Consultant Psychiatrist

Tooting, London (Greater)
£77,913 - £105,042 plus allowances per annum pro rata
03 Dec 2018
16 Dec 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Part Time

The Trust is committed to providing high quality integrated health and social care for local people with mental health problems in South West London and more specialist mental health services for people throughout the UK.

Consultant Psychiatrist
Sutton & Merton Complex Needs Service

We are seeking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic Consultant Psychiatrist in Medical Psychotherapy for this part-time (5PA) post with the Sutton and Merton Complex Needs Service based at Springfield Hospital in Tooting. The service provides DBT and MBT for patients with a diagnosis of Personality Disorder in the 2 boroughs, as well as time limited psychodynamic psychotherapy delivered by trainees. The post-holder will work alongside an established 6 PA Consultant and will be jointly responsible for running the MBT programme (including taking on the running of an MBT group, having a small caseload of MBT individual psychotherapy cases, and providing MBT supervision to other staff), as well as providing medication reviews and CPA across the service. The post-holder will also undertake assessment of patients for psychodynamic psychotherapy and provide psychotherapy training and supervision for core and higher psychiatry trainees. Within this training role, which will be expected to take up a significant amount of SPA time, there will also be opportunity, depending on the individual’s interests, to take on core or higher trainee Balint groups, supervision of higher trainees for assessments, brief, long and intensive psychodynamic psychotherapy cases or group analytic psychotherapy.

For further details/informal visits contact Dr Jonathan Garabette, Consultant Medical Psychotherapist on 020 3513 5638 or Dr Paul Brain Associate Clinical Director on 0203 548 5580

Closing date: Sunday, 16 December 2018.

Shortlisting: Week commencing 17 December 2018.

Assessment Centre: Wednesday, 2 January 2019.

Interview date: Thursday, 3 January 2019 at Springfield Hospital.

Ref: 294-COMM-0242.

To apply or for further information, please visit our website:

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from people who have experienced mental health problems. South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust is a smoke-free Trust.

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