Consultant Psychiatrist Old Age

East London
12 Apr 2017
07 May 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

We are a highly regarded Trust with services based in East London, Luton and Bedfordshire. ELFT has an Outstanding CCQ rating in 2016, HSJ Provider of the Year 2016 for the whole NHS, and had the highest staff engagement in the NHS staff survey 2016. Tower Hamlets is an exceptionally engaged, supportive and progressive place to work.

Tower Hamlets Community & Mental Health Services Directorate provides a responsive, high quality, skilled care and support to adults experiencing mental illness and their families. We are working in partnership with patients and families, which necessitates positive risk taking and holding a holistic perspective of person centred care.

This is the reason we have a continuity of care from working with GP (psychiatric liaison for primary care) to inpatient care.

You will cover both functional and organic illnesses across this diverse and lively borough, joining a dynamic integrated MDT team working in the Memory Clinic and psychiatric liaison service. You will have a key role to support a philosophy of minimising inpatient care. The older adult inpatient service for East London, based in Mile End Hospital. This is a whole time post, but applications from candidates wanting to work part time will also be considered.

There are opportunities for further training and involvement quality improvement projects, research, clinical leadership, patient involvement and integrated care. Tower Hamlets is one of the Vanguard sites for integrated care in England, as part of Five Year Forward View.

If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date then it is probably the case that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

For further information or discussion, please contact Dr Karl Marlowe, Clinical Director on 020 8121 5525, or Peter Bell, Clinical Lead MHCOP, on 020 8121 5647.

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Closing Date: 7 May 2017

Interview Date: 6 June 2017

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