Consultant Psychiatrists in Forensic Mental Health

Beckenham, London (Greater)
£76,761 - £103,490 pa
14 Jun 2017
09 Jul 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time


Behavioral and Developmental Psychiatry Clinical Academic Group (CAG), Forensic Mental Illness who will provide consultant clinical care for community patients in Croydon as well as consultant clinical care for 16 inpatients on Brook Ward and will provide consultant clinical care for community patients in the Lewisham Community Forensic Team.

The inpatient facility is River House, a medium secure unit River House in Bethlem Royal Hospital. The unit provides rehabilitation and discharge planning for complex forensic clients, who are mostly stepped down from the forensic PICU and admission ward.

The post-holder would also have protected time allocated for clinical research, audit and supporting activities within the Clinical Academic Group and in collaboration with the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology (IoPPN) and Neurosciences Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Science (FANS).

The post holder will have out of hours commitments as part of a Consultant Rota covering the whole SLaM forensic service.

The post holder will be involved as a multidisciplinary team member in the assessment and management of patients on both wards, and occasionally at other clinical and criminal justice sites.

SLaM runs an outstanding programme of continuing professional development for staff in forensic services. The service is also a partner in the South London Partnership, an alliance between forensic services in SLaM, Oxleas and South West London Mental Health Trusts. These posts present an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of forensic psychiatry and to develop your career to become a national opinion leader.

CCT in Forensic Psychiatry is essential.

For further details/informal visits contact: Professor Tom Fahy, Clinical Director Forensics, BDP CAG on 020 7848 0151.

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Closing date: 9th July 2017

Interview Date 20th July 2017

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Creating a world-leading Academic Health Sciences Centre.

The Trust is committed to employing a workforce which reflects the diversity and meets the needs of the local population.

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust provides the widest range of NHS mental health services in the UK. We also provide substance misuse services for people who are addicted to drugs and alcohol. We work closely with the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London.

We are part of King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre together with King’s College London, Guy’s and St Thomas’ and King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts. Our aim is to be a leader in improving health and wellbeing - locally, nationally and globally.