Consultant in Liaison Psychiatry 10PAs

London (Greater)
£76,761 to £103,490 pa
14 May 2018
30 Jul 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust is responsible for providing mental health services for people of all ages across the London Boroughs of Barnet, Enfield and Haringey, as well as providing some specialist services across the whole of North London and beyond. Since January 2011, the Trust also provides adult and children’s community health services in Enfield, following the transfer of Enfield Community Services from NHS Enfield. 

Please note - Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health Trust will only accept on-line application forms.

Consultant Psychiatrist - Liaison Psychiatry
(10 Programmed Activities)

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust provides mental health services to residents of the three boroughs in North London. We are seeking to appoint to a new post: Consultant Psychiatrist to the Mental Health Liaison Service based in North Middlesex University Hospital.

The Mental Health Liaison Service sees patients from the age of 16 upwards including older adults. Staffing includes almost three FTE consultant psychiatrists, a team manager, a psychologist, nine nurses, graduate mental health workers, and administrative support. In addition the team has very recently recruited 8 Peer Support Workers to work a shift pattern alongside the MHLS nurses in the Emergency Department. The main clinical areas for this post are:

  • Assessment of patients attending the Emergency Department
  • Assessment and ongoing management of in-patients on the wards in NMUH with mental health problems
  • To support clinical staff in NMUH working with patients with mental health problems.

A significant component of this liaison psychiatry model is teaching and training. The consultant would be expected to contribute to this.

Candidates must have experience of working in Liaison Psychiatry. The ideal candidate would have experience in both working age and older adults. However candidates with experience in either area may apply. MRCPsych and Section 12(2) Approval are essential. 

AAC Interview: Monday 30th July 2018

Two references will be required, one from your current or most recent employer, the other from your previous employer. The referees should be from persons with management responsibility.

If you have been unemployed for a period of four years or more, please give your last employer and one character referee of your choice (not members of your family). If more applicable, references will be requested from your Teacher or Head of Faculty. Please ensure you provide full contact details.

Please be aware that your documents eg. Passport/NI Card will be electronically scanned using Home Office accredited Verification System.

Due to the high number of applications that are received for some posts we may close vacancies before the stated closing date if sufficient number of applications are received. Therefore please apply as soon as possible.

All non- medical posts with the Trust are subject to a probationary period of six months, during which time you will be required to demonstrate to the Trust’s satisfaction your suitability for the position in which you will be employed.

Should you not hear from us within three working weeks of the closing date for this post, then regretfully in this instance, you have not been shortlisted.

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