Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist, Lewisham Older Adults Community Mental Health Team (Permanent)
Lewisham Older Adult CMHT, 91 Granville Park, Lewisham SE13 7DW, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust
This is a 10PA substantive consultant old age psychiatry post, replacing a retiring consultant, to provide medical leadership to the north sector of the Lewisham older adult CMHT in SLAM ( South London and Maudsley).
The successful candidate will join a very well established MDT, and work alongside another consultant colleague who provides consultant responsibility for the south sector of Lewisham.
SLAM is an organisation with an international reputation as a centre for clinical excellence and NHS ‘Global Digital Exemplar’ status, associated with the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King’s College London, and the world leading academic centre for mental health research.
The team base at Granville Park is very well facilitated and is co-located with the Lewisham memory service and care home intervention team facilitating service interfaces. Lewisham is cosmopolitan part of London with an energetic, creative and diverse local community. It benefits from attractive residential neighbourhoods, great local schools and a large number of parks and green spaces. There are excellent transport connections to the rest of London and the wider region.
Older adult services in SLAM are well provided for, with 7 day a week home treatment, functional and organic inpatient facilities, access to specialist care, specialist care home teams, memory services and older adult liaison teams. There are also excellent links with the voluntary sector and primary care.
As part of your job plan you will have the opportunity to develop special interests in research, education, management quality improvement or other areas of interest. There are opportunities to work flexible hours, reduced sessions or as part of a job share.
Interview date; TBC
For further details / informal visits contact: Dr Nicola Funnell - Clinical Director - Email: Nicola.Funnell@slam.nhs.uk Telephone number: 02032288300 or 07779036429