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									                                          NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
                                          Recruitment Service
                                           th
                                          5 Floor, Tara House
                                          46 Bath Street
                                          GLASGOW
                                          G2 1HJ
                                          Fax Number: 0141 278 2704
                                                         0141 278 2705

PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL

                                                           Date:           As Postmark
                                                           Ref No:         0000022911D
                                                           Enquiries to:   Ray Sumner
                                                           Direct Line:    0141 278 2648



Dear Applicant

Post Title Specialty Doctor in Addiction Psychiatry - Kershaw. Job Ref No. 0000022911D

Please find enclosed a Job Description, Parts A & B of the Application Form, Equal Opportunities Addendum form,
Declaration Form regarding Fitness to Practice and Immigration Questionnaire.

The Organisation will be delighted to receive your application, and should you require any assistance please
contact the Recruitment Team on the contact number above who will be pleased to help.

It is important if you are posting your application that you enclose your current CV [see below for the
number of CV’s required for this post], return this along with Parts A & B of the Application Form, Equal
Opportunities Addendum form, Declaration Form regarding Fitness to Practice and the Immigration Questionnaire.

        LAT/Clinical Fellows              2 CV’s required
        Speciality Doctors                4 CV’s required
        Dental                            4 CV’s required
        Locum Consultant                  4 CV’s required
        Consultant                        12 CV’s required

You have been asked to provide three referees ONE of which MUST be your current or most recent
employer.

All completed applications are held with the Recruitment Team until the closing date. Shortly after the closing date
a panel will meet to prepare an interview shortlist for the post for which you have applied. Once this decision has
been made, letters will be sent to all shortlisted applicants inviting them to interview. These interview letters will
give as much notice of date, time and venue as possible. At the same time, letters will be sent to referees asking
for references. It would be helpful if you could include email addresses for referees as this will assist us in reducing
the lead time to receive your references.

It is anticipated that the process will take approximately 4 weeks from closing date. If you do not receive any
correspondence from us within this period of time, I would advise that your application has been unsuccessful and
wish you success in future applications.

I hope you find this information beneficial and I look forward to receiving your application.

Yours sincerely




Medical Recruitment
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
                              Information pack for the post of:

                 Specialty Doctor in Addiction Psychiatry - Kershaw

                  Based at Kershaw Unit, Gartnavel Royal Hospital

                                      40.00 hours per week

                           Job Reference Number 0000022911D

                                  Closing date: 06 May 2011

                             APPLICATION PACK CONTENTS
This Application Pack provides prospective candidates with details of the post and background
information about NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

   The contents of this pack are as follows:-

       a)     Job Description
       b)     Part A of the NHS Scotland Application Form & Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form*
       c)     Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in the UK Statement**
       d)     Fitness to Practice
       e)     General Information
       f)     Terms and Conditions of Employment

       *The Equal Opportunities Monitoring form is required for monitoring purposes only and will not be
       made available to the interview panel during any part of the recruitment process.

       * We are legally required to check that all prospective employees have the right to work in the
       UK. Please see the Terms and Conditions for this post for further information.

                           HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR DOCUMENTATION

   The fastest way to return your completed documentation is by email to
    nhsggcrecruitment@nhs.net

   Please return the documentation as soon as you have completed it and do not wait
    until the closing date.

   If your completed documentation is received by the closing date, it will be forwarded
    for short listing.

   You should note that NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde does not acknowledge receipt
    of completed documentation unless the this has been submitted by email.

   Please note that if you do not hear anything further within 6 weeks of the closing date
    for the post, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion and you will
    receive no further correspondence.

   For further information on the application process please see the General Information
    for Applicants page.
NHS GREATER GLASGOW AND CLYDE GENERAL INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS

   Decisions to shortlist candidates for interview are made ONLY on the contents of your CV. Please
    ensure that you read the job description carefully, your CV must clearly demonstrate how you meet
    the requirements of the post.

   You must declare all periods of sickness absence in the last 12 months and ensure that you provide
    complete and appropriate employment or character reference contact details including email link.
    See the application form for further guidance.

   NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde operates a NO SMOKING Policy on all premises and grounds.

   All offers of employment will be subject to the receipt of Satisfactory References, Fitness to Practice,
    Occupational Health screening, Disclosure Scotland PVG Scheme Membership and Eligibility to
    Work in the United Kingdom, if applicable.

