Consultant Psychiatrist Post in Tower Hamlets

Tower Hamlets, London (Greater)
02 Feb 2019
24 Feb 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2018.

We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients. This Trust is clinician-led, and provides the highest possible level of clinical expertise throughout its services.

We have set ourselves the mission to improve the quality of life of all we serve, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve. 

Liaison Psychiatry Older Adults

Job Ref: 363-MRTH4698

This is a great opportunity within the Older Adults RAID Liaison Psychiatry service based primarily in the Department of Psychological Medicine at The Royal London Hospital. There are three older adult liaison consultant psychiatrists supported by one Core Psychiatric trainee (CT2-3), one GPVTS trainee, and an MDT including psychology. The older adults service operates on the inpatient wards and occasionally in the Emergency Department.

2 PAs of clinical time will be used to provide consultant input to the older adult functional psychiatry ward based at Mile End Hospital. This ward also has 8 PA consultant input from another consultant older adult psychiatrist and Clinical Lead.  

For more information about the posts and the opportunity for an informal discussion please contact: Dr. Sarah Dracass, Clinical Director for Tower Hamlets on 020 8121 5525

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