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C&I has worked closely with current service users and Trust staff to create a set of shared values that make sure people who use the Trust's services get the best possible chance of a rapid recovery. These values are embedded in the campaign: Changing Lives - will help drive up the standards of care across the Trust. For people who use the C&I's services, these values meant that they can be assured that through their journey to recovery they will be guaranteed:

• To receive a warm welcome through their journey to recovery
• That their dignity will always be respected
• That their care will be founded on compassion and kindness
• To receive a positive approach to care as they journey towards recovery
• High Quality Care from a highly trained team of professionals
• That each individual will be part of the wider team in the journey to recovery - 
i.e. 'no decision about you, without you'.

C&I staff are required to reflect these values throughout their service at the Trust both:
• for people who use the services of the Trust, AND
• within their immediate teams and across the wider business of C&I.

As an applicant for this role, you are urged to demonstrate within your supporting statement a combination of evidence that reflects your competence to meet the job specification and provide examples of how C&I values are an integral part of the way you have and will continue to deliver service.

Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust are seeking to appoint a bright and enthusiastic clinician to this locum approved for service (LAS) specialist Trainee (ST4 and above) position based in North Islington Rehabilitation & Recovery Service, 1 Lowther Road, London. N7 8US and Highgate Mental Health Centre, Dartmouth Park Hill, London. N19 5NX. This post is available due to a vacancy in the rotation training scheme.

This is a Specialist Trainee post where the postholder will be able to attend the team meetings, regularly assess and review new patients either at home or in clinic and formulate their management plans. You may sometimes be asked to do follow up visits or review patients who are already known to the team.

The postholder may be expected to join the after hours Higher trainee full shift duty rota. This rota is 1 in 24 resident and covers Royal Free, UCLH and Whittington Hospitals as well as the mental health beds. There is also support from full shift core trainees and the on call Consultants.The availability of On call responsibilities will be confirmed at interview. The postholder may also be expected to be part of the trust wide day time S12 rota.

The post is available for 6 months on a fixed term contract as from 7th August 2019 until 4th February 2019 with the possibility of extension. The post will be fully supported by administrative cover with the usual office/administration facilities. They will be supported in pursuing appropriate continuing professional development and will be encouraged to attend local academic teaching events although this is NOT a training post.  The trust became a Foundation Trust in February 2008 and continues as a mental health/social care organisation. It has well established links with the United Royal Free and University college London medical schools and the North London Junior and higher Psychiatric training schemes.  Camden is an exciting multicultural inner-city borough just on the edge of the City of London. There is a contiguous mix of relatively affluent and deprived areas. Applicants are expected to have MRCPsych or equivalent, full GMC registration, current license to practise and to have completed up to CT3 level of core training. Section 12 approval is also expected and an advantage. Interview dates and venue to be confirmed.

Candidates looking for part-time/job share hours are encourage to apply.

Only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our person specification will be shortlisted for interview. If you have not been contacted within 4-6 weeks of the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted for the next stage.

We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions, when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. We are an employer committed to Equal Opportunities and Diversity, with a range of family friendly policies.

For more information please go to Camden & Islington NHS FT website.

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