Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry

Portsmouth, Hampshire
£77,913 - £105,042 p.a.
23 Sep 2019
31 Oct 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry based in the city of Portsmouth, Hampshire.

The Older Persons Mental Health services in Portsmouth are pleased to announce a full time job opportunity with community and inpatient clinical responsibilities for one of the catchment area in this historic island city.

The post will attract candidates wishing to be able to provide a well-resourced, clinically led, local community-focussed service, with continuity of care, as part of a wider integrated health and social care service, and with opportunities for training and service development. Portsmouth Older Persons Mental Health services have one of the highest recorded rates of diagnosis of dementia in south of England.

The role will entail assessment, diagnosis and treatment of organic and functional disorders in over 65s, although younger adults meeting certain eligibility criteria on the local transitional protocol may be suitable for the service.

Our offer

Solent NHS Trust is a high performing Community and Mental Health Trust. We can offer you the following support and opportunities:

  • Attractive remuneration package

  • Flexible relocation package

  • Protected time for research and/or special clinical interest within SPA time

  • Study leave of 30 days over 3 years with a study leave budget of £750 per person per annum

  • A strong ethos on learning and development for medical staff

  • Annual Clinical Excellence Awards

  • Health and wellbeing support, e.g. early access to physiotherapy, psychological therapies

  • Flexible working and less than full time applications supported

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the sites and make enquiries by speaking to Dr Kayode Osanaiye, Clinical Director for Mental Health services on 07901 853269 or

Alternatively, please click the apply button to apply.

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