Consultant Psychiatrist

Southwark, London (Greater)
01 Dec 2020
15 Dec 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time


South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) has an exciting opportunity and is looking to recruit a locum Consultant Psychiatrist for Acute and Crisis Pathway with emphasis of Leadership Skills development.

This post is in our Acute and Crisis Pathway with shared sessions between in-patient Consultant role and Southwark Home Treatment Team (SHTT). Consultant Psychiatrist role will be to cover adult in-patient ward (5PA) and the provision of psychiatric care and consultant responsibilities for SHTT (5PA). The Consultant will have a unique opportunity to work with the executive leadership team to develop effective interface between services in the Acute and Crisis pathway.

The role is for the individual interested in service improvement and development of their leadership skills. It gives an opportunity to work with Southwark Directorate Management Team and be part of quality improvement initiatives in the Acute/Crisis Care pathway in Southwark.

Flexible and part time applicants are encouraged to apply as well.

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).

For further details / informal visits contact: Dr Asta Valanciute - Southwark Medical Lead - Email address: Telephone number: 0203 228 5051


Acute and Crisis Manager: Sarah Camp,,Tel: 0203 228 2817 Southwark Clinical Director, Dr Emily Finch,, Tel 0203 228 1960

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