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Consultant Psychiatrist in Learning Disability

Job Description

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We are pleased to advertise for the post of Consultant Psychiatrist in Adult Learning Disability (8 PAs per week) in South Leeds. This is a replacement post and the successful candidate will join a well-established, experienced and enthusiastic multidisciplinary team.

The post-holder will join four other Consultant Psychiatrists in Learning Disability in the Trust as well as a robust supporting medical staff team. The community learning disability service is currently undergoing a review and the replacement of this post represents a commitment to ongoing senior medical involvement in that review. The successful candidate will therefore be in a position to influence ongoing service development.

Please be advised that NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk of redundancy’ will, wherever possible be offered an interview, provided that they demonstrate that they meet all the essential shortlisting criteria of the post. If you are ‘at risk of redundancy’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application and ensure that you apply through the restricted jobs part of your NHS Jobs account.

Please note that the Trust reserves the right to close the vacancy before the closing date if a sufficient number of applications are recieved. It is in the candidates best interest to apply as soon as possible.

In view of Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed to the post.

If you have not received any further communication from us within four weeks you are asked to assume that your application has been unsuccessful. If you should have any queries regarding progress with your application form please contact us.

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is proud to be a Living Wage employer.

To help us achieve our goal of improving health, improving lives, the Trust will become Smoke Free for staff and service users from April 2016.

Please note: The Trust does not offer reimbursement of interview expenses.

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