   Like other NHS Boards across the country, demand for car parking on our hospital sites far
    outweighs availability. As a result, access to on-site parking is extremely limited and you may
    therefore need to find alternative ways of travelling to work if you are selected for the post. To help
    you do this we’ve introduced a number of initiatives including car share and discounted public
    transport schemes. For further information on these and other travel options available, including
    park and ride facilities, please contact the Travel Plan Office on 0141 201 4818 or email
    Douglas.Mcintosh@ggc.scot.nhs.uk. For further information on our car parking arrangements and
    details of our car parking policy visit www.nhsggc.org.uk/parking or graeme.condie@ggc.scot.nhs.uk.

   For further information on this vacancy contact Dr Charles McMahon on 0141 314 4435.

How to Submit Your Postal Application
   If you are unable to submit your application by email to nhsggcrecruitment@nhs.net then you can
    hand deliver it direct to the Recruitment Service located at the address below between the hours of
    9 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday or return it by post quoting the job number and closing date on your
    envelope to:

               Job Reference Number 0000022911D and closing date 06/05/2011
               NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Recruitment Service
               5th Floor, Tara House
               46 Bath Street
               Glasgow G2 1HJ.

    Please note that when returning your completed documentation and associated
    enclosures by Royal Mail you must ensure that the correct postage cost is paid.
    Documentation with insufficient postage may not be delivered to the above address
    by the closing date.
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Employee Benefits

       NHS Scotland Superannuation Pension Scheme.

       Staff Bursary Scheme to support continuing education and training.

       Child Care Vouchers
   Interest free loan to purchase Zonecard’s - a flexible season ticket for unlimited travel by rail,
    subway, most buses and even some ferries (details on public transport routes to NHS Greater
    Glasgow and Clyde’s sites can be found by visiting www.nhsggc.org.uk and select Transport
    and Parking on the home page or visit www.spt.co.uk/travelinfo .

   Cycle to Work Scheme, for staff to purchase a bicycle and any equipment needed and then
    repay those costs through their salary.

   For more information about the benefits and discounts available to NHS Greater
    Glasgow and Clyde staff, visit www.nhsstaffbenefits.co.uk and www.nhsdiscounts.com
     NHS GREATER GLASGOW AND CLYDE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
1.   Terms and Conditions of Service
     The terms and conditions applicable to this post are those of all NHS Employees.
2.   Superannuation Pension Scheme
     You have the option to join the NHS Superannuation Scheme, to participate in the State
     Earnings Related Pension Scheme or to take out a Personal Pension. Employee’s
     contributions to the NHS Scheme are tiered based on your earnings and the employer’s
     contribution equates to 13.5 % of salary. Employees in the NHS Scheme are “Contracted-out”
     of the State Earnings Related Pension Scheme and pay a lower rate of National Insurance
     contributions. Employees who choose to participate in the State Earnings Related Pension
     Scheme pay the higher rate of National Insurance contribution. A Stakeholder Pension is also
     available. For more information on the Pension Scheme visit www.sppa.gov.uk

3.   Salary - £36807.00 - £68638.00 (pro rata where applicable).

4.   Grade – This post is a Spec Doc Psych Mental Illness

5.   Annual Leave

     LAT/Clinical Fellows/SHO Dental
     5 weeks’ annual leave with full pay each year, for those on the 3rd Incremental point or above,
     the entitlement will be 6 weeks per annum (pro rata where applicable).

     Consultant & Locum Consultant
     You will be entitled to 6 weeks’ annual leave (pro rata where applicable).

     Speciality Doctor
     5 weeks a year, for those who have completed a minimum of two years’ service in the
     specialty doctor grade and/or equivalent grades or who had an entitlement to 6 weeks annual
     leave a year or more in their immediately previous appointments shall be entitled to annual
     leave at the rate of 6 weeks a year (pro rata where applicable).

     The leave year runs from the date of the doctor’s appointment to the grade, or may be
     adjusted to a common start date in force in that employment. No detriment to the doctor will
     arise from any leave year adjustment.

     For part time staff, this will be calculated on a pro rata basis based on the days and/or hours
     worked per week. You shall also be entitled to statutory and public holidays. Other leave
     entitlements are set out in the Terms & Conditions of Service for Medical & Dental Staff.

