Consultant Psychiatrist Eating Disorders - (10 PA's - Permanent)
This is an exciting new Consultant Psychiatrist post in Eating Disorders (Full time -1 WTE) in the well established Eating Disorders Service, South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. The post holder will provide clinical work specifically in the inpatient unit of the Adult Eating Disorders Service in the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM). The post holder will jointly work with clinical academic consultants and the multidisciplinary team. Assessments include inpatients, step-up patients and potential future or current inpatients who are to be seen in other psychiatric or in general hospitals. This post, as a new post will take responsibility for at least 8-10 in patients and will mainly see South East London Patients. The unit admits 50-70 patients per year.
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of mental health, learning disability and substance misuse services for people living in four local Boroughs in South London, Lambeth, Southwark, Lewisham and Croydon, as well as providing a range of national specialist services. The Trust is part of King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC). It brings together the best of basic and translational research, clinical excellence and world-class teaching to deliver ground-breaking advances in physical and mental healthcare. The Trust has 4,800 staff. We treat 64,000 patients a year in the community across 74 community sites, and provide inpatient care to 3700 people a year, in 786 beds across 8 inpatient sites. The South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust is committed to innovation, effective interventions and improved service user outcomes.
The Trust’s core value states that 'everything we do is to improve the experience of people using our services and to promote mental health and wellbeing for all'.
Interview Date: 15 August 2019
For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Trudi Seneviratne- Medical Lead, Specialist Services, Psychological Medicine and Older Adults Directorate
Tel : 0203 228 4265