Consultant Psychiatrist - Liaison Psychiatry

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
25 Mar 2019
27 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

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This appointment is for a full time 1.0 WTE Consultant Psychiatrist who will be responsible for providing Liaison Psychiatry input to the Working Age Liaison Psychiatry Service in ESH (8PA direct clinical care and 2PA supporting professional activities). This vacancy follows an expansion in the service and is a new role.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the rapidly expanding Liaison Psychiatry services of Surrey & Borders NHS Foundation Trust. The directorate provides Liaison Psychiatry services within the five major district general hospitals in Surrey. There has been a considerable amount of focus and interest in Liaison services by commissioners, and the successful candidate will be joining the department at a crucial period of positive service development. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work with managers on directly influencing the delivery of services to the Acute Hospital to suit local needs.

The Trust currently employs 8 Liaison Psychiatrists working across the Liaison Psychiatry services in the County. All teams are multidisciplinary, employing a dynamic and competent group of nursing and allied health professionals to support clinical work. The post holder will cover other consultant colleagues in the liaison directorate for annual and study leave.

Please note that all salaries shown are based on whole time of 37.5 hours per week for non-medical roles and 40 hours per week for medical roles, part time roles are pro-rated accordingly.

The Trust aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee is unfairly disadvantaged on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status/civil partnership, religion/belief or trade union status. The Trust is committed to the employment and career development of people from ethnic minority backgrounds and people with disabilities.

The Trust would encourage applications from people who have experience of using Mental Health & Learning Disability Services.

We reserve the right to close this post early should we be overwhelmed by applications. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please do not hesitate to contact us to make an offline application within the original timeframe.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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