Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do.
We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.
We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases.
We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.
We welcome applications from highly motivated colleagues to work collaboratively with our newly developed Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment team (CRHTT) and to provide excellent clinical care to service users, clinical leadership and expertise within our highly skilled and committed multidisciplinary team.
The CRHTT will initially provide the home treatment function to adults of working age and older adult service users leaving inpatient care but will expand to include crisis response and inpatient gate keeping within the near future.
This is a new permanent consultant post based initially in Oxford city but will cover the county with the expanding service.
The consultant provision will initially be one full time consultant and will be developed into 2.2 full time equivalent medical consultant resource.
Applicants wishing to work less than full time will be considered.
There are close links with Oxford University which include a term-time weekly academic meeting, regular research meetings, research opportunities, journal clubs and audit meetings.
The Trust hosts and collaborates with a wide range of research infrastructure. In September 2016, a partnership between Oxford Heath NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Oxford was awarded £12.
8M to support a new NIHR Biomedical Research Centre (BRC; Director Prof John Geddes) focused on mental health and dementia.
The Trust welcomes applications from appropriately qualified clinicians who would like to work with the BRC, CLAHRC or NIHR CRN (Clinical Research Network) as part of their agreed job plan.
Trust has recently set up a Centre for Patient Safety and Quality.
There are extensive opportunities for teaching and training of medical students, postgraduate doctors, members of the multidisciplinary team and other service providers, and for appraising and mentoring consultant colleagues.
The successful candidate will be offered a £15,000 recruitment bonus and a relocation allowance of up to £8,000. Also available is a cash alternative payment, equivalent to the employer contributions, in circumstances where staff opt out of NHS Pension Scheme membership due to the Lifetime / Annual limits on pension value.
Applicants for the above vacancies must be fully registered with the General Medical Council (GMC) and on the Specialist Register or be within six months of attaining their Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) or an equivalent approved indicator of training.
Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3 years of employment or study.
Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.
Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.
We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services.
This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.
Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.