have contracts across the country for IAPT, addiction and some health services in prisons as well as hosting a network for inpatient mental health care for serving military personnel.
Our 3,500 staff serve a local population of 11 million in Shropshire and South Staffordshire, and within a range of services based from Leeds to the Isle of Wight and Liverpool to Cambridge.
We are an innovative and forward thinking organisation with an expanding portfolio of services. This means we can offer our staff genuine opportunities to develop their careers, gaining experience working across a number of specialisms. We are renowned for investing in and supporting our employees and have a strong ethos of continuous professional development. We are one of the HSJ Best Places to Work in 2015.
Crisis Resolution / Home Treatment Team
General Adult Consultant Psychiatrists
Permanent Full Time Post
Job Sharing Considered
We would welcome applications from higher trainees awaiting CCT
A recent reconfiguration of inpatient services and the acute care pathway in Shropshire has created opportunities for Consultant Psychiatrists to join award-winning South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust,providing senior medical input into the Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment teams based at Castle Lodge, Telford and Redwoods Centre, Shrewsbury.
The vacancies provide an opportunity for an innovative and creative psychiatrist to work in this new way with staff with the aim of continuously improving the acute care pathway through Lean methodologies. This is an exciting opportunity for someone interested in service development and leadership within the acute care pathway.
Selection will be in the form of an ‘Open Discussion Forum’ involving services users, carers and staff as well as a formal AAC
For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit, please contact the following:
Dr Iggy Agell, Clinical Director ( Phone number removed )
IMPORTANT INFORMATION about your application. Please read. . . . . . . . . . . .
1. UPDATES & CORRESPONDENCE – All correspondence will be sent via email to the email address you used when making your application. Please check your email regularly. If you have selected updates by text messaging we will also correspond via this method.
2. EMPLOYMENT CHECKS – If selected for interview, you will be sent an email with the details of the documentation you need to bring along with you to verify your Right to work in the UK, your identity and DBS Check. Failure to bring the documentation will delay your employment if you are successful at interview.
3. REFERENCES - Please ensure you provide email addresses for all referees for the last 3 years of employment and advise of any gaps in employment.
South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and operates a no smoking at work policy.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
As part of our safe recruitment practice, if appropriate for the role, it is mandatory requirement for all newly appointed staff to be registered with the DBS Update Service.
The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.
PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early.
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.
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