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Elderly Psychiatry
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Fixed term 1 year
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Sussex Partnership NHS FoundationTrust
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Harold Kidd unit
10 sessions
04/02/2018 23:59
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Consultant Psychiatrist

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

We’re a large NHS Mental Health Trust in South East England. We’re looking for people to help us provide high quality services for the patients, carers and local communities we serve.

We want patients and staff to recommend our organisation as a place where they would be happy for their friends and family to be treated. You can help us do this by bringing your skills, experience and commitment to Sussex Partnership.

Consultant Psychiatrist in Older People’s Mental Health Services

Applications are invited for a Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry, to be based in Chichester West Sussex on a fixed term contract for 12 months.

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust was formed in April 2006 and provides mental health, learning disability and substance misuse services to the people of Brighton and Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex. Close links have been developed with Brighton and Sussex Medical School and there is a Sussex-wide training scheme in Psychiatry. A recently appointed Professor of Dementia (Prof. Sube Banerjee) will lead research and academic developments for the future. The Trust is divided into three localities of East Sussex, Brighton and Hove and West Sussex. Currently the Trust has 25 Older People’s Mental Health Services Consultant Posts

This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic Consultant Psychiatrist to join a professional service in West Sussex on a fixed term contract for 12 months.  The post holder will work closely with other Consultants in the Dementia services. The post provides Consultant cover into the Memory Assessment service and the Living well with Dementia team. The postholder will ensure high quality mental health care for older people and are expected to embrace New Ways of Working in their clinical practice. There will be opportunities to work closely with senior managers to implement improvements and developments in the future, as well as develop research interests. 

Enquiries are welcome to Dr Abigail Childs.





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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

Contact Dr Abigail Childs 07984974222

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