An exciting opportunity in London for an experienced Specialist in General Adult Psychiatry to join a well-established and expanding community Mental Health Team at either the Specialty Doctor. This NHS job offers a friendly and diverse place for overseas psychiatrists to start in the NHS. This NHS Trust will support CESR, Section 12 and AC.
WHAT IS THIS LONDON NHS TRUST LIKE?
This NHS Trust provides a full range of mental health, community and physical healthcare services for children, adults and older people living in these London boroughs. They also provide some specialist services that are commissioned regionally, such as a medium secure services; and nationally, such as a specialist hospital for people with complex and severe personality disorder.
This NHS vacancy offers comprehensive Working Age Adult Mental Health Services. It is a London community based outpatient service characterised by patient centred and individually tailored treatment packages. There are close links with colleagues in all psychiatry services, Acute and Community, Education, Social Services, Primary Care, and Adult Mental Health Services.
WHAT IS THE GENERAL ADULT MENTAL HEALTH TEAM LIKE?
The General Adult community-based teams are made up of different professionals with a wide range of skills. They focus on supporting people’s mental health, alongside their physical health and social care needs. The teams work closely with GPs, social services, the voluntary sector and other organisations to offer treatment and care in a more integrated - or joined up way. They have a well established team with low turnover who are great to work with.
The Trusts is at the forefront of developing and delivering this new model of community-based mental health care in the NHS. They've called it MINT which stands for mental health integrated network teams. With this in mind, this is the best place for an IMG to establish themselves in the NHS, learning how the wider mental health teams work.
WHAT IS LIFE LIKE IN LONDON?
The London cultural and social scene is rich and diverse and can give you everything you want from a major global city. Every corner of the world is represented in London's vibrant and historical streets and experiencing life in the countries capital will leave a huge mark on your life. The trust is perfectly placed for overseas doctors who want to live and work in central London, just as much as those who would like to commute from the more spacious suburbs, this location has a lot to offer. Schools are excellent and the region provides a safe, diverse and friendly place for professionals and families alike.
WHAT OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE TO YOU?
This post is suitable for experienced general adult specialists and specialty doctors looking to expand their horizons and grow their careers. CESR, Section 12 and AC are all supported in this post.
UK based applicants