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Consultant Psychiatrist - Working Age Adults

Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£88,364 to £119,133 a year Plus £149 Fringe Allowance
Closing date
29 Jan 2023

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

This opportunity is open to UK based and International Consultants

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.

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 £88,364 - £119,133/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 20.86% 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.

Working from home contracts do not attract high cost area payments.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description Job responsibilities

The new Consultant will be employed by Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and will work with the Surrey Heath CMHRS. The post holder will be responsible for delivering consultant psychiatric input to patients referred to and accepted for treatment by the CMHRS in line with the agreed criteria and commissioned care pathways.

The work will therefore involve the assessment and psychiatric treatment of patients either directly or through the supervision of other team members. The post holder will also be expected to provide clinical leadership to the CMHRS and to act as a consultant/advisor to the team in line with models of practice recognised under New Ways of Working particularly with respect to patients whose mental health needs are complex and carry high risk.

The post holder will be expected to work with the team with regards to referrals including urgent ones, both working independently and with other team members. They will personally deliver outpatient clinics each week and will supervise the clinical caseload of the specialist doctor and or trainees. The post holder is expected to develop, alongside other colleagues in the team, effective liaison with partner organisations and other local agencies. Development of a collaborative approach to team working with the other consultants in the service is essential.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • A recognised basic Medical Degree and MRCPsych or equivalent, Section 12 Approval and AC status.
  • Full Medical Registration (GMC) with a Licence to Practice
  • Management qualification or evidence of an interest in developing leadership skills
Experience Essential
  • Approved Clinician Status and approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act

Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
UK Registration
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details Employer name
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Theta

Lyon Way, Frimley



GU16 7ER

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