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Consultant Psychiatrist

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£84,559 to £114,003 pa
Closing date
30 Sep 2022

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Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new Consultant position in Perinatal Psychiatry to join the highly regarded Southern Health perinatal service. The position will join an existing team of perinatal specialist psychiatric consultants working alongside a multi professional group of staff including psychologists, nurses, nursery nurses, social workers, occupational therapists.

This Southern Health perinatal service covers community care across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight and also an 8 bedded specialist inpatient mother and baby unit at Melbury Lodge, Winchester.

The post holder will be expected to work flexibly across the service, based from Melbury with a primary focus on supporting the community team with women living in the Portsmouth and the East of Hampshire.

The post holder will be a senior clinician, carrying out assessments of women’s mental health, mother infant relationships and related risks, bio-psycho-social diagnostic formulations, exploration of prevention, treatment and care options, clear communication and shared decision making with patients (and families as appropriate), communication and joint planning with other professionals and agencies by the most effective means, use of appropriate legal statutes and powers where necessary for good patient care.

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We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive a suitable application for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible

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