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Locum Consultant Psychiatrist - Putney and Roehamption CMHT

South West London & St Georges Mental Health NHS Trust
Roehampton Lane
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum pro rata
Closing date
21 May 2024
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated General Adult Consultant Psychiatrist to join the Putney and Roehampton Integrated Recovery Hub (P& R IRH) based at Queen Marys Hospital, London SW15. The role is being offered as 6PAs on an 12 months fixed term basis.

The P& R IRH provides care for working age adults who live in the Wandsworth and experience severe or enduring mental illness. The IRH is one of four within the borough, with care provided according to GP/PCN alignment. The post sits within a well-established MDT including another full time consultant as well as this post. It works closely with a separate Consultant-led Assessment team and interfaces with a consultant-led Home Treatment Team and in-patient wards. There are also specialist teams for Early Intervention in Psychosis, and Personality Disorder.

Main duties of the job

The post-holder will work alongside a full time consultant and will be clinically responsible for providing high quality clinical leadership and psychiatric care to patients under the care of the team, lead on the training of core and higher psychiatry trainees in the team, and contribute to the teaching of St George's University of London Medical Students. The postholder will work closely with a Team manager, a borough based advanced clinical practitioner and a dedicated Clinical Service Manager for the Borough. Supervisory support is available from the Associate Clinical Director for Wandsworth as needed.

If you are a dynamic and established consultant psychiatrist fully registered with the GMC as well as holding S12 approval under the Mental Health Act or are a high trainee within nine months of being eligible for this grade, we would be delighted to hear from you

About us

We are Proud to Belong at South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust.

We have expert services, a rich history and a clear commitment to providing the best quality care for those with mental ill-health. The Care Quality Commission already rates our services as 'good' - we aspire to be 'outstanding'.

This is a great time to join us. We are transforming the way we care for our communities to support our mission of Making Life Better Together. We have built two brand new mental health facilities at Springfield University Hospital, which are amongst the best in the world. More developments are planned across our sites and services.

We are inclusive and diverse and strive to be actively anti racist. We want to attract people from all backgrounds and experiences to enrich the work we do together. We are proud to co-produce and involve our local communities in all that we do.

We offer flexible working, career development and a variety ofbenefits to enable a positive, welcoming environment in which our people and their careers can thrive.

Come and join our inclusive teams and help our patients on their recovery journey.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Should you be interested in an informal conversation about the role or a site visit, please contact Dr Victoria Hill - Clinical Director for Community Services

Please find attached the JDPS for the detailed Job Description and main responsibilities

Person Specification



  • Primary Medical degree
  • Full GMC registration
  • MRCPsych, or equivalent.
  • Included on the GMC Specialist Register for General Adult Psychiatry or eligible for such inclusion on the Specialist Registrar within three months of completing their CCT.
  • Section 12 (2) approval of the Mental Health Act


  • Qualification in another specialism
  • Qualification in a talking therapy such as CBT, DBT or MBT
  • Qualifications in change management and service development skills



  • Completed minimum of three years full time training in approved higher psychiatric training scheme.
  • A detailed knowledge of main treatment approaches for severe mental illness including psychopharmacological interventions


  • Knowledge and experience of the CPA process, risk assessment and risk management
  • Experience of teaching medical and non-medical staff, including those who may not have a formal qualification



  • Commitment to developing practice through clinical audit and/or research
  • Commitment to working with allied agencies including carer's groups, and local charities


  • Experience of service planning and development
  • Experience of working with third sector partners



  • Evidence of participation in research, and outcomes of studies


  • Higher degree in research Completion of a research project and evidence of it's dissemination
  • Publication in a peer reviewed journal



  • Experience of teaching undergraduate and postgraduate psychiatry


  • Teaching Qualification
  • Evidence of feedback good from students



  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Ability to inspire others
  • Ability to provide good clinical leadership
  • Ability to effect change
  • Ability to negotiate and collaborate with first, second and third sector organisations to identify shared agendas and meet common goals
  • Willingness to supervise junior medical staff and staff from allied disciplines
  • Willingness to take on a fair share of Trustwide duties Commitment to personal, team and service development
  • Ability to work co-operatively in multi- disciplinary teams
  • Ability to manage and adapt to change


  • Personal experience of mental illness
  • Personal experience of social distress
  • Evidence of helping others who have suffered physical, mental or social misfortune
  • Evidence of seeking feedback as a way of improving one's skills

Employer details

Employer name

South West London and St Georges Mental Health NHS Trust


Queen Mary's University Hospital

2nd floor Queen Mary's Hospital

Roehampton Lane


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