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Consultant

Job Reference: 222-LS-138

Employer:
West London NHS Trust
Department:
Medical and Dental
Location:
Medical staffing-Primary & Planned Mental Health, London
Salary:
£77,913 to £105,042 pa pl

We are immensely proud of our staff and their passion, professionalism and dedication to change people’s lives. If you share that passion, and if you too want to make a difference, then come and join us. In return you will get to work with a great team, with superb training and development opportunities, and excellent staff benefits.

We provide a large number of mental and physical health services. Poor physical and mental health are linked and our ambition is for people to have their physical and mental health problems identified, assessed and treated at the same time.

The work of our staff is very wide-ranging. Some of the things we do include:

  • helping children and young people with mental health issues
  • supporting new mums suffering post-natal depression
  • assessing people detained under the Mental Health Act
  • helping people get active, eat well and take care of their own wellbeing
  • treating people who have dementia or experience problems thinking and remembering
  • helping people remain independent in the community
  • running high secure services at Broadmoor Hospital.

We are a teaching Trust and all staff receive support throughout their career to grow and develop. Our staff also have access to some of the leading research programmes in mental health and, whatever your role, there are opportunities to develop skills and clinical practice by being part of ground-breaking work.

We take care of our staff with a series of employee benefits, including flexible working, car lease schemes and exclusive discounts on a wide range of products and services, from washing machines to holidays. We also offer a generous relocation package.

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We are looking for an enthusiastic consultant psychiatrist to provide clinical leadership and psychiatric expertise to one of our Recovery Teams in Hammersmith and Fulham.

 

 

 

WEST LONDON MENTAL HEALTH NHS TRUST (WLMHT)

 

WLMHT is one of the largest most diverse mental health services in the UK, employing around 3,500 staff who are providing care and treatment for around 20,000 people each year and serving a local population of approximately 700,000 residents in the boroughs of Hammersmith and Fulham, Ealing and Hounslow.

 

 

 

THE POST

 

The successful applicant will be based in the Cardinal centre in Hounslow and will join an established multidisciplinary team, including another consultant psychiatrist. They will provide clinical leadership and expertise in the assessment and treatment of persons with severe enduring mental health needs. They will liaise closely with the Single Point of Access (SPA) and Primary Care Mental Health Team to facilitate smooth transitions into and out of secondary care. Other key working relationships will be with local GPs, the Crisis Assessment and Treatment (CAT) team, the Early Intervention Team and the inpatient service.

 

 

 

The successful candidate will have at least 5 years experience of working in mental health, have good communication and interpersonal skills, a commitment to community care for people with mental illness, and be able to demonstrate an ability to work effectively and flexibly with a multi professional team.

 

 

 

Candidates should be a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (or equivalent), and have their CCT or be eligible for inclusion on specialist registrar.

 

 

 

The roles report directly to the Clinical Director and Service Manager.



For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Julia Renton (Clinical Director) on 020 8354 8664.




We reserve the right to close adverts prior to the closing date stated should we receive a high volume of applications. If you do not hear back from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.

All staff identified as at-risk and who meet the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly.

We offer Relocation packages for some positions (including Band 5 and Band 6 Nurses) - a relocation allowance of up to £8000 is offered for those who meet a required criteria.

Registered Nurses are required to produce their current NMC Revalidation documents/Portfolio at the assessment centre for verification, unless you are a newly qualified nurse from University.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to West London NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, you will be required to undergo a pre-employment check which can take between 4-8 weeks. After which your information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

Please ensure you include professional email addresses and contact numbers for your referees which MUST be at supervisory or managerial capacity covering the last 3 years of employment to date to avoid delay in the recruitment process. If your current/most recent organisation is an NHS trust, we will be requesting one reference from your current line manager/HR department.

West London NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults, eliminating discrimination for all groups and achieving equality of opportunity regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief and sexuality. We aim to create a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve at all levels of seniority within the Trust. We are therefore particularly interested in receiving applications from people from ethnic minority backgrounds’.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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