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  • Advert number: 307468-0
  • Posted Date: 06/07/12
  • Closing Date: 04/08/12

Urgent Care
Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne
Eight Programmed Activities per week (32 hours)
£74,504-£100,446 per annum pro rata
Closing date: Saturday, 4th August 2012
Reference: 263-UC12-033
Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest Mental Health and Disability Trusts in the country – serving a population of 1.4 million, with a budget of circa. £300 million and 7,000 staff. We are an ambitious organisation aiming to improve the wellbeing of everyone we serve through delivering services that match the best in the world.
 The Trust welcomes all applications, regardless of age, gender, race, disability or sexual orientation. We particularly welcome applications from Black and Ethnic Minority Groups. We are committed to Improving Working Lives, and offer a range of benefits and opportunities including childcare vouchers, Trust Carer Co-ordinator, flexible working, training and development options, and a Staff Counselling Service. All of our Clinical posts (and certain others), are subject to a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) clearance prior to commencement. Applicants who require Tier 2 immigration status are encouraged to work through the UKBA Tier 2 Points Guidance before applying for a post, to assess eligibility for a Certificate of Sponsorship at: Applicants will be required to provide evidence to ensure that the criteria is met, prior to the issue of a Certificate of Sponsorship. Further information can be found at:
 Applications are invited for a Consultant in Liaison Psychiatry post; working with an experienced Liaison and Self-harm Team based at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle. This is a brilliant opportunity to be part of the continuing development of Liaison Services in this internationally recognised Teaching Hospital, which provides Local, Regional and National Services. You will be working with an experienced team of five Nurses with a Band 8a Clinical Lead who deliver Self-harm and Liaison Services at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, The Freeman Hospital and North Tyneside General Hospital.
 Candidates will be registered with the General Medical Council (or be eligible at time of appointment) and be within six months of their Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) at the date of interview. A minimum of four years’ (full time or equivalent) in Postgraduate Training is essential. Two years’ training in Psychiatry is essential, or candidates must be able to demonstrate achievement of the necessary competencies. Approved Clinician/Section12 status is essential. The appointee will be expected to participate in Undergraduate and Postgraduate Training, and Teaching and Research is encouraged. Progression to Article 14 will be facilitated for interested candidates.
 For further information, please contact Dr Paul Brown, email: Acting Lead Consultant for Access and Treatment or Dr Phil Hodes, email: Urgent Care Clinical Director. Please note that if you are successful at the shortlisting stage interview details will be sent to you via the email address that you applied from. Candidates should apply online at: