Substantive Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry

London (North), London (Greater)
23 May 2018
21 Jun 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Full-time substantive Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry, Camden Community Crisis Care Pathway: Consisting of the Acute Day Hospital & Camden Crisis Resolution & Home Treatment Team.
Full-time 10 PA's 
Available from September 2018.

Camden & Islington Foundation Trust are seeking to appoint a bright and enthusiastic clinician to this substantive Consultant position based in Camden, North London.

The post has become available following retirement of the previous incumbent.

The post will cover specific parts of the community crisis pathway in north and south Camden. The main teams covered will be the north Camden Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team (CRHTT), based at 3 Daleham Gardens, London NW3 5BY and the Jules Thorne acute day unit/Recovery Centre based at St Pancras Hospital, St Pancras Way, London NW1 0PE.The postholder will also provide oversight to patients admitted to the Daleham Crisis House, also based at 3, Daleham Gardens. This pathway falls within the Acute Services division of the Trust.

The position is available from September 2018. 

The Trust encourages flexible working and will consider part-time job-share arrangements. (Such an arrangement would depend on having at least two potentially appointable part-time applicant applications.)

The role of the Consultant is to be the clinical lead of the team and to ensure high quality, patient-centred, effective, safe and efficient care is delivered by the team. 

The post is subject to the annual job-planning process as agreed under the new Consultant contract. Inner London weighting supplement applies. They will be fully supported by junior medical input (Specialty Grade, FY, CT1-3 and Higher Trainee 4-6 sessions) and secretarial cover with the usual office/administration facilities. They will be supported in pursuing appropriate continuing professional development and will also be encouraged to apply for honorary senior lecturer status with the medical school. 

The trust became a Foundation Trust in February 2008 and continues as a mental health organisation. It has well established links with the United Royal Free and University College London medical schools and the North London Junior and higher Psychiatric training schemes. 

Camden is an exciting multicultural inner-city borough just on the edge of the west end of London. There is a contiguous mix of relatively affluent and deprived areas.

Applicants are expected to have MRCPsych or equivalent, full GMC registration, current licence to practise and either be on the specialist register or within 6 months of obtaining their CCT or equivalent at the point of interview. 

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 17th July at St Pancras Hospital, London NW1 0PE.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Informal discussions and/or visits are welcomed and can be arranged by contacting Mr Ian Griffiths, Associate Clinical Director on 07733 012642 and Dr Koye Odutoye (Lead Consultant, Acute Division) on 0207 561 4162.

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In line with NHS protocols, only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our person specification will be shortlisted for interview. We regret that it is not possible to contact all applicants for every vacancy. If you have not been contacted within 4-6 weeks of the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted for the next stage

We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions, when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. We are an employer committed to Equal Opportunities and Diversity, with a range of family friendly policies.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects diversity of our population and our service users. We are actively encouraging applications from people with experience of using mental health services and we would welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups such as our black and minority ethnic (BME) communities, and LGBT communities. We also hold the Disability two tick symbol and have made the pledge to commit to employing more people with learning disabilities. If you require this application form in another format i.e. Large print, Braille or audio tape etc., please contact the Recruitment Department on 0203 317 7190 or email resourcing@candi.nhs.ukand we will arrange for this to be sent to you.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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UK Registration

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