Consultant Psychiatrist in Eating Disorders
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.
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Please note - Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health Trust will only accept on-line application forms. An opportunity has arisen at St Ann’s Eating Disorders Service for a substantive Consultant Psychiatrist in Eating Disorders. The post holder will have shared responsibility, with the existing consultants, for providing a comprehensive specialist eating disorders service.
St Ann’s Eating Disorder Service is part of Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust, which has a strong commitment to Quality Improvement. The Eating Disorders Service has developed rapidly over the last 10 years and is now one of the largest in the UK. It has a reputation for service innovation and has an established research programme which is actively supported by the Trust.
A comprehensive range of outpatient, inpatient (Phoenix Ward - 20 beds) and day patient (6 spaces) treatment is provided for patients with eating disorders, aged 18 and above. The outpatient service is commissioned as a regional specialised service for a population of approximately 5 million who live in North Central London and North East London. The inpatient service is commissioned nationally through NHS England Specialised Commissioning.
The post holder will provide 6 PA’s on Phoenix ward and have consultant responsibility for 10 of the inpatients and 4 PA’s in the outpatient service.
Potential candidates are invited to contact in the first instance the Clinical Director, Dr Mehdi Veisi. He can be contacted via his PA on 020 8702 6040.
For an informal discussion please contact Dr Karen Townend, Service Lead on 020 8702 4813.
Two references will be required, one from your current or most recent employer, the other from your previous employer. The references should be from persons with management responsibility.
If you have been unemployed for a period of four years or more, please give the details of 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.
Internal only vacancies that are advertised as Fixed Term Contracts will also be available as secondment opportunities for substantive internal staff.
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 is 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.
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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