6.   Hours of Duty - 40.00 Hours per week
7.   Contract Type - This post is offered on a Permanent basis.
8.   Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in the UK - NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has a
     legal obligation to ensure that it’s employees, both EEA and non EEA nationals, are legally
     entitled to work in the United Kingdom. Before any person can commence employment
     within NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde they will need to provide documentation to prove
     that they are eligible to work in the UK. Non EEA nationals will be required to show
     evidence that either Entry Clearance or Leave to Remain in the UK has been granted for
     the work which they are applying to do. Where an individual is subject to immigration
     control under no circumstances will they be allowed to commence until their right to work in
     the UK has been verified.
     ALL applicants regardless of nationality must complete and return the Confirmation of
     Right to Work in the UK Statement with their completed application form. You will be
     required provide appropriate documentation prior to any appointment being made.
9.   Disclosure Scotland and Criminal Records

      NHS Scotland is exempt from the 1974 Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exclusions &
      Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2003. This means that unless otherwise stated in the job
      description, person specification or application pack, applicants must tell us about any
      previous convictions either classed as ‘spent’ or ‘unspent’ and this information will be
      verified by Disclosure Scotland for relevant posts.

      As this post is considered to be in the category of Regulated Work, the successful
      candidate will be required to join the Disclosure Scotland Protecting Vulnerable Groups
      Scheme (PVG) which currently costs £59 and this payment will be required to be repaid
      through a Payroll Deduction Mandate from your first salary.

      Applicants who have lived outside the UK within the last five years, if offered a position, in
      addition to a Disclosure Scotland Check, will be required to provide a completed police
      record check (Certificate of Good Conduct) from the police authority in the country or
      countries in which they were resident.

      Please note that documents in languages other than English should be accompanied by
      certified translations into English.

      If you are offered employment, failure to disclose convictions could result in dismissal or
      disciplinary action. Any information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence
      and considered only in relation to the post for which this application form refers
                                                                  PART A
Application for (job title): Specialty Doctor in Addiction Job Reference No:
Psychiatry - Kershaw                                       0000022911D
Location: Kershaw Unit, Gartnavel Royal Hospital                         Candidate Id No:

Fair Treatment Statement
No applicant shall be unfairly discriminated against on account of their age,
cultural/religious/political belief, disability, ethnicity, gender, race, relationship status,
sexual orientation, and/or Trade Union membership/stewardship.
    Only Part C of your application will be made available to short-listing panels.
Personal Details
Surname:                                         Forename:

Name known                                                           Title:
by (if different)
Address:



                                                                     Post Code

Contact Telephone Numbers:                       Day:

Evening:                         Mobile:

E–mail
address (if we
may use this):
Work Permit
Do you need a work permit to take up this post?                       YES                NO


Working in the UK
Are you eligible to work in the UK                                    YES                NO




I have completed Parts A to D of this application form and the details I have supplied are, to the
best of my knowledge, true and complete. If appointed to this post this information will be kept as
part of my personal file record. I authorise you to obtain references to support this application if I
am identified as a preferred candidate following interview. I understand that details of Educational
Qualifications, Membership of Professional Bodies and Referee Reports will be verified in writing
via the establishments and individuals I have indicated.

Signature:                                                           Date:
Job Reference Number:               0000022911D                            PART B
Candidate Id Number:

Footnotes & Declaration

Footnote (1)
The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, provides for many people who have been
convicted of certain criminal offences the opportunity to have no need to refer to these
convictions or the circumstances relating to them in the course of their daily lives. Certain
convictions can, therefore, be regarded as “spent” after the lapse of a period of years
under the terms of the Act. The National Health Service employment for which you are
applying is excluded in the provisions of the Act unless otherwise stated in the job
description.    Unless stated, you are required not to withhold information about
convictions which for other purposes are “spent” under the provisions of the Act. This
means that all previous convictions must be declared. If you are offered employment, any
failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action. Any
information given, however, will be completely confidential and will be considered only in
relation to the post for which this application form refers.

I declare that I have:     (a) No previous convictions
                           (b) Previous convictions – details of which I give below

               (This information will be verified by Disclosure Scotland)




Footnote (2)
In processing any personal information or data we hold about you we will comply with the
requirements of the Data Protection Act 1988 (the “Act”). In particular all reasonable steps
will be taken to ensure data is processed fairly, kept secure, protected against loss or
damage & only disclosed (unless required by law or legal process) on a need to know
basis. Under the Act you are entitled to ask us in writing to provide copies of certain data
we hold about you, upon payment of the appropriate fee.

