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Consultant in Sleep Medicine/Psychiatry

Job Description

Acute Medicine
Trust Wide
Consultant in Sleep Medicine / Psychiatry
From £76,00100 p.a excl. LZ (pro rata)
Part Time 4 PA, Permanent Post

Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust is made up of two of London’s best known teaching hospitals and employs over 13,650 staff and have over 2 million patient contacts a year.

Our annual turnover is now £13 billion.

The Sleep Disorders Centre is seeking a part-time (4 PA) Consultant Psychiatrist to join a dynamic, enthusiastic and forward thinking team. This is a new post, alongside a WTE psychologist post, arising from the development of a newly commissioned service for complex sleep disorders, comprising patients with sleep pathologies and co-morbid neurological and psychiatric conditions.

This part-time post requires knowledge and expertise in the management of complex sleep disorders, especially the interface between psychiatric disorders and sleep. The ideal candidate would have significant previous sleep experience, be qualified in the delivery of psychological therapies to support patients with sleep disorders, and would be keen to develop these psychological services.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a first class team in an active and progressive central London teaching hospital environment.

General enquiries, about the job or for an informal discussion about this post should be directed to Dr Guy Leschziner, Clinical Lead for Sleep Medicine, Tel:  ( Phone number removed ) .

As an organisation, we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This includes asking certain groups of staff to work more flexibly so that we can offer services to patients in the evenings and at weekends. We regard this flexibility as essential if we are to continue to provide first class patient care in the future. As a result, any offer of employment to a consultant post will be subject to you agreeing to work a new more flexible pattern of working in the future if required and in accordance with the provisions of the new Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust consultant contract.

You must be fully registered with the GMC and hold Licence to Practice and be on the Specialist Register, or within six months of attaining your CCT or equivalent at interview stage.

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable adults and/or children (0-18 years) and therefore this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Closing date: 30/10/2016, midnight
Interview date: [AAC date] 07/12/2016

Please note that we will only accept online applications. If you experience any difficulties with the on-line application process, please contact  ( Phone number removed ) .

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

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Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications.

If you decide to apply for this post but do not hear back from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that you not have been short-listed on this occasion.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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