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Consultant Psychiatrist in Perinatal Psychiatry

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Job Title: Consultant Psychiatrist in Perinatal Psychiatry Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Tavistock, Devon Speciality:
Permanent position in the NHS
Salary: £77,913 - £105,042 Contract Duration: N/A
REF: 369-1126-DS Contact Name: Devon Partnership NHS Trust
Contact Email: Job Published: 9 months ago


Consultant Psychiatrist in Perinatal Psychiatry


Job Reference: 369-1126-DS

Employer: Devon Partnership NHS Trust

Department: Specialist Serivces

Location: Tavistock

Salary: £77,913 - £105,042 Per Annum Pro Rata

Note: Suitable for newly qualified

For further information on this post, please click on the link below:

About Devon Partnership Trust

We provide mental health and learning disability services, as well as a range of specialist and secure services for the wider south west region and nationally. We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery.

Our values

At Devon Partnership NHS Trust we not only recruit employees based on their qualifications and experience - we recruit individuals who possess (and are able to demonstrate) the behaviours which underpin the core values of our organisation.

These values include such attributes as showing a commitment to quality of care, improving lives of others, giving respect, dignity and compassion. We can bring those values to life in our everyday tasks by giving a smile; making time for people; challenging ourselves and others, and being open to new ideas.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of age, sex, race, religion, sexual orientation, maternity/pregnancy, marriage/civil partnership or sexual orientation status. All part time, job share and flexible working applications will be considered and supported, where possible. We particularly encourage applicants with lived experience of mental health issues.

At Devon Partnership NHS Trust we want to attract and retain talented people and create a great place to work with a shared sense of pride and ambition. Our vision is to have an inclusive society where the importance of mental health and wellbeing is universally understood and valued. Recovery is at the heart of everything we do and we are one of the pioneers in driving forward the recovery agenda.

Shortlisted for Best Employer by Nursing Times 2018

The role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and excellent consultant perinatal psychiatrist to join our perinatal mental health teams in Devon Partnership Trust and Livewell.

The role offers the successful candidate an opportunity to build a new service, to work within highly skilled and motivated perinatal mental health teams. The post holder will work clinically with expectant, new mums and their babies and the wider family system. They will work within the antenatal care pathway and need to be able to work seamlessly with obstetricians and midwives. The successful candidate will have a key leadership role in developing and delivering perinatal mental health training to primary care, health visiting, midwifery and obstetrics, children’s centres and the third sector.

Working across organisations will offer the post holder a unique opportunity to work within the busy urban environment of Plymouth and the rural communities South Hams and West Devon

Relocation package are negotiable up to £8000.00

About you

We would love to hear from you if you are an enthusiastic and forward thinking consultant willing to take a leading clinical role in our perinatal mental health service.

The location

Plymouth/S Hams/W Devon offer the post holder the choice of living the multicultural, vibrant University City of Plymouth or the beautiful moor or coastal options outside of the city.

About us

Perinatal mental health in Devon and Plymouth is an expanding service. We are developing our community services, an outreach service and our expanding MBU service. DPTs perinatal community team are the current holders of the National Positive practise in Mental Health Awards.

Our teams attract very high calibre team members from all mental health disciplines ensuring fantastic multidisciplinary team working.

We have embedded coproduction from the outset or our services, with mums involved in induction, interviewing service design, MBU design, training, peer support and pathway development


Our offer to you

Devon Partnership Trust supports and encourages consultants in their career development with good opportunity for CPD.

  • Commitment to career development

  • Wide range of leadership development opportunities

  • Up to 41 days of paid leave per year, depending on length of NHS service, includes bank holidays

  • Generous NHS pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 14.5% of pensionable pay

  • Incremental pay progression

  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption leave over and above the statutory minimum requirements

  • Sick pay up to a maximum of six months full pay and six months half pay

  • Childcare vouchers – annual savings of up to £1,19

  • Commitment to flexible working

  • 24/7 free confidential advice and support service

  • Refer a friend and both earn £500 - available for selected posts. Terms and conditions apply.

  • Freedom to speak up ‘Guardian Service’, enabling you to safely discuss any concerns impacting on patient care

  • Preceptorship schemes

  • Exclusive health service discounts for NHS staff

  • Stagecoach – bus transport discounts

  • Salary sacrifice cyclescheme

  • Access to free recovery and wellbeing courses


Living here

Alongside a dynamic city lifestyle, as the third largest county in England, it’s no wonder Devon can also offer people the space to contemplate, to relax and reinvigorate yourself.

The beauty and quality of our landscapes are unsurpassed with over 1/3 of the county designated as Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are over 450 miles of coastline along 2 stunning and distinctive coasts, the rugged wildernesses of 2 National Parks, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, England’s first natural World Heritage Site – the Jurassic Coast, 5,000km of public rights of way and over 250km of off-road cycle paths. Our natural outdoor playground offers you the chance for a fantastic work-life balance.

The hours

This is a full time post, but we would consider those wishing to work less than full time

Great place to work. Great place to live


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