Declaration
I declare that to the best of my knowledge the information contained in this form is
accurate and I consent to details being retained confidentially and used for specific and
lawful purposes as specified in the Data Protection Act 1998

Signature:                                                     Date:
Job Reference Number:          0000022911D
Candidate Id Number:
Equal opportunities monitoring

We want to ensure that our job opportunities are open to all. The only way we can ensure
there is equal opportunity is to measure applications we receive. Therefore this form asks
you for your ethnic origin, gender, disability, religion, sexuality and age. The information
you provide in this part of the form (Part D), is confidential and is not used in the selection
process. It will be separated from the rest of the form when we receive it.

1) You are:

Female           Male

2) Do you consider yourself, or have you ever considered yourself as transgender? This
could include considering or intending to undergo gender reassignment surgery or not
identifying with your assigned birth gender.

No                Yes            Prefer not to say

3) What is your date of birth?

4) Do you have a physical or mental health condition or disability that has a substantial
effect on your ability to carry out day to day activities and has lasted or expected to last 12
months or more?

No                Yes

If Yes, please describe here the nature of the disability and any special arrangements for
interview / work location:




(Continued on next page)
Job Reference Number:       0000022911D
Candidate Id Number:
6) What is your ethnic group?
Choose one section from A to F, then tick the appropriate box to indicate
your cultural background
A: White         Scottish          Irish          Other British
                 Other White Background
B: Mixed         Any mixed background

C: Asian; Asian Scottish; Asian English; Asian .British:
               Pakistani       Indian        Chinese
                 Bangladeshi        Other Asian background

D: Black; Black Scottish; Black British
               Caribbean                          African
               Other Black background

E: other ethnic background
                Any other background

F: Prefer not to answer
7) What is your religion?

A) Buddhism       B) Christianity - Church of Scotland      C) Hinduism
D) Judaism       E) Islam      F) Christianity - Roman Catholic
G) Christianity (other)        G) Sikhism      H) Other faith / belief
I) Prefer not to answer
8) What is your sexual orientation?
Bi Sexual        Lesbian/Gay Woman       Heterosexual (straight)
Gay Man          Other         Prefer not to answer
                        NHS GREATER GLASGOW AND CLYDE

                    APPOINTMENT AND SCREENING PROCEDURE

                              MEDICAL & DENTAL STAFF

   STATEMENT OF POLICY REGARDING THE DISCLOSURE OF FITNESS TO
PRACTICE PROCEEDINGS BY A LICENCING/REGULATORY BODY AND RELATING
         TO CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS IN THE UK OR OVERSEAS

     _______________________________________________________

Registration with the General Medical Council or General Dental Council imposes on
doctors and dentists the duty to provide a good standard of medical care for, and to
behave appropriately towards patients. NHS Employers also have a duty to ensure that
patients receive a good standard of medical care and ensure as far as possible the safety
of patients. In accordance with NHS Circular PCS(DD) 2001/1, we therefore need to
establish if you have been found guilty of a criminal offence, been bound over or cautioned
or are currently the subject of proceedings which might lead to a conviction, an order
binding you over or a caution, in the UK or any other country.

Applicants for posts in the NHS are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
Application packs include a declaration for applicants to compete declaring any previous or
pending prosecutions or convictions, including those considered “spent” under this Act.
This will also include a declaration of any cautions or bind overs. We also need to
establish if you have been the subject of any fitness to practise proceedings in the past, or
if any fitness to practise proceedings are being contemplated, by a licensing or regulatory
body in the UK or another country and this is also reflected in the declaration.

Attached is a declaration which you must complete and return with your CV. Please note
that your application cannot be processed unless this form is received with your
CV. This information will be treated in confidence and will not debar you from appointment
unless the selection panel considers that it renders you unsuitable for appointment. In
reaching such a decision we will consider the nature of the conviction/action, how long ago
it took place and any other factors which may be relevant.

Failure to disclose a criminal offence, having been bound over or cautioned or that
you are currently the subject of criminal proceedings which might lead to a
conviction, an order binding you over or a caution, or fitness to practise
proceedings undertaken or being undertaken by an appropriate licensing or
regulatory body, may disqualify you from appointment, or result in summary
dismissal/disciplinary action and referral to the General Medical Council [General
Dental Council] for consideration if such a discrepancy came to light.

