Healthcare & Medical

Consultant in Gender Healthcare

Full Time

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The role

Consultant in Gender Healthcare

The service provides or refers for the range of services described in NHS England’s Service

Specification 1719, Gender Identity Services for Adults (Non-Surgical Interventions) , and agrees and co-ordinates treatment plans specifically tailored to address each person’s goals and clinical need.

The Service accepts gender diversity as one facet of human experience and recognises that gender diverse people often experience difficulty in gaining recognition and the respect of others, including from some healthcare practitioners. We seek to help them overcome exclusion and discrimination. We value them and recognise the contribution that they make to society.

We seek to de-pathologise gender diversity, whilst recognising that some gender diverse people have healthcare needs specific to them. Some of these may result from internalised transphobia and minority stress.

About you

We would love to hear from you if you are an enthusiastic and forward thinking consultant willing to take a leading clinical role in the West of England Gender Identity Clinic.

The location

The West of England Specialist Gender Identity Clinic (WESGIC) supports people who experience issues relating to gender concerns from all over England. The Clinic is based at The Laurels in the centre of Exeter. The service is nationally commissioned by NHS England and is the only service of its kind based in the West of England. Remote and a flexible approach to working could be facilitated.

About us

The Service accepts gender diversity as one facet of human experience and recognises that gender diverse people often experience difficulty in gaining recognition and the respect of others, including from some healthcare practitioners. We seek to help them overcome exclusion and discrimination. We value them and recognise the contribution that they make to society.

Our offer to you

We recognise our people want to learn and develop, becoming the best that they can be. We offer all our staff a range of training opportunities including a variety of in-house training programmes designed and delivered by experts, and opportunities to access external training where appropriate.

In addition to ongoing training and development opportunities, we are committed to providing an environment in which you can thrive.

Benefits of working at Devon Partnership NHS Trust include:

Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
The post holder will be entitlement to 27 days until two years in the grade has been completed. This will increase to 32 days per annum for full time working, increasing to 34 days on completion of 7 years’ service.
Individual personal development plans and a commitment to ongoing training
Generous NHS pension scheme
Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
Childcare voucher scheme
Health service discounts and online benefits
Incremental pay progression
Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
Access to our LGBTI+ network
Health and wellbeing opportunities
Cycle to Work Scheme and reduced public transport rates
Structured learning and development opportunities.
Living here

Exeter is a thriving city with fine dining restaurants, excellent schools and flourishing art scene. Alongside a dynamic city lifestyle, as the third largest county in England, it’s no wonder Devon can also offer people the space to contemplate, to relax and reinvigorate yourself. The beauty and quality of our landscapes are unsurpassed with over a third of the county designated as Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are over 450 miles of coastline along two stunning and distinctive coasts, the rugged wildernesses of two National Parks, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, England’s first natural World Heritage Site – the Jurassic Coast, 5,000km of public rights of way and over 250km of off-road cycle paths. Our natural outdoor playground offers you the chance for a fantastic work-life balance.
Application supporting information

As part of the application process, you may be asked four simple values based recruitment questions. Your responses will determine we are happy to progress with your application.

If you are shortlisted you will be contacted by email with interview details. Therefore, it is important that you check your NHS jobs account regularly. To access emails from us, please log into your account, and go to ‘My Applications’.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Devon Partnership NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS Service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed. We will not seek references until you have been made a conditional offer.

Please note by applying for posts that require a professional registration, you are also consenting to this being checked prior to interview. Preference will be given to staff at risk in priority order.

Any identification documents supplied as part of the recruitment process will be verified manually and electronically in line with NHS employment check standards.

Please note

This advert will be withdrawn when a sufficient number of applications have been received. If you have part completed an application, we will contact you to advise you of this.

As a new member of staff to Devon Partnership NHS Trust you will be required to attend a full induction programme at the beginning of your employment. The content and length of this programme will depend on your new job role and where you will be working. This can be between one day for non-clinical staff and up to 10 days for inpatient clinical staff.

Thank you for applying.

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