Consultant Psychiatrist - Mitcham Recovery and Support Team (10PAs)

Barnes, London (Greater)
£82,096 - £110,683 p.a. plus London Zone Allowance
05 Mar 2021
14 Mar 2021
Career Level
Contract Type

Are you ready to join our dynamic community mental health services which are undergoing an exciting and innovative transformation! We are looking for consultants with the interest and skills in providing strong medical leadership to take our services forward.  

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated General Adult Consultant Psychiatrist to work in our Mitcham Recovery and Support Team based at the well located Wilson Hospital.

COVID-19 has brought with it many challenges but it has also shown us other ways of effective working that look set to be adopted moving forward. This includes agile working and the smart use of technology for both appointments with service users and staying connected to colleagues. Talk to us about how that could make a difference in your life.

We are a dynamic, financially stable mental health trust which has consistently been rated ‘good’ by the CQC. We’re small enough to be a friendly Trust, but big enough to have internationally-recognised, innovative and ground-breaking services. We have an integrated academic programme, an established quality improvement programme, and good links with our local universities. We’re widely known for the quality of our training, for treating everyone as individuals, and for supporting consultants to develop external roles and special interests. We’re in a beautiful, leafy part of one of the world’s greatest capital cities and are currently spending over £150 million rebuilding our main hospitals – it’s an exciting time to join!


The Mitcham team provides care for working age adults who live in Merton and experience severe or enduring mental illness. Mitcham RST works alongside the Morden and Wimbledon RSTs, with care provided according to GP/PCN alignment.

The post sits within a well-established MDT that works alongside a separate Consultant-led Assessment team and interfaces with a Consultant-led Home Treatment Team and in-patient wards. There are also specialist teams for Early Intervention in Psychosis and Personality Disorder.

The post-holder will work alongside a specialty doctor, providing leadership and responsibility for the clinical care delivered by the team, the provision of training for core and higher psychiatry trainees, and the teaching of St George’s University of London Medical Students. They will work closely with a Team manager, an advanced clinical practitioner and a dedicated Clinical Service Manager for the Borough (8b). Supervisory support is available from the Associate Clinical Director.

Merton is a diverse borough of London, home to the world famous All England Lawn Tennis Club where the Wimbledon Championships take place every year. It has a population of 200,000 residents living in 80,000 households, served by 7,500 businesses in an area of approximately 14.7 square miles. A fantastic place to work

If you are a dynamic consultant psychiatrist, fully registered with the GMC as well as holding Approved Clinician and S12 approval under the Mental Health Act. or a specialist trainee within six months of inclusion on the Specialist Register and would be keen to be involved in developing and expanding the service, we would like to hear from you.

Closing Date: 3rd March 2021, Midnight

Shortlisting: 4th March 2021

Assessment day: 26th March 2021 (remotely via MS Teams)

Interview date: 29th March 2021 (remotely via MS Teams)

Ref: 294-MEDI-0086

For further details / informal visits contact: Dr Kris Ray, Associate Clinical Director

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