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Consultant Psychiatrist in Older Adult Psychiatry

Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Gatton Place, St Matthews Road, Redhill
£84,559 - £114,003 + fringe + on-call
Closing date
1 Jul 2022

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Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is a

General Medical Council (GMC) Sponsor employer.

This opportunity is open to UK based and International Consultants

We offer a generous salary package worth up to £114,003 per national terms plus fringe, on-call payments and an extra £25, 000 on top of salary which include recruitment premia, relocation allowance professional development support and much more.

Our organisation

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey & North-East Hampshire. We deliver high quality care across our 140 services and we employ over 2,500 staff serving a population of 1.3 million. Our services are provided in community settings, hospitals, and residential homes.

Our mission and values “For a better life”
  • Treat people well
  • Create respectful places
  • Be Open, Honest, Accountable
  • Involve not ignore

Our services

We provide a comprehensive range of services including in the community and hospital settings: talking therapies, mental health services for adults, children and adolescents, drug, and alcohol, learning disability, eating disorder, Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder clinic, forensic and other mental health.

To view our latest CQC report please click on the link provided in this advert in the Further Links section.

About the role

This appointment is for a full-time substantive Consultant Psychiatrist who will be responsible for providing input to the East CMHT-OP, part of Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust alongside two consultant colleagues in CMHTOP, one Care Home Pathway consultant and one Home Treatment Team for OA and a large multi-disciplinary team.

The catchment area of the East Community Team covers a total 65+ population of 31,500. The current post holder covers the Tandridge area of the East Team, including the main towns of Warlingham, Caterham, Oxted, Godstone and Lingfield.

The team prioritises continuity of care and accepts referrals for patients with both functional and organic presentations. Patients can choose to be seen in a number of settings including their own home, a modern accessible clinic or in their GP surgery. The service offers a comprehensive programme of group and individual therapeutic interventions to cater for different levels of need.

There is a separate and specialist care home pathway with HCPs to assess and manage behaviour that challenges; including joint GP/OAP wards rounds & detailed formulations using the Newcastle model. There is additional support from separate and specialist YOD Occupational Therapists for patients with Young Onset Dementia

About you

You will have:
  • A recognised basic Medical Degree and MRCPsych or equivalent, Section 12 Approval and AC status.
  • Full Medical Registration (GMC) with a Licence to Practice
  • Approved Clinician Status and approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act
  • Management qualification or evidence of an interest in developing leadership skills
  • Research, study, audit and quality improvement are strongly advocated and SABP actively support your involvement. There is also access to the weekly trust wide academic programme.

Key new developments over the past three years include:
  • The implementation of the Care Pathways – which focusses on providing specific interventions by cluster for the person’s recovery journey.
  • The implementation of GPiMHS – a newly funded service which provides a mental health service in primary care for those persons who do not require or meet the threshold of secondary care.

Our offer
  • NHS Consultant Grade £84,559 - £114,003/annum + £149 fringe + on-call payments
  • GMC Sponsorship
  • £15,000 recruitment premia over 3 years
  • Relocation allowance: up to £8,000*subject to policy requirements
  • Sponsorship for international candidates: up to £3,199
  • £2000/year CPD allowance *subject to policy requirements
  • NHS Pension: employer’s contribution14.38%from day one
  • Subsidised nursery places
  • Car Scheme: tax saving up to £6,000
  • Discounted Nuffield Gym Membership
  • Generous annual leave and sick pay

Surrey is recognized as having many areas of outstanding beauty and is well known for its countryside. It is well serviced by excellent rail and road network links, as well as being within proximity of two of London’s main airports, Heathrow and Gatwick. The team base is just off the M25 and there is easy access to London and the coast. Surrey has many attractions for children and families. The county also has excellent schools within the area, making it the perfect place to live and work.

Closing Date: 30th June 2022

Shortlisting Date: TBC

Assessment Centre: TBC

Interview Date: TBC

For further information and / or to arrange an informal visit please contact:

Jacqueline Johnson 0300 222 5761

Regarding the recruitment process please contact

Shuile Syeda - Medical Recruitment Officer

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