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Clinical Lead (GP, Psychiatrist or Addiction Specialist Doctor) - Wakefield Inspiring Recovery

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Turning Point is a leading Social Enterprise which supports people with a wide range of complex needs across Learning Disabilities, Mental Health, Substance Use and Public Health. We are currently recruiting for a Clinical Lead to work in our Integrated Substance Misuse Service as a Specialist Doctor/Clinical Lead, where you’ll have the chance to make a real difference to the lives of the people we support who are experiencing difficulties from drugs and alcohol use.

Passionate about people, you’ll enjoy the opportunity and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress in your career within a social enterprise. So if you’re ambitious and ready for a fresh challenge with a sector leader then this could be the opportunity for you. 

Running health and social care services as a social enterprise, we invest every penny back into our care – and our people. So, if you’re ambitious and ready for a fresh challenge, progress your career with a sector leader.

Role Responsibility

As the Specialist Doctor/Clinical Lead for the service, you will provide safe, effective and evidence-based care and interventions to service users in Wakefield. You will treat the most complex service users, and have a key role in clinical leadership, comprising clinical governance and innovation, supervision, appraisal and training and service development.

You will have extensive experience of working in the substance use field and play a key role in the on-going delivery of high quality clinical interventions. You will work closely with the Wakefield management team, clinical team, local healthcare professionals and key stakeholders to provide holistic care packages for service users throughout their recovery.

You will have a real opportunity to help shape service delivery, implement clinical innovation and contribute to delivering clinically excellent services.

The Ideal Candidate

Turning Point is committed to the on-going professional development of all our staff and we offer regular structured supervision, a well-developed monthly CPD program and full support with appraisals and revalidation. Through joining Turning Point, you will receive a warm welcome,  extensive training, and the chance to thrive in a lively and aspirational service and organisation.

Turning Point have a number of integrated Substance Use services and the Clinical Leads meet regularly providing invaluable peer support for one another.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Appropriate experience in addiction medicine at a clinical leadership level:
  • Be a ‘Specialist’ doctor in addiction: either a Consultant Addiction Psychiatrist or a specialist doctor from another background such as General Practice, who has the appropriate experience & qualifications (as per the RCPsych / RCGP Competency Framework)
  • Please contact Dr Martyn Hull, Turning Point’s Clinical Director if you have any queries 
  • Current GMC Registration
  • Experience of providing safe, effective and evidence based assessment, care and interventions for substance users
  • The legal right to work in the UK

In addition to the above we are seeking to appoint an individual who can also bring Turning Point’s core values to the role:

  • We believe that everyone has the potential to grow, learn and make choices
  • We all communicate in an authentic and confident way that blends support and challenge
  • We are here to embrace change even when it is complex and uncomfortable
  • We treat each other and those we support as individuals however difficult and challenging
  • We deliver better outcomes by encouraging ideas and new thinking
  • We commit to building a strong and financially viable Turning Point together

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