If you would like to discuss what effect any previous convictions, police investigations or
fitness to practise proceedings taken or being taken either in the UK or by an overseas
licensing or regulatory body might have on your application, you may telephone Anne
Holmes, Medical and Dental Team Lead, on 0141 278 2657 in confidence, for advice.

Name                                        I confirm I have read this policy
                         NHS GREATER GLASGOW AND CLYDE

Name:

Post applied for:    Specialty Doctor in Addiction Psychiatry - Kershaw

Hospital:           Kershaw Unit, Gartnavel Royal Hospital

                                      DECLARATION

Applicants for posts in the NHS are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
You are required to declare prosecutions or convictions, including those considered
“spent” under this Act and details of any prosecutions or convictions from outside the in the
UK. Successful candidates will be required to undergo Disclosure Scotland screening.
Candidates who have been resident in the UK for less than five years or candidates who
have spent more than six months living or working outside the UK will be required to
provide a certificate of good conduct from their country/countries of non UK residence in
additional to Disclosure Scotland screening.

Please note that Disclosure Scotland screening will produce a certificate, which will
disclose all conviction information including fines, cautions and warnings, and should the
chief constable deem it appropriate, disclose non-conviction information deemed relevant
to the position applied for.

You are required to disclose details of :

(a) any criminal offence, being bound over or cautioned, or current proceedings
which might lead to a conviction, an order binding you over or a caution and

(b) fitness to practice proceedings taken or being currently contemplated by a
licensing/regulatory body

   1. Have you been convicted of a criminal offence, been bound over or cautioned
      or are currently the subject of any police investigations, which might lead to a
      conviction, an order binding you over or a caution in the UK or any other
      country?

YES                 NO                Tick appropriate box

If yes, please provide details of the criminal offence, order binding you over or caution or
details of any current proceedings which might lead to a conviction, an order binding you
over or a caution, including approximate date, the offence, and the authority and country
which dealt with the offence.
   1. To the best of your knowledge have you been or are you currently subject to
      any fitness to practise proceedings by an appropriate licensing or regulatory
      body in the UK or any other country?


YES              NO                     Tick appropriate box


If yes, please provide details of the nature of proceedings undertaken, or contemplated,
including approximate date of proceedings, country where proceedings were undertaken
and the name and address of the licensing or regulatory body concerned.




I hereby declare that the information given here is true.


Signature*:

Print Name:

Date:

*If your application has been submitted electronically and is short listed you will be asked
to sign this declaration at interview.
                    CONFIRMATION OF ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UK STATEMENT
                PLEASE NOTE THIS DOCUMENT MUST BE COMPLETED AND RETURNED BY ALL
                                           APPLICANTS

             Candidate Name:

             Post Applied For:       Specialty Doctor in Addiction Psychiatry - Kershaw

             Post Ref:               0000022911D

                       We need to know if you are eligible for employment in the UK
               PLEASE READ ALL QUESTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE COMPLETING THIS FORM
                                   PLEASE TICK BOXES WHERE ANSWER IS YES/NO

1 Are you a British citizen or a European Economic Area National?        Yes        No

     If you have answered NO, please answer all questions from 2 - 6 and read and sign the declaration at
     section 7
     If you have answered YES, please read and sign the declaration at section 7

     RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK

2 Do you have right to work in the UK ?          Yes     No

3 What is your Nationality?

     LEAVE TO REMAIN STATUS

4 Date Leave to Remain Issued                          Day:             Month:               Year:

     Date Leave to Remain Expires                      Day:             Month:               Year:

5. PLEASE INDICATE WHICH IMMIGRATION STATUS APPLIES TO YOU.


 Tier 1 General/Post Study Work – Points                       International Graduate
 Based System                                                  Scheme


 Tier 2 Certificates of Sponsorship ( formerly                 Refugee/ Asylum
 Work Permits )

 Student Visa/Tier 5 Points Based System                       Clinical Attachment or
                                                               Dental Observer

 Spousal/Dependant OR Ancestral Visa                           Medical Training Initiative



 Other eg Workers Registration Scheme
 (please specify)


6.     PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTATION PRIOR
                              TO ANY APPOINTMENT BEING MADE.
     PLEASE NOTE THAT DOCUMENTS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGES MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY CERTIFIED
                                 TRANSLATIONS INTO ENGLISH
     Candidate Name:

     Post Applied For:        Specialty Doctor in Addiction Psychiatry - Kershaw

     Post Ref:                0000022911D



7.     DECLARATION



                I confirm that the information provided on this form is to the best of my knowledge
                 correct.

