Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist

Southall, London (Greater)
£82,096 - £110,683 per annum plus London Weighting
20 Sep 2021
04 Oct 2021
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The FoCuS team is community forensic mental health team caring for adults in Westminster and RBKC. It is jointly commissioned with CNWL. All medical staff are employed solely by WLNT. The post holds a community case load and works with a full multidisciplinary team.

West London NHS Trust is one of the largest most diverse mental health providers in the UK, employing around 3,000 staff who are providing care and treatment for around 20,000 people each year and serving a local population of approximately 700,000 residents. West London Forensic Services provide assessment, treatment and care in conditions of medium and low security and community for men and women from London and other parts of the UK. There is a community Forensic CAMHS (FCAMHS) team within this service. Local Services provide inpatient and community care for adults of working age and older people and community CAMHS in Hounslow, Ealing and Hammersmith and Fulham. The Trust acts as a teaching centre for Undergraduates and for Postgraduate Trainees in psychiatry. The forensic service also attracts a significant level of international interest from students and practising clinicians who do short term visiting placements.

Applications are invited from candidates with experience of community Forensic Psychiatry for a Consultant Psychiatrist post in the West London Forensic Service (WLFS), West London Mental Health NHS Trust. Although it is preferred that applicants have Higher Training in Forensic Psychiatry, this is not essential if experience in forensic psychiatry can be demonstrated. Applicants must be registered with a licence to practice with the GMC. Inclusion on the Specialist Register or within six months of interview is a requirement. All applicants should have Section 12 Approval and Approved Clinician Status. The Trust will support applicants with career progression and development of skills across teaching, research, quality improvement and / or medical management.

Candidates are invited to contact Dr Claire Dillon, Clinical Director ( or Dr Heidi Hales, Medical Lead ( to arrange an informal discussion or a visit.

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