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Clinical Lead Gwent Transgender Service

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
gender services
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part time - 2 sessions per week (1 DAY)
Job ref
040-CL01.2022-A
Site
Various sites across the Health Board area
Town
Various sites across the Health Board area
Salary
£86,063 - £111,732 pro-rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
16/10/2022 23:59

Job overview

The 2 Gender Prescribing Clinicians will take responsibility for the delivery of the service by the Local Gender Team (LGT), liaising with the national service and the network of local GP practices participating in the Direct Enhanced Service (DES).

The LGT will receive patients from the national service, and will stabilise medication before arranging a managed transfer to the GP providing the DES and signposting to support services.

The Gender Prescribing Lead Clinician will provide the patient’s GP with clear written guidance on prescribing and monitoring be available to provide additional information on request and answer questions regarding treatment and monitoring at reasonable notice.

This post is for 1 day a week.

Main duties of the job

To provide consultation and appropriate clinical management of patients attending the local gender team.

To establish patients full history, including completion of a mental health assessment.

Personal clinical research will be encouraged in addition to participating in current programmes.

The Gender Clinical Lead Clinician will be responsible for undertaking administrative duties associated with the care of patients and the administration of the service.

 

Working for our organisation

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020.  Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

 

 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

please see job description and person specification attached as part of the documentation for post.

Following on from developments across Wales, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board has developed a Local Gender Prescribing Team as a component of the Wales Gender Identity Service.

The Gender Prescribing Lead Clinician will take responsibility for the delivery of the service by the Local Gender Team (LGT), liaising with the national service and the network of local GP practices participating in the Direct Enhanced Service (DES).

The LGT will receive patients from the national service, and stabilise medication before arranging a managed transfer to the GP providing the LES.  The Team will also signpost to appropriate support services. 

The Gender Prescribing Lead Clinician will provide the patient’s GP with clear written guidance on prescribing and monitoring and will be available to provide additional information on request and answer questions regarding treatment and monitoring at reasonable notice.

This position involves Regulated Activity with children and adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:  

  • Enhanced check with barred list information, including an adults and children’s barred list check  

 Applicants must hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC. 

Person specification

Other

Essential criteria
  • Meets all essential criteria

Qualifications

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  • Meets all essential criteria

Experience

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  • Meets all essential criteria

Skills

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  • Meets all essential criteria

Knowledge

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  • Meets all essential criteria

Personal Attributes

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  • Meets all essential criteria

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
ELERI ROBERTS
Job title
Clinical Lead Gwent Transgender Service
Email address
Eleri.roberts6@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone number
07583040471