                I understand that ALL applicants regardless of nationality are required to provide
                 proof of their Eligibility to Work in the UK.

                I understand that it is my responsibility to ensure that I complete this document
                 correctly and that I will be required to provide proof of my Eligibility to work in the
                 UK prior to any formal offer of employment being made.

                I understand that Applications from candidates who require a Certificate
                 of Sponsorship will only be considered if no suitable UK or EEA national is
                 identified for this post. For further information on the UK Border Agency’s new
                 Points Based System which now governs the way individuals from outside
                 the EEA can work in the UK please visit www.bia.homeoffice.gov.uk

                I understand that failure to enclose this completed form will mean my application
                 may not be considered for short listing

       SIGNATURE                                                    Date
NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde




  NHS GREATER GLASGOW & CLYDE ADDICTION
                SERVICES




 Speciality Doctor Grade in
          Addictions
 Based initially in Kershaw
Unit, Gartnavel Royal Hospital

           10 programmed activities



                    REF: 22911D
                     NHS GREATER GLASGOW & CLYDE


                 GENERAL INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES


1.   This information package has been compiled to provide prospective
     candidates with details of the post and background information about NHS
     Greater Glasgow & Clyde.

2.   The contents of this package are as follows:-

     a.      Job Description
     b.      Terms and Conditions of Service

     Also included separately is the Partnership’s Equal Opportunities monitoring
     form. This form is required for monitoring purposes only and will not be made
     available to the interview panel prior to shortlisting.

3.   Informal enquiries will be welcomed by Dr Charles McMahon, Lead
     Consultant Psychiatrist, Dykebar Hospital, Grahamston Road, Paisley,
     (Tel:0141 3144435)


4.   Completed Application Form, Equal Opportunities, Immigration and Fitness to
     Practice Forms with 4 CVs containing names and addresses of 3 referees to
be   returned to:

     Recruitment Services (Medical and Dental)
     NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
     5th Floor
     Tara House
     46 Bath Street
     Glasgow
     G2 1HJ

5.   The closing date for applications is 6th May 2011

6.   Shortlisting will take place shortly thereafter.

7.   Prospective Interview date will be 31.5.2011 (a.m.)

8.   Any offer of appointment is subject to the receipt of two satisfactory
     references and report from the Occupational Health Service.

9.   Any offer of appointment is subject to the receipt of two satisfactory
     references and report from the Occupational Health Service. There is
     also an expectation that candidates have completed Day 1 and Day 2 of
     Section 22 Training prior to taking up the post.
      A.




Job Description
                       NHS GREATER GLASGOW & CLYDE
                                  Job Description
                     Speciality Doctor in Addiction Psychiatry

Current Addiction Psychiatric Services
Addiction services in Greater Glasgow and Clyde cover 10 community health
partnership areas and a general population of over 1.1 million. Greater Glasgow and
Clyde has high levels of drug and alcohol misuse prevalent in its populations and as
consequence there is major investment in the service.

Community provision is based around 8 community addiction teams (CATs) in
Glasgow city, plus a Homeless Addiction team and 3 other community venues in
South Clyde and West and East Dunbartonshire. These CATs contain
multidisciplinary teams consisting of social care workers, nurses, OTs, psychologists
and medical officers relating to local addiction psychiatrists. Substitute prescribing is
delivered either by medical officers in CATs or by GPs supported by “shared care”
under the terms of an enhanced service contract.

Day services in Greater Glasgow are available in 2 partial hospitalisation units:

Eriskay House at Stobhill Hospital – serves the north and east of the city and
Kirkintilloch.
Kershaw unit at Gartnavel Royal Hospital – serves the west and south of the city,
Bearsden and Milngavie and West Dunbartonshire.

An Alcohol problem clinic day hospital at Dykebar hospital serves South Clyde as do
day services in Greenock.

Inpatient provision is as follows:
Eriskay house at Stobhill – 14 beds serving north and east Glasgow, Kirkintilloch and
homeless populations.
Kershaw Unit at Gartnavel Royal Hospital – 22 beds serving west and south
Glasgow, Bearsden and Milngavie, West Dunbartonshire, and South Clyde.


