Consultant Psychiatrist - Hayworth Ward Lewisham Hospital

Location
London
Salary
£77,913 - £105,042 pa
Posted
25 Jun 2019
Closes
21 Jul 2019
Ref
334-PMOA-1803049-JA
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Psychiatry
Career Level
Consultant
Hours
Full Time

Consultant Psychiatrist - Hayworth Ward Lewisham Hospital

Substantive - 10 PA's

Ref: 334-PMOA-1803049-JA

An opportunity has arisen to appoint a new consultant to a well established inpatient consultant post due to the current post holder leaving the Trust. The post is to be combined with a day a week in the Lewisham care home intervention team, which provides input into local care homes to advise on managing behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia. The post is 8 sessions on Hayworth ward and 2 sessions in the care home intervention team.

Hayworth ward is an 18 bedded acute inpatient unit for older adults, mainly with functional mental illness, although some patients may also have dementia. The post is well supported by an established multidisciplinary team and junior medical staff.

The care home intervention team is predominantly nurse and psychology led, but the 2 consultant session a week provide medical advice and liaison where required.

Interview Date:  29 July 2019

For further information please contact Dr Nicola Funnell, Medical Lead for Older Adults, on 02032288300 or 07779036429.

Closing Date:  21 July 2019
 

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