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Consultant Psychiatrist Community Rehabilitation

West London NHS Trust
£99,532 to £131,964 Pro rata per annum plus London Weighting
Closing date
18 Aug 2024
We are delighted to invite applications for a job share role for a Consultant Psychiatrist for our Hammersmith and Fulham Community Rehabilitation Service. This is a well-established and successful team where the current Consultant is remaining half time with the team on a flexible retirement basis. You will be part of a comprehensive multi-disciplinary team with highly skilled clinicians and excellent team relationships, both within the trust and across the range of local stakeholders.

The service aims to help change the trajectories for those who have traditionally been high users of acute psychiatric services and to improve their levels of clinical symptomatology, levels of functioning and social inclusion. Our Community rehabilitation teams have excellent links with housing, LA, social care and range of VCSE organisations, and offer the opportunity to engage in high intensity work with low caseloads.

Main duties of the job

The post-holder will have experience of working with people with a history of severe and enduring mental health problems and will hold a positive and optimistic understanding of recovery journeys. Ideally you will have a keen interest in change management and service delivery. There are numerous opportunities for training or to attend specialist events.

For more information contact Dr Julia Renton, Clinical Director on 07973800923 or on

About us

West London NHS Trust is one of the most diverse healthcare providers in the UK, delivering a range of mental health and physical healthcare and community services. The Trust runs Broadmoor Hospital, one of three high secure hospitals in the country, with an international reputation.

Our high secure services care for patients from South of England and we provide low and medium secure services across eight London boroughs. The Trust also provides mental and physical healthcare in three London boroughs (Ealing, Hounslow and Hammersmith & Fulham). We employ 4,500 staff, of whom 56% are BME. Our turnover for 2023-24 is �426m.

The Trust is rated as 'Good' overallby the Care Quality Commission. Forensic services are rated as 'Outstanding'.

The Trust is an established partner and contributor in the development of the evolving North West London Integrated Care System and the Integrated Care Board. The Trust leads the NW London Children and Adolescent Mental Health provider collaborative.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Candidate Pack provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. Please view as attached

The person specification below is not the full person specification, but outlines the criteria against which your application form will be assessed.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • oFull GMC registration
  • oMHA 1983 Section 12 approval
  • oEligible for approval as an Approved Clinician
  • oEligible for inclusion in the Specialist Register or within six months of gaining CCT at the interview date.


  • oMRCPsych
  • oMRCGP
  • oCCT/CCST in adult psychiatry
  • oEndorsement in Rehabilitation Psychiatry
  • oPost graduate qualification in medical education
  • oPost graduate qualification in psychotherapeutic intervention
  • oPost graduate qualification in business or leadership
  • oPostgraduate qualification in mental health legislation

Previous Experience


  • oEvidence of collaborative working
  • oService development and demonstrated ability to deliver outcomes
  • oDemonstrate high quality practice
  • oExperience of working in leadership roles
  • oSignificant experience of delivering training/supervision to psychiatric undergraduate and postgraduate trainees
  • oExperience of delivering training to non-mental health staff
  • oExperience of designing, delivering and evaluating at least one service/project
  • oDemonstrate ability to deliver outcomes within deadlines


  • oExperience in rehabilitation services
  • oExperience of working in primary care
  • oExperience of working in liaison psychiatry services
  • oExperience of designing and evaluating training for undergraduates or postgraduates

Skills and Knowledge


  • oDemonstrate ability to communicate comprehensively yet concisely and clearly in the verbal and written form
  • oDemonstrate ability to manage own time effectively with appropriate prioritisation and delegation skills
  • oDemonstrate ability to work autonomously and challenge self by working appropriately outside of comfort zone
  • oDemonstrate ability to know own limitations and seek support/advice when required
  • oDemonstrate an ability and continual willingness to reflect on own mistakes and learn lessons
  • oDemonstrate the ability to treat patients, carers and colleagues with respect and dignity, adopting a culturally sensitive approach


  • oDemonstrate an ability to write business cases/grants effectively through having successfully gained funds
  • oHave a working knowledge of social media and its utility in service development and promotion of mental health services and integration

Employer details

Employer name

West London NHS Trust


H& F Community Rehab Team

179-183 Fulham Palace Road


W6 8QZ

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