Medical Staffing – addictions psychiatry
Consultants
Dr Scott Wylie              North Glasgow and East Dunbartonshire
Dr Maire Cooney             East Glasgow
Dr Iain Mackay              Homeless Addiction Team
Dr Iain Smith               West Glasgow
Dr Fraser Shaw              West Dunbartonshire
Dr Anupham Agnihotri        South East Glasgow
Dr Alan Fraser              South West Glasgow
Dr Charles Mcmahon          South Clyde and Lead Clinician
Dr Audrey Hillman           South Clyde
Dr Roger Sykes              South Clyde
Dr John Mitchell            Associate Medical Director

Specialty & SAS doctors
Dr B Becke Schwan              North Glasgow
Dr A Rizov                     East Glasgow
Dr G Reynolds                  Homeless Addiction Team
Dr F Skelton                   West Glasgow
Dr I Cabrera                   Kershaw Unit secondment and this vacancy
Dr M McCallum                  Kershaw Unit
Dr J Luthra                    South Glasgow
Dr C Govender                  South Clyde
Vacancy                       South Clyde
Dr J Haigh                    South Clyde
Dr C Spiers                   South Clyde

Senior medical officers
Dr Saket Priyadarshi          North East Sector, East Dunbartonshire and Lead
clinician
Dr Grace Campbell             South Clyde, West Dunbartonshire and Criminal Justice
Dr Catriona Ritchie           North West Sector and HAT
Dr Ali Mahmoud                South Sector and Purchased Services

There are 35 medical officers (~24 wte), plus rotating junior and senior psychiatric
trainees.


Overview
The post is a full time 10 session (40hrs/week) post in Addiction Psychiatry. The post
holder will be based in the Kershaw Unit under the supervision of an identified
consultant. The primary role of the post is providing routine and emergency day time
medical cover for addiction patients in Gartnavel Royal Hospital Kershaw ward and
Kershaw partial hospitalisation services. Partial hospitalisation / day services
services are currently under review and in the future different arrangements may
exist for these services.

As part of a pool of specialty doctor and associate specialists you will be required to
cross cover the leave of inpatient specialty doctors in NHSGG&C addictions. This
work should ordinarily be infrequent with notification in advance so that other
community duties can be rescheduled with minimal disruption to service. In line with
all other speciality doctor and associate specialist doctors in NHSGG&C mental
health services, there may be a future requirement for cross working into other
mental health services.

Although supervised by a named consultant, the post holder will work in a generic
way to all addiction patient in Gartnavel Royal Hospital regardless of their address or
which team they belong to.

Subject to further discussion and job planning the post holder would be encouraged
to do 1 community outpatient clinic per week in order to connect to community
services and broaden their experience and skills. The site of this clinic would depend
on service need.

1. Clinical Services
Clinical duties will include:
Medical and psychiatric assessment, prescription of medication, and diagnosis and
treatment of co-morbid disorders, clerk in of patients, physical examination and
organisation of appropriate investigations, creation of care plans, completion of risk
assessments and dictation of discharge letters. The post-holder will be require to
attend ward rounds and appropriate multi-disciplinary meetings.
2. Supporting Staff
Administrative and secretarial support, together with office accommodation is
available in the Kershaw unit. The post-holder will work alongside another middle
grade doctor and any rotating trainees
3. Duties of the Post
The post holder will have responsibility for providing a comprehensive range of
services in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary team to in- and day-patients with
addiction problems. They would be involved in assessing patients including
emergency work. They would also be responsible for initiating investigations and
following up patients. They would provide medical cover for inpatients and partial
hospitalisation patients, assisting Consultants’ ward rounds and in the facilitation of
planned admissions and discharges. Staff training is considered an important
function of the Speciality Doctor and the successful applicant would be expected to
actively participate in the supervision and training of other disciplines. A
considerable degree of liaison with these other disciplines including any trainees and
members of the CATs would be expected to ensure an integrated and
comprehensive package of care for the patient, including liaison with the voluntary
sector and liaison with colleagues in mental health. The post holder will be expected
to work well as part of a multidisciplinary team in a variety of settings.

The speciality doctor post is regarded as a core part of the clinical team, providing
medical back up on site and continuity of care. Consultant supervision would be
provided concerning the post holder’s clinical caseload. The post holder would
participate in the team’s clinical review processes.

