We want the very best services for our People who have a Learning Disability. Thats why we are looking for someone like you.
This is a new joint clinical and academic consultant post within the Health and Wellbeing Directorate in Bedfordshire and Luton. The clinical component of the post would hold Consultant responsibility in the Specialist Healthcare Team for Bedford based patients who have a learning disability and require psychiatric support. The academic part of the post will be based within the Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry (USCP; a centre of excellence at the Wolfson Institute for Population Health, Queen Mary University of London / QMUL. The post-holder will have a leading role in the research programme of the Unit, which focuses on social interactions in mental health care. He/she will be expected to generate external research grants, act as Principal Investigator on research projects, disseminate findings to scientific and non-scientific audiences, supervise Research Assistants and PhD students, and manage the links of the Unit with the World Health Organisation. The post holder may be eligible for honorary professorship at QMUL.
We are looking for: good communicators with energy, motivation and enthusiasm; the ability to work with individuals and families with complex difficulties and to work effectively with multi-disciplinary and multi-agency contexts; flexibility of approach; commitment to evidence-based practice; and the pursuit of the highest possible quality of service.
For further details / informal visits contact:
For more information please contact: Dr Sanjay Nelson, Consultant Psychiatrist in Learning Disability and Clinical Director for Learning Disability (email@example.com) Telephone: 01234 310589
This advert closes on Sunday 3 Oct 2021
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