We are immensely proud of our staff and their passion, professionalism and dedication to change people's lives. If you share that passion, and if you too want to make a difference, then come and join us. In return you will get to work with a great team, with superb training and development opportunities, and excellent staff benefits.
We provide a large number of mental and physical health services. Poor physical and mental health are linked and our ambition is for people to have their physical and mental health problems identified, assessed and treated at the same time.
The work of our staff is very wide-ranging. Some of the things we do include:
- helping children and young people with mental health issues
- supporting new mums suffering post-natal depression
- assessing people detained under the Mental Health Act
- helping people get active, eat well and take care of their own wellbeing
- treating people who have dementia or experience problems thinking and remembering
- helping people remain independent in the community
- running high secure services at Broadmoor Hospital.
We are a teaching Trust and all staff receive support throughout their career to grow and develop. Our staff also have access to some of the leading research programmes in mental health and, whatever your role, there are opportunities to develop skills and clinical practice by being part of ground-breaking work.
We take care of our staff with a series of employee benefits, including flexible working, car lease schemes and exclusive discounts on a wide range of products and services, from washing machines to holidays. We also offer a generous relocation package.
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We are looking for an enthusiastic consultant psychiatrist to provide clinical leadership and psychiatric expertise to one of our Recovery Teams in Hammersmith and Fulham. WEST LONDON MENTAL HEALTH NHS TRUST (WLMHT)
WLMHT is one of the largest most diverse mental health services in the UK, employing around 3,500 staff who are providing care and treatment for around 20,000 people each year and serving a local population of approximately Apply
residents in the boroughs of Hammersmith and Fulham, Ealing and Hounslow.THE POST
The successful applicant will be based in the Cardinal centre in Hounslow and will join an established multidisciplinary team, including another consultant psychiatrist. They will provide clinical leadership and expertise in the assessment and treatment of persons with severe enduring mental health needs. They will liaise closely with the Single Point of Access (SPA) and Primary Care Mental Health Team to facilitate smooth transitions into and out of secondary care. Other key working relationships will be with local GPs, the Crisis Assessment and Treatment (CAT) team, the Early Intervention Team and the inpatient service.
The successful candidate will have at least 5 years experience of working in mental health, have good communication and interpersonal skills, a commitment to community care for people with mental illness, and be able to demonstrate an ability to work effectively and flexibly with a multi professional team.
Candidates should be a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (or equivalent), and have their CCT or be eligible for inclusion on specialist registrar.
The roles report directly to the Clinical Director and Service Manager.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Julia Renton (Clinical Director) on Apply