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Consultant Psychiatrist in Older Adult Psychiatry


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Older Adult Psychiatrist
Full Time 40 hours per week
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£77, 913 - £105,042 pa plus London Weighting
23/08/2019 23:59

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 Psychiatrist in Old Age Psychiatry
(10 PAs)

Applications are invited for a substantive post of Consultant Psychiatrist in Old Age Psychiatry in Havering.

Covering the South sector CMHT/Memory service.

Staff in NELFT work within a supportive environment that strives to strike an excellent work/life balance and job satisfaction, which creates an atmosphere to provide high quality care. In addition, staff also enjoys other benefits including a car lease scheme, flexible working arrangements, Childcare voucher scheme, the NHS Pension Scheme and ongoing opportunities for career development.

NELFT has excellent relationships with all stakeholders, robust governance structures and excellent systems of data collection and performance monitoring. As a Foundation Trust, NELFT retains any surplus generated for investment in services.

NELFT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
children and to protecting them from the risk of harm. NELFT recognizes its responsibility to ensure that safe working systems are in place for staff working with children and families and staff working with children and adults in their care.

You will provide medical leadership for the multi-disciplinary teams within the North and South sector Community Older Adult Mental Health team and Havering Memory service. You will also have consultant responsibility for the assessment, management and care of patients within these teams and undertake the necessary clinical administrative duties associated with providing excellent patient care.

This post will each attract 10 Programmed Activities per week – 7.5 PAs for direct clinical care and 2.5 PAs for supporting professional activity. You will contribute to the senior on-call rota which is remunerated at 3%. The post offers excellent CPD and study leave arrangements as well as good research and service development opportunities.

We are looking for enthusiastic and flexible candidates who demonstrate leadership abilities and are committed to working in a multidisciplinary setting band in service development.

Applicants should be on the Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining their CCT. The candidate should be suitably qualified, including eligibility for Section 12 approval and Approved Clinician status.

For further information, please contact Dr Olumide Adeotoye, Associate Medical Director (

This Job description is pending royal college approval.


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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

Dr Olumide Adeotoye

Tel 03005551200 ext 66432