• Flexible
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • London, England, UK
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Consultant Psychiatrist

Employer Location London Salary £84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum part-time pro-rata Closing date 23 Sep 2022

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This is a rare and exciting opportunity to work as a part time consultant psychiatrist within a well functioning community mental health service for older adults. You would be joining two full time consultant colleagues in the provision of clinical leadership and consultant care for our mental health community team for older adults, and in a particular take a lead role in the integrated care mental health liaison team and provide psychiatry consultation for the local rapid response service.

Main duties of the job

This post comes from new investment to develop our mental health community services for older people more flexible and aligned to the transforming community care agenda. Tower Hamlets is a great place to work and there is a collegiate, supportive and welcoming consultant body across the whole directorate.

About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people’s lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive – so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please see JD (Job Description) and PS (Personal Specification) for full details of role requirements.

Person Specification
Higher Qualification:
Essential

  • Medical degree, MBBS or equivalent
  • Eligible for inclusion in the GMC Specialist Register or Specialist Registrar within 6 months of gaining CCT.
  • Section 12 Approval (Mental Health Act) and eligible to be on the register of Approved Clinicians (MHA, 2007).
  • Desirable

  • Higher Degree
  • Endorsement of Old Age Psychiatry
  • Knowledge and Experience
    Essential

  • Good experience of working in older adult community psychiatry services and especially in the care and assessment of complex co-morbidity.
  • Good experience of working with acute disturbed patients.
  • Desirable

  • Experience of Memory Clinic
  • Experience of working with psychotherapy models of care
  • Specific experience and knowledge of psycho- pharmacology.
  • Academic Achievement:
    Essential

  • Able and willing to teach medical students and lecture on undergraduate and MRCPsych courses
  • Desirable

  • Interest & willing to supervise research projects.
  • Published research
  • Personal Skills
    Essential

  • Ability to train and supervise junior medical staff / medical students / staff from other disciplines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent clinical skills.
  • Commitment to/skills in multidisciplinary working.
  • Commitment to working with service users in ongoing services development.
  • Cultural sensitivity, ability to work with a diverse population.
  • Commitment to continuing professional development.
  • Commitment to engagement in clinical governance.
  • Desirable

  • Management, performance and leadership courses.
  • Physical Requirements
    Essential

  • Able to travel between sites as required.
  • BMJ Ref: BMJ-90321/363-MRTH11774

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