Locum Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist


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Psychiatry - Liaison
Fixed term - 6 months
Full time - 10 PA's/40 hrs pw
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University Hospital Lewisham
£76,761 - £103,490 pa
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the liaison psychiatry team at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust with this consultant post based at University Hospital Lewisham. We are looking for an enthusiastic, driven and patient centred individual, with outstanding communication skills, who wants to make a difference to the integration of mind and body healthcare for people in Lewisham. The post is a 6 month locum, to backfill for secondment.

The post is part of on going expansion of services in line with NHS England guidance that 50% of hospitals with an Emergency Department should have ‘Core 24’ staffing in liaison psychiatry by 2020. You will be part of a growing 'ageless' multidisciplinary liaison psychiatry team in Lewisham, with specialisms in child, general adult and older adult liaison psychiatry. As part of the Psychological Medicine and Integrated Care Clinical Academic Group (PMIC CAG), and King's Health Partners, the major focus of our service is on delivering research and clinical care across mental and physical health. We are a popular placement for international students.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Associate Clinical Director for Liaison Psychiatry Dr Alice Ashby alice.ashby@slam.nhs.uk or Clinical Director, PMIC CAG Dr Ranga Rao, ranga.rao@slam.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

020 3228 5259
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