Specialty Doctor in Adult Community Psychiatry

Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust
£51,000 to £80,000 a year £2,162 per annum London Zone Allowance
Closing date
7 Jun 2023
Job summary

Specialty Doctor in Adult Community Psychiatry 10 PAS

We are looking for an enthusiastic Specialty doctor to form part of a high calibre peer group in the heart of London and to work across two established multidisciplinary community mental health teams in Westminster. We are inclusive and people focussed. We offer a range of development opportunities to build and expand clinical and leadership portfolios for all doctors depending upon their interests.

Main duties of the job

This is a 10 PA full time substantive Specialty doctor role in West End PCN Community mental health team in South Westminster.

The post is based at 190 Vauxhall Bridge Road, SW1V 1DX. The post sits within Jameson Division in Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, which holds mental health services within the inner London boroughs of Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea and the outer boroughs of Brent and Harrow. The post holder will provide Specialty doctor input for the West end PCN team and will access clinical supervision from Dr Constantinos Diamantopoulos, consultant psychiatrist. The post holder is professionally accountable to Dr Sujaa Arokiadass, Clinical Director for Westminster mental health services. Lucy Cook is the Borough Director. There are no on call duties in this post. However, there are opportunities to do optional NHS locum junior on call work in St Charles Hospital when available. The post holder will be part of a CPD peer group in South Westminster. He/she will also participate in annual appraisals

About us

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. Over recent years our catchment area has grown significantly, making the Trust's population more diverse than ever. There are areas of great affluence as well as deprivation, and there are over 100 first-languages spoken in the communities in our catchment area. We are constantly developing and working in innovative ways to provide modern, dependable services in
  • physical and mental health sectors
  • primary, secondary and community services
  • in health and social care settings for all ages.

Job description

Job responsibilities

This is an established Specialty Doctor post in West end community mental health team in the South Westminster Mental Health Hub.

The South hub has two functional groups West end and Victoria. Each is linked with a PCN (Primary Care Network). Each team is multidisciplinary and responsible for triaging all mental health referrals of patients who are under the care of the GPs in the PCNs. The post holder will be supervised by the consultant psychiatrist in the team. There is also a full time CT1-3 trainee in the team. The West end team is multidisciplinary with staff from different professional backgrounds to help meet patient needs.

The post holder will have a relatively small caseload of sole-managed cases (

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • GMC registration
  • Primary Medical Degree


  • MRCPsych/equivalent qualification
  • Section 12 (2) MHA Approval

Experience, Skills and Abilities


  • Completed at least 3 years full time post graduate training (or its equivalent on a part time or flexible basiswith at least two years' experience in psychiatry)


  • Specific experience in community psychiatry

Personal Skills & Qualities


  • Excellent communication and empathic skills
  • Demonstrable leadership skills
  • Experience of team working
  • Sound administrative and computer skills
  • Sound organisational skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative

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