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Consultant Psychiatrist

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
£99,532 to £131,964 a year Plus £2162 LW + 1% on-call availability allowance
Closing date
5 Aug 2024

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Mental health
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking an experienced Consultant Psychiatrist to join our Bromley Mental Health HUB.

The substantive consultant will be expected to conduct new assessment and follow up clinic(s), and flexibly offer assessments for urgent cases, prescribe, home visits and Mental Health Act assessments, as required. Working routinely with the MDT is an expectation. Another aspect of the post is to review cases that have been triaged and recommend initial care plans for new referrals.

Main duties of the job

This worker will be responsible for ensuring that care is delivered in accordance with the care/treatment plan, and that the needs of the individual are regularly reviewed, risks and care plans modified accordingly.

The Pathways of Care offer a seamless service in order to assist individuals and their carers in resolving crisis, promoting recovery and reducing the risk of further relapse. In achieving these aims, the service recognises the importance of effective communication with primary care, acute services, community services, third and voluntary sector and other agencies that will be working with the individuals once they are discharged from the team.

About us

At Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, we offer a wide range of NHS healthcare services to people living in South-East London and to people in prison across England. Our wide array of services includes community health care, such as district nursing and speech and language therapy, care for people with learning disabilities and mental health such as psychiatry, nursing and therapies.

Oxleas is a great place to work. It has been recognised as one of the Top 10 Best Places to Work 2023 by the Sunday Times amongst very big employers. Our staff survey results show that we are in the Top 5 in England and the highest in London for staff experience amongst similar trusts.

We are always delighted to welcome new colleagues to the Oxleas family. We care about making Oxleas a great place to work - it's a big priority in our strategy. Come and join us - it's a place where our values, teamwork, equity, and wellbeing matter and where you can really help to improve people's lives.

Ify Okocha -Chief Executive

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder would be expected to be a Responsible Clinician or be willing to undertake training to obtain Section 12(2) MHA and will be expected to renew this approval according to agreed procedures.

There is a GPVTS trainee within the PCP Team. The successful Consultant will be expected to provide Clinical Supervision to the trainee.

Person Specification

Must have GMC registration


  • Must have full GMC registration

MBBS or Equivalent


  • MBBS or equivalent

Relevent experience


  • Must have relevant psychiatry experience

Employer details

Employer name

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust


Beckenham Beacon

379 Croydon Road



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