Consultant Psychiatrist Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team | East London NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 12 April 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £82,096 - £110,683 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 12 May 2021
Location: BEDFORD, MK40 2NX
Company: East London NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 3080833/363-MRLB8260

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We are seeking a Consultant Psychiatrist to join our Bedford Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Service. This post has become available due to the retirement of the current post holder. We are looking for a consultant that is committed to the principles of co-production and quality improvement, and enjoys working collaboratively with a fully staffed multidisciplinary team to provide excellent mental health care for our service users.

It’s an exciting time to join the Luton and Bedford ELFT Crisis Pathway, which has recently benefitted from significant investment and transformation, including 24/7 CRHT services,24/7 crisis line offer through NHS 111, and the development of crisis cafes with our partner MIND.

Bedfordshire and Luton is a great place to live and work, sitting at the heart of the three counties in the rolling Chilterns, which have been designated an area of outstanding natural beauty. The area boasts a multitude of picturesque villages, and outstanding Ofsted rated state and independent schools, with St Albans, Hitchin and Berkhamsted, (Sunday TimesBest Place to Live 2019), all a short distance away.

For commuters, Bedfordshire and Luton are very well connected, with frequent direct trains to central London which can be reached in just over half an hour. The M1 and M25 are easily accessible, and Luton Airport enables direct links to cities across mainland Europe, and beyond.

This post is being advertised as a full time position, however we would welcome a conversation about individual requirements including job share, flexible working and part time working. If you are successful at interview, we can offer relocation expenses in line with the Trust relocation policy.

If you would like to find out more about the post or arrange a virtual visit please contact Dr Thilaka Ratnayake, CRHT Consultant ont.ratnyake@nhs.net01234 299965 or Sarah Clark, Operational Manager 01234 315691.

This advert closes on Sunday 9 May 2021

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