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Speciality Doctor

Specialty Doctor

Main area
Mental Health
Specialty Doctor
40 hours per week
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BED Bedford Medical Staffing
£37,923 to £70,718 pa
04/02/2019 23:59

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

We have a number of Specialty Doctor Vacancies across our Bedfordshire Mental Health & Wellbeing Services within Community Mental Health Teams and In-patient Wards.

We are looking for ambitious and enthusiastic doctors who welcome a challenge. You will be encouraged to develop skills and gain experience which can go towards gaining CESR status. Within these roles there will be the opportunity to:

- Have supervision, mentoring and coaching support including peer supervision for CPD

- Acting Up opportunities to gain valuable experience

- Tailored action plan focused on gathering evidence in order to demonstrate an equivalent level of competence for CESR

- Opportunity for teaching medical students and doctors in training

- Training and support to apply for Section 12(s), DOLS and Approved Clinician status

- To attend an annual review of progression panel (ARP) to review placement and support progress

- A review of your job plan to incorporate 2 protected SPA sessions per week to all focus on the CESR and clinical / personal development

- Guaranteed opportunities to act up, gaining valuable experience

- Support to get GMC specialist registration through article 14

We are only 45 minutes away from London King's Cross.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

If you are interested in joining one of the top 10 NHS employers then contact either Micol Ascoli, ACD for Inpatient Services on 07961744968 or Dr Zelpha Kittler, Clinical Director for Bedfordshire Mental & Wellbeing Services, on 01234 310138 to discuss these opportunities further. Alternatively arrange a visit to see for yourself the excellent services and opportunities on offer.

If you have problems applying, contact

0207 655 4186