Consultant Psychiatrist

London (South), London (Greater)
17 Sep 2020
01 Oct 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time


South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) has an exciting opportunity and is looking to recruit a substantive Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist with a specialist sessions in Renal and Gastroenterology care.

Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist will be based with King’s College Psychiatry Liaison Team. The clinical sessions (10PA) will be split between General Liaison, Renal and Gastro-eneterology care teams to provide consultations and advice for dialysis and transplant patients.

The Consultant will have a unique opportunity to work with the executive leadership team to develop effective interface between services Liaison services and the Acute and Crisis pathway in Southwark. The role is for the individual interested in service improvement and development of their leadership skills.

For further details about the team and its function please refer to the detailed Job description.

The trust is a part of King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC). KHP is responsible for seeing 2 million patients each year, has 25,000 employees and 19,500 students, and a £2 billion annual turnover. It brings together the best of basic and translational research, clinical excellence and world-class teaching to deliver ground-breaking advances in physical and mental healthcare. There are excellent opportunities for teaching, training, supervising and mentoring medical students and trainee doctors, participating in audit and quality improvement projects and getting involved in research. You will work very closely with your fellow consultants and be encouraged to participate in and be a part of the famous Maudsley Grand rounds and be an active member of the Southwark MAC (Medical Advisory committee) where you will have the opportunity to regularly network with and seek support from your consultant colleagues.

It is a condition of your employment that you are, and remain a fully registered medical practitioner and are included on the Specialist Register for General Adult Psychiatry held by the General Medical Council (GMC), or are eligible for inclusion into the register within six months of your appointment and continue to hold a licence to practice. You will be approved under Section 12 (2) of the Mental Health Act 1983 and be an Approved Clinician or able to achieve this within 3 months of your appointment.

The salary range for this post is in accordance with the NHS consultant salary scale (whole time), plus London Weighting (whole time).

Start date: October 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

  • Liaison Service Lead: Dr Isabel McMullen ,, Tel: 0203 228 3545
  • Southwark Medical Lead, Dr Asta Valanciute,, Tel 0203 228 5280
  • Southwark Clinical Director, Dr Emily Finch, ,Tel 0203 228 1960

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