West London NHS Trust is one of the most diverse providers of NHS mental and physical care in the UK. We are rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission and ‘outstanding’ for caring and our forensic services.
We are here to care for people with mental and physical illness, helping them to recover and go on to lead full and productive lives. We aim to be the best organisation of our kind in the country.
We provide care and treatment for children, adults and older people living in the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hounslow, delivering services in the community (at home, in GP surgeries, care homes), hospital, specialist clinics and forensic (secure) units.
Our physical healthcare services include intermediate care services in Ealing as part of the Community Independence Service partnership.
Our national, specialist and forensic services include:
Medium secure services on the St Bernard’s Hospital site in Ealing
Services for people with complex and severe personality disorder at the Cassel Hospital in Richmond
High secure services at Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire
We are a teaching Trust with a growing research portfolio, working with academic and industry partners.
Our 3400 staff are dedicated to improving lives, working with patients, service users, carers, families and partners across the communities we serve.
West London NHS Trust
CONSULTANT FORENSIC PSYCHIATRIST
(Ten Programmed Activities)
Salary: £79,860 - £107,668 per annum plus an additional ongoing allowance of £20K (pro-rata) to support recruitment and retention.
We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Consultant Psychiatrist to join our service. The post holder will have proven clinical and leadership skills and be able to manage highly complex patients in a high secure setting. In recognition of the skills required, the post attracts a £20K recruitment and retention payment.
The post holder will work on two wards (rehabilitation and increased support and assertive treatment) and will be the Responsible Clinician for up to 20 patients. The post holder will work with a multidisciplinary team and will provide clinical leadership to the team. The post holder will also be expected to take on other leadership roles within the hospital.
Participation in research and educational activities will be encouraged. Candidates must have full GMC registration and have a CCT in Forensic Psychiatry/ General Adult Psychiatry (with significant experience in forensic psychiatry) or be within 6 months of completion of training or be eligible for inclusion on the specialist register at the time of interview.
West London NHS Trust employs 3,800 staff across 32 sites, providing a range of mental and physical health services for children, adults and older people, and a broad range of specialist services, including all security levels of forensic mental health services. Broadmoor Hospital is one of the three maximum Security hospitals in England, and serves the largest catchment population. Following significant capital investment the new purpose built Broadmoor hospital opened to patients in December 2019 and provides a first class environment for staff and patients.
Closing date: 27th November 2020
For further details / informal visits contact:
Please contact Dr Rob Bates, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist and Clinical Director, Broadmoor Hospital for an informal discussion on 01344 754425.
We reserve the right to close adverts prior to the closing date stated should we receive a high volume of applications. If you do not hear back from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.
All staff identified as at-risk and who meet the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly.
We offer Relocation packages for some positions (including Band 5 and Band 6 Nurses) - a relocation allowance of up to £8000 is offered for those who meet a required criteria.
Registered Nurses are required to produce their current NMC Revalidation documents/Portfolio at the assessment centre for verification, unless you are a newly qualified nurse from University.
By applying for this post you are agreeing to West London NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, you will be required to undergo a pre-employment check which can take between 4-8 weeks. After which your information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system
Please ensure you include professional email addresses and contact numbers for your referees which MUST be at supervisory or managerial capacity covering the last 3 years of employment to date to avoid delay in the recruitment process. If your current/most recent organisation is an NHS trust, we will be requesting one reference from your current line manager/HR department.
West London NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults, eliminating discrimination for all groups and achieving equality of opportunity regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief and sexuality. We aim to create a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve at all levels of seniority within the Trust. We are therefore particularly interested in receiving applications from people from ethnic minority backgrounds’.
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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