Locum Consultant in Community Mental Health Team

Job ID: 740156
Location: London
Category: Health
Salary: 76,761 - 103,490 per annum + 2,162 LW negotiable
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Job Reference: 333-MS17-HL-20596-6

Employer:Central and North West London NHS Foundation TrustDepartment:Hillingdon CMHTLocation:London, Pembrooke CentreSalary:76,761 - 103,490 per annum + 2,162 LW

CNWL NHS Foundation Trust offers a generous relocation package to successful candidates - subject to eligibility assessment

At present this is a fixed term locum Consultant post while we prepare the paperwork for the substantive post.
If you are interested in the substantive post, please do apply for this post as well.
CNWL is one of the largest trusts in the UK, caring for people with a wide range of physical and mental health needs. We provide healthcare to a third of London, Milton Keynes and parts of Kent, Surrey and Hampshire.

As a progressive Trust, and one committed to quality, we are seeking applications for a Consultant post within the Hillingdon Community Mental Health Services. This post is based in the Community Mental Health Team at Pembroke Centre, Ruislip Manor and has become available recently. The post is based solely in the community.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious consultant to take on a full-time leadership role within our Psychiatry community based service, to provide a clinical and professional leadership role to the community team and to take part in management and teaching activities related to it.
As a senior clinician, you will have an integral role in the performance of the teams, further development of the service, and the development of the clinical pathways.
The post at present has the support of a SASG doctor and a core trainee. The consultant is expected to provide medical and clinical leadership to the team and work closely with their colleagues on the Inpatient wards, Home Treatment Team, Liaison Team and Primary Care Team to ensure best possible patient outcomes.
You will have experience in the assessment and treatment of patients with a wide range of mental health problems, be knowledgeable about evidence-based treatments, show leadership skills, demonstrate an ability to teach and have supervision skills. An aptitude to work collaboratively and respectfully in a multi-disciplinary team is essential.
Applicants must be on the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council or be within 6 months of obtaining CCT at the time of interview and also have Approved Clinician status at the time that they commence the job.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, innovative clinician and leader who will be fully conversant with the change agenda of the modern NHS and be pivotal in delivering quality services to the community in Hillingdon.
This job will be advertised as a substantive post once we have approval from the Regional Adviser.
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Dr Mellisha Padayatchi, Hillingdon Clinical Director (07909877143) or Kim Cox, Hillingdon Borough Director (01895891030).

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) is one of the largest trusts in the UK, caring for people with a wide range of physical and mental health needs. We have approximately 7,000 staff who provide healthcare to a third of London's population and across wider geographical areas, including Milton Keynes, Kent, Surrey and Hampshire.

As a Foundation Trust we involve service users, carers, the public, staff and partner organisations in the way that we are run and our future development. If you are interested in becoming a member of our Foundation Trust please visit our website.

Our catchment area spans diverse communities, with over 100 first languages spoken. It contains areas of great affluence as well as areas of much deprivation. We are committed to providing services that meet the needs of the people who use them, and we actively encourage involvement from local people who can help make a difference.

CNWL is recognised locally, nationally and internationally for providing high quality, innovative healthcare. We aim to employ only the best people, and our experts are frequently called upon to contribute to national health strategy and policy, and many models of our care have been adapted for use in other countries.
CNWL are committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults.
Due to the high response levels we receive for some vacancies, we may expire any of them prior to the advertised closing date and advise you to submit your application as soon as possible. Candidates shortlisted for interview will be informed via the email address registered with NHS Jobs.
CNWL Agenda for Change employment contracts are subject to a contractual 13 week probationary period. Disclosure and Barring Service Check
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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From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.
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Job Type:Fixed term (6 months)Working pattern:10 PAsPay Scheme:Hospital Medical and Dental StaffPay Band:ConsultantStaff Group:Medical & DentalSpecialty/Function:Community Mental Health Team

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Apply for this jobClosing Date:11/08/2017Interview Date:25/08/2017Contact Name:Dr Mellisha PadayatchiEmail Address:mpadayatchi@nhs.netTelephone:07909877143

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* Guidelines for recruiting staff recovering from Mental Health and/or Addiction problems
* CNWL Core Values
* Terms & Conditions Template

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