Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of Derbyshire Healthcare and we are actively seeking to increase diversity in our workforce through our recruitment activities. We encourage applications from our BME communities, our LGBT+ communities, and from individuals who identify as being disabled, as well as all other protected characteristics. We are especially keen to increase our diversity where we know that some communities are under-represented in parts of our workforce. Selection will be on a basis of merit and we are committed to the principles of Positive Action.
A full time Consultant in Community General Adult Psychiatry is required within the locality Community Mental Health Team which serves the High Peak area.
The High Peak area is a predominantly rural part of North West Derbyshire. The market town of Buxton is the main town with other towns including New Mills and Chapel en le Frith. The area borders with Cheshire and Staffordshire.
The successful applicant will take a key role in the Department of General Adult Psychiatry, providing clinical leadership to the teams with which they will be working and supporting current and future service developments. The post offers a varied job working closely with the multidisciplinary team. We put a high emphasis on quality of care, peer support and on clinical engagement in service development and management.
Please enquire about our generous relocation package.
Buxton is a beautiful spa town in Derbyshire, set in the heart of the Peak District. Close to the County boundary with Cheshire to the West and Staffordshire to the South, Buxton is described as "the gateway to the Peak District National Park".
Derbyshire is a wonderful place to live, situated within the Peak District National Park with stunning countryside, amazing history and, of course, fabulous people. It is an area of great natural beauty with rugged, peat-covered moorlands and magnificent limestone dales, with picturesque towns and villages, historic churches and some grand houses. It is the location of Britain’s first National Park - the Peak District National Park, which is the world’s second most visited National Park.
Whether you enjoy your shopping or leisurely sightseeing trips, Derbyshire’s lively towns offer a delightful array of attractions. Derby itself is a lively and cosmopolitan University City in the heart of Derbyshire offering the best of both worlds – multicultural city life on the doorstep of a stunning rural environment.
Why not grow your career in a Trust that cares and puts people first; we are able to offer an excellent well supported training package, supervision and an appraisal to support career progression opportunities. This will include exceptional peer support and allocation of a responsible officer for revalidation purposes. We can offer study leave support of £1,000 per annum towards any continuous professional development.
We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly.
We would welcome you to contact the trust to find out more about this post, our services and discuss what is important to you. To find out more about our Trust and Derbyshire as a place to work and live please visit our recruitment site which you will find under further links.
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
Dr Sugato Sarkar, Clinical Director, Tel 01246 277388.
If you have problems applying, contact
People Resource Team
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
1st Floor Kingsway House (Entrance D)
- 01332 564856, opt 1, opt 1