Subject to the interests of the post holder and the needs of the service 1 session a
week could be identified for an outreach outpatient clinic.

It is expected that the successful applicant will be a s22 Approved Medical
Practitioner or will be seeking AMP training and will actively participate in the
assessment process and application of the Mental Health (Care and Treatment)
(Scotland) Act2003.

They will be expected to cover for colleagues during absences in line with local
arrangements.

The post holder will agree a job plan with their supervising consultant and the
Associate Medical Director. The Job Plan will have a degree of flexibility and will be
discussed with the supervising Consultant Psychiatrist.

The final timetable is subject to the review and agreement by the supervising
Consultant depending on the needs of the service.

There is no on-call commitment.

4. Teaching
The post holder may have the opportunity to become involved in undergraduate
teaching of students from the University of Glasgow.
There is opportunity for multidisciplinary teaching within the service from time to time
and this is encouraged as a contribution to team / staff development.

5. Continued Professional Development
1 programmed activities pro rata are allocated per week for CPD and any other
supporting professional activity. The post holder will be expected to contribute to the
Post-Graduate Teaching programme of journal clubs, case presentations etc. at the
local Internal teaching sessions. They would also have opportunities to attend the
Addictions CPD. An interest in relevant research and an audit is encouraged.

All staff are encouraged to ensure that they keep their practice up to date and is
eligible for 30 days study leave over 3 years pro rata.


6. Research and Audit
Opportunities exist in the Kershaw unit for involvement in research and audit. A local
consultant addiction psychiatrist chairs the research subcommittee of clinical
governance and drives a significant research agenda. The scale of the addiction
problem in Greater Glasgow and Clyde and the size of the organisation tasked with
delivering appropriate services provides huge opportunities in this regard.
7. Management/Administrative work
As would be expected of all clinicians accurate contemporaneous records must be
kept in the prescribed format, this will include the accurate recording of electronic
information on the clinical information system.

8. Occasional Emergencies
The post holder may be required to perform duties in occasional emergencies in
unforeseen circumstances at the request of the Consultant. It has been agreed that
such duties would be exceptional and that this type of arrangement would not be for
a prolonged period.

9. Date when post is vacant.
1st August 2011

10. Proposed provisional job plan
Subject to further negotiation with supervising consultant / associate medical director.
          Mon                 Tues             Wed            Thurs        Fri
am
          Ward / day          Ward / day       Ward work Ward / Day Consultant
          hospital work       hospital work / admin           Hospital     Supervision
                                               time           Work./ CPD
                                                                           Ward / day
                                                                           hospital
                                                                           work
pm
                                               Ward / day ward / day       Ward / Day
          Ward / Day          OP clinic        hospital       hospital     Hospital
          Hospital Work.                       work           work/ CPD    Work.



9 pas direct clinical care
1 pas CPD / SPA
No on call

11. Arrangements for applicants to visit.
In the first instance, it is suggested that interested parties contact:

Dr Charles McMahon
Lead clinician
NHSGG&C addiction partnership
Tel: 0141 314 4435
B.




     Terms and Conditions
                   TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

1.   Terms and Conditions of Service

     The terms and conditions applicable to this post are those of NHS Greater
     Glasgow & Clyde.

2.   Superannuation

     There is an NHS Superannuation Scheme which involves employee
     contributions of 6% of their salary. Employees may opt out of the NHS
     Superannuation Scheme is they wish.

3.   Salary

     £36,807 - £68,638 per annum (pro rata for part-time). Placement on the
     salary scale will be discussed with the successful applicant prior to
     appointment and is payable monthly.

4.   Annual Leave

     The full annual leave entitlement appropriate to this grade is 5 weeks (pro
     rata for part-time). In addition there is an entitlement to statutory and public
     holidays as determined for Partnership staff.

5.   Hours of Duty

     40 hours per week

6.   Period of Notice

     For substantive appointment this post is subject to three month’s notice on
     either side. For 1 year locum appointment the period of notice is 1 month on
     either side.

7.   No Smoking Policy

     In recognising the danger to health of smoking and the right of non-smokers
     to enjoy smoke free air, the Partnership has implemented a smoking ban
     throughout all Partnership premises.

8.   Interview Expenses

     Interview expenses will not be reimbursed if an offer of employment is
     subsequently declined.

								
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