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Consultant Adult Psychiatrist ED

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
40 per week
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The Courtyard, Pudding Lane, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1PA
£77,913 - £105,042
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Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.

We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.

Consultant Adult Psychiatrist Eating Disorders, Kent & Medway

(Salary range for Consultant posts £77,913- £105,042pa)

Do you want to be part of an organisation that are at the cutting edge of new care models and systems delivering mental health care to children and young people across Kent and Medway? Do you want to innovate and diversify whilst working alongside the wider health and social care teams across the county? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for an Adult Psychiatrist in a new service across Kent and Medway within our Eating Disorders service.  

At NELFT we will offer you both professional and personal growth and development with excellent and fully supported CPD and training opportunities including QI, along with dedicated and protected time. We value our staff and are supportive of flexible and part-time working arrangements.

NELFT is rated Good by the CQC and is renowned for providing care to people in the community closer to their homes. We have just acquired and created new posts in the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Services (CYPMHS) in Kent, the Young Persons' Wellbeing Service (YPWS) in Medway and the All Age Eating Disorder Services across Kent and Medway. NELFT also provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people in the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest. We also provide a number of services across Essex.

Kent “The Garden of England” is an attractive place to live with a great heritage and is a stone’s throw from the continent. The Ebbsfleet/Ashford Eurostar link takes you to Paris, Bruges, Brussels, Lille, Amsterdam and beyond and you can enjoy great weekend/city breaks. There are good transport links to Central London, Surrey and East Sussex. London with its vibrant life of theaters, museums and gastronomic delights for all palates is at a commutable distance. Kent offers good housing opportunities , along with a diverse range of schools, colleges and universities.We will  offer a generous relocation package should you require to relocate to Kent.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

If you are interested in discussing the opportunities that are available, have professional registration and speak fluent English, please contact Dr Afifa Qazi, Consultant Psychiatrist, Associate Medical Director for Essex and Kent, NELFT via email on or via her P.A.  Denise McNamara on 01277 695595.