Camden and Islington are looking to recruit a full-time Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult Psychiatry to a community post based in the South Camden Recovery and Rehabilitation Team. This is a multi-disciplinary team specialising in the community treatment of people with psychotic illnesses. The post is based at the Peckwater Centre in Kentish Town. The service is part of the new Integrated Practice Unit for psychosis and chronic conditions, which integrates patients mental and physical health care pathways and aims to reduce the mortality and morbidity from physical illnesses for people with psychosis.
The post-holder will be supported by junior medical input; a full time Higher Trainee, part-time Core Trainee and part-time FY2 doctor. The post-holder will work alongside another substantive consultant in the R&R Team and be supported by the Clinical Director Dr Ian Prenelle. There is secretarial cover and office facilities provided. They will be supported in pursuing appropriate continuing professional development.
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 Central London borough and the team is based close to the heart of the varied shops, cafes and cultural amenities in the area.
This post is a great opportunity to gain consultant experience in a well functioning community recovery team and to participate in an important service innovation. Applicants should have their CCT or be within their last year of training.
MRCPsych, full registration with the General Medical Council (GMC) and a licence to practise is essential.
Closing Date: 14th August 2018
Start Date: The position is available from September 2018.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Ian Prenelle on 0207 685 4648 or Ian.Prenelle@candi.nhs.uk
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