Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust is looking for a Consultant Psychiatrist in Learning Disability to join our North and Mid Hampshire Community Team. The post holder will be working as part of an experienced multi-professional team to promote the good health of our local population of adults with learning disabilities. Our overall rating in our recent CQC inspection is ‘Good’ with an ‘Outstanding’ rating in the Caring domain.
The service is designed around six clinical pathways and locally we have a LD Hospital Liaison nurse and LD Community Forensic service. We also have a Hampshire wide Intensive Support Team. Our local inpatient service is the Willow Ward which was rated ‘Outstanding’ in our recent CQC inspection.
There are established opportunities for the post holder to take part in research, teaching and service development. We routinely teach medical students from the University of Southampton. There are also opportunities for the post holder to take on medical leadership roles.
The post holder would have the option of being based at our Basingstoke or Winchester team base. Part time applicants and applicants from other psychiatric specialities will be considered.
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest providers of mental health, specialist mental health and learning disability services in the UK. It is committed to the development of its medical workforce and encourages a culture of continuous service improvement focused on the needs of the service user.
Interested applicants are invited to get in touch with our Lead Medic Dr Kuljit Bhogal (Kuljit.Bhogal@southernhealth.nhs.uk) or our Clinical Service Director Dr Chris Ainsworth (Chris.Ainsworth@Southernhealth.nhs.uk)