Consultant in Perinatal Psychiatry
East London NHS Foundation Trust
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There is an exciting opportunity for a second consultant psychiatrist to work in Bedfordshire and Luton to support the development of a countywide perinatal service. There is an established multidisciplinary team who work collaboratively with colleagues in other mental health services, maternity services and health visiting services. There are networks with other East London perinatal services in addition to perinatal services across East of England.
There are many service development opportunities and the service is working towards achieving accreditation with the Perinatal Quality Standards Network as part of the Royal College of Psychiatrists College Centre for Quality Improvement.
In addition, there are opportunities for teaching and training in addition to research. There are close links with Queen Mary University and research related to perinatal psychiatry could be supported.
This post is being advertised as a full time position, however, we would welcome a conversation about individual requirements including part time, job share and flexible working. If you are successful at interview, we can offer relocation expenses in line with the Trust relocation policy.
Prospective applicants are welcome to visit the team. Please contact Elena Baker-Glenn, Clinical Director for Crisis Pathway and Perinatal services on email@example.com or 07901 627869.
Main duties of the job
The successful candidate will provide strong consultant leadership and support continued development of the service. The team base is in Bedford, but the service is countywide alongside another consultant.
The service offers advice, assessment and treatment for all perinatal patients with severe and complex mental health condition in the Bedfordshire and Luton area. Collaborative working with maternity colleagues, health visitors, primary care and other mental health services is essential. The consultant will also foster good relationships with the local mother and baby units. There are many opportunities for teaching and training and for trainees to be based within the service.
**Full details are available on the Job Description
Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations
Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification attached to this vacancy. For further information please contact Elena Baker-Glenn, Clinical Director for Crisis Pathway and Perinatal services on firstname.lastname@example.org
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