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Locum Old Age Specialty Doctor

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Oxfordshire Mental Health
Full time: 40 hours per week
Job ref
Elms Centre
£40,037 to £74,661 per annum
06/04/2020 23:59

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.

This role offers a rewarding opportunity to work as part of a thriving multidisciplinary team with a strong and supportive clinical network of consultants. There are well established support structures in the team(s) and we are committed to staff development and job enrichment.

The job will have opportunities to work with both the CMHT and the Memory Clinics, as well as the duty desk.

The town of Banbury is on the edge of the Oxfordshire Cotswolds and has been a busy market town for centuries. Local amenities and nearby attractions include Spiceball Park and Leisure Centre, The Mill Arts Centre, Upton House, Blenheim Palace and the British Motor Museum. The Castle Quay shopping centre is undergoing development to incorporate a multiplex cinema as well as several restaurants.

Our Older Adult services in Banbury are based at The Elms Centre, located 1 mile from the train station. Banbury has good travel links being situated not far from the M40 and has a good rail link benefiting from a railway station that offers regular services to Oxford in 20 minutes and London in just under 1 hour.

Oxford Health is a leading Trust for teaching, training and research, with close links to both Oxford and Oxford Brookes Universities. Weekly academic meetings, regular research meetings, research opportunities, journal clubs and audit meetings all take place.

In addition, there are extensive opportunities for teaching and training of medical students, members of the multidisciplinary team and other service providers.

Benefits of working for Oxford Health NHS Trust include:-

  • Access to Specialty Doctor Learning & Development opportunities
  • 28 days annual leave (pro rata if part time), plus bank holidays, with an increase to 33 days with 2 years service and 35 days with 7 years service
  • NHS Discount across a wide range of shops, restaurants and retailers
  • Staff accommodation
  • Lease car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

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Applicant requirements

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 Lola Martos, Associate Medical Director (07767 442831 or