• Consultant Psychiatrist London
  • BMJ Careers in London, , United Kingdom
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  • 3 weeks ago

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Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult Rehabilitation Psychiatry - 4PAs - Fixed Term/12 Months

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLAM) are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic Consultant Psychiatrist to lead our new community residential adult Rehabilitation unit (Penrose unit) opening in April 2024 within the London Borough of Lewisham. This is a new post which has been created due to recent funding within the SLP rehab pathway.

This new community rehabilitation project will be provided jointly by SLPCC and Penrose (voluntary sector provider) and will be based in the London borough of Lewisham. It is based on a similar model operational in Lambeth (Turrets)

The job is currently being advertised as a 4 PA fixed term role for a period of 12 months. The post is very likely to be advertised as a substantive post in the near future pending RCPsych approval.

For further details please refer to attached advertisement.

Main duties of the job

The main duties of the... consultant are to provide psychiatry consultant leadership and to act as Approved Clinician to the Penrose service.

Close liaison with other teams within the SLP pathway especially Heather close and ERT and our secondary and primary care teams will be a key part of the role. You will need to work closely with GPs and other stakeholders.

The post holder will be expected to provide clinical cover for other Lewisham borough consultants and vice versa.

This is a 4 PA post which allows for :

3PA Direct clinical care (DCC)


1 PA for Supporting professional activities (SPA time)

You will be expected to work ideally for two continuous days of the week to provide consistency and continuity of care.

For detailed information, please refer to attached JD.

Working for your organisation

Benefits Offered By SLAM

We are committed to ensuring our staff get the most out of their benefits package and understand the importance of a healthy work life balance. There is an extensive range of excellent benefits for you and your family. We want you to feel like you are part of a close-knit team at SLaM. It’s important to us that you feel valued and appreciated and that is why we have a comprehensive benefits package on offer.

Some Of Our Benefits Are Highlighted Here
• Generous pay, pensions, and leave, we offer a comprehensive pay, pensions and leave package, which is dependent on the role and length of service.
• Work life balance, flexible working and supporting a range of flexible options, such as: part-time working and job sharing.
• Career development, there are plenty of opportunities to progress your career and we support your development through several programs such as leadership, mentoring, coaching, positive people management, collective leadership, and other talent programmes
• Car lease, our staff benefit from competitive deals to lease cars
• Accommodation, eligible staff benefit from keyworker housing which is available on selected sites
• NHS discounts, with discounts up to 10% from a variety of well-known retail brands through Health Service Discounts website.

Detailed Job Description And Main Responsibilities
• To provide enthusiastic, and flexible, joint clinical leadership and consultant input into the team.
• To take consultant responsibility for your patients, acting as Approved Clinician and assessing or supervising assessment and management of patients and devising or helping to devise appropriate treatment plans and medication regimes, providing prompt medical response, and advising and work closely with other members of the multidisciplinary team
• Using your expertise to provide advice, liaising closely with GPs and other stakeholders, and providing assessment of complex presentations and creating appropriate management plans
• To offer expert risk assessment and management skills in complex care of people with severe mental illness

For further details please refer to attached JD.

For further details / informal visits contact: Dr. Zain Sadiq; [email protected] - Job title: Lewisham Associate Medical Director - Email address: [email protected] - Telephone number: 02032286393. Additional contact information:

Bronwyn Dewing, Senior Program Manager, SLP complex care [email protected], Tel 0203 228 6632

Dr Christina Kyriakidou, Clinical Director, SLP - [email protected]
London UK


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