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Consultant Psychiatrist - CMHT-Recovery Service -WAA

Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Camberley, Surrey
£93,666 to £126,281 a year Plus £149 Fringe Allowance
Closing date
21 May 2024

Job Details

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is a General Medical Council (GMC) Sponsor employer.

This opportunity is open toUK based and International Consultants

Would you like to work in an organisation that sits in the top 10 best Mental Health organisations in the country to work in?

We have an exciting opportunity for a full time 10 PA/40 hours per week Consultant Psychiatrist post in Working Age Adult at our well-established Surrey Heath Community Mental Health Recovery Service.

The SHCMHRS area forms the heart of the heath and the team covers areas which comprise of Ash, Ash Vale, Frimley, parts of Camberley, Lightwater and Bagshot. Rail routes link all parts of the Borough with Waterloo while the M25 and M3 motorways provide easy access to all parts of the country.

This role may require you to travel between multiple sites within your working day.

Main duties of the job

The CMHRS provides community care following the Care Pathways underpinned by the principles of clinically focused risk management. The goals are of clinical progression within a recovery framework. This is a well-resourced team & you will work closely with other part time Consultant, a full time specialty doctor, Service Manager, Clinical Leads, Psychologists, CPNs, Occupational Therapists and trainee doctors with an admin support team.

To provide effective cover to the CMHRS during working hours on days worked for emergency and routine work, including decisions regarding new referrals that arrive daily and to participate in CPA Care Planning

To provide assessments on new referrals, formulate diagnoses and treatment plans in consultation with the Team and inputs for other MDT members.

Our offer:
  • NHS Consultant Grade �99,532 - �131,964 per 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
  • Up to �2000/year CPD allowance *subject to policy requirements
  • NHS Pension: employers contribution 23.7% from day one
  • Subsidised nursery places
  • Car Scheme: tax saving up to �6,000
  • Discounted Nuffield Gym Membership
  • Generous annual leave

About us

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 and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached job description which will state the main responsibilities that are required to carry out this role.

Person Specification



  • oMBBS or equivalent recognised medical qualification.
  • oFull medical registration with a license to practice.
  • oApproval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act(or within 6 to 12 months of the time of interview/assessment) or equivalent


  • oRelevant higher degree, e.g. MD, PhD, MSc or other additional clinical qualifications
  • oMRCPsych or equivalent
  • oManagement qualification or evidence of an interest in developing leadership skills.



  • oFully registered with the GMC with a licence to practise at the time of appointment.
  • oIncluded on the GMC Specialist Register OR within six months.


  • oIn good standing with GMC concerning warnings and conditions on practice
  • oApproved clinician status OR able to achieve within three months of appointment

Clinical Skills, Knowledge & Experience


  • oKnowledge of Risk Management
  • oKnowledge of legislation, Department of Health Guidance and literature and its implications for clinical practice.
  • oKnowledge of NHS strategic vision in the Next Stage Review (High-Quality Care for All)
  • oExcellent clinical skills using bio-psycho-social perspective and wide medical knowledge
  • oAbility to manage clinical complexity and uncertainty
  • oMake decisions based on evidence and experience, including the contribution of others
  • oAbility to meet duties under MHA and MCA
  • oEvidence of active participation in Continuous Professional Development
  • oEvidence of effective multidisciplinary team involvement and experience
  • oKnowledge of psychiatric provision
  • oCommitment to and experience in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
  • oExperience in carrying out a range of audit projects.


  • oWide range of specialist and sub-specialist experience relevant to post within NHS or comparable service.
  • oExperience in management
  • oAbility to develop and use complex multimedia materials for presentation in public, professional and academic settings
  • oSpecific training qualification/certificate or attendance on a recognised teaching course.
  • oPeer review or research publications
  • oPublished audit or research projects

Academic Skills & Lifelong Learning


  • oAbility to take a clinical leadership role in a multidisciplinary team, ensuring high-quality care.
  • oAbility to appraise own performance as a Speciality Doctor and reflect on development needs
  • oSkills in providing consultation to other professional groups under New Ways of Working
  • oHas actively participated in clinical audit and quality improvement programmes.


  • oAbility to plan and deliver undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training relevant to this post
  • oReflected on the purpose of CPD undertaken

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Surrey and Borders Partnership, Theta Building

Lyon Way, Frimley

Camberley, Surrey

GU16 7ER

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