Specialty Doctor

Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust

Specialty Doctor


Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust, Herne Bay, Kent

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: a874c61e0c0a45d084ea5b6df5217aeb

Full Job Description

Our diverse, talented and caring team include frailty consultants, a consultant advanced clinical practitioner (ACP), GPs, consultants-in-training and trainee ACPs from a broad professional background. Together we support a wide range of activities including:Home Treatment ServiceResearch tells us that people prefer to receive their care closer to home and that most people wish to stay at home for as long aspossible. Consequently a dynamic new service was set up at pace during the pandemic to address this need locally.The seven-day service provides expert frailty advice and input throughout east Kent. Receiving referrals from any clinician, our aim is toprovide alternatives to hospital admission for those with a frailty crisis. Near patient testing and hospital-at-home capabilities haveallowed us to deliver robust alternatives to ED attendance, including the active treatment of over 200 patients with covid and hypoxia., Medical and Dental colleagues are expected to:o Undertake the clinical and administrative duties outlined in the job plan - to be agreed on appointment and reviewed regularly.o Maintain CPD in order to maintain professional registration and achieve revalidation.o Work closely with colleagues in other organisations in order that services are provided seamlessly across health and social careboundaries.o Undertake annual appraisal, developing a personal development plan that includes clinical competencies reflecting the health needsof the local population and relates to Trust strategy.o Be actively involved in the teaching, education, supervision and mentoring of clinical staff, including nurses and junior doctors.o Promote a non-judgemental interest in patients and to contribute to a professional team approach to the delivery of high-qualityservices.o Practice with the professional values and behaviours of all doctors as set out in the GMC documents, Good Medical Practice andGeneric
Professional Capabilities Framework.o Maintain an awareness of legal responsibilities relevant to the role, such as mental capacity, deprivation of liberty, data protectionand equality and diversity.

Additional Working Pattern: Includes 1 in 5 weekends, and occasional 6-8pm shift, The data we collect helps us to ensure we are attracting diversity in our applicants, that all our colleagues have equitable access to career opportunities and supports us on our journey to being a Great Place to Work

As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want you to be able to work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Talk to us about a flexible working arrangement that won't involve sacrificing time for personal interests or family commitments. We'll support you to work flexibly in a way that will suits us both

Rated 'outstanding' by the CQC, we've got a passion for delivering high standards of patient care and excellent services to improve the health of our communities. To do this we need outstanding people who share our values Compassionate Aspirational Responsive Excellent