Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust - Recruitment

Overview

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust (C&I) provides high quality, safe and innovative care to our patients in the community, in their homes or in hospital.

We provide services for adults of working age, adults with learning difficulties, and older people in the London area. We currently deliver the majority of our care to residents in the London Boroughs of Camden and Islington.  However, we also provide substance misuse services in Westminster, and a substance misuse and psychological therapies service to people living in Kingston.

Our Trust is also a member of University College London Partners (UCLP), one of the world’s leading academic health science partnerships.
In addition we  have specialist programmes which provide help and treatment for:

  • Veterans living in London
  • Young people caught in the cycle of gang culture
  • Older people living with dementia and other age related mental health conditions

We are proud that our organisation is recognised internationally for the quality of its researchand innovation.  Over 40% of our consultants hold joint academic posts and are engaged in research across a wide range of mental health arenas.  This research, often conducted with the help of our patients, ensures we are leaders in evidence based treatment and services, meaning we can provide some of the world's most up to date therapies to aid service user recovery.
We are a lead provider for educational placements in north London, and work in partnership with local universities to deliver both education and research projects as well as creating together the workforce of the future.  This provides a great  environment for our staff to innovate and deliver projects which transform patient care.

Career Opportunities

We have received numerous accolades for our exemplary work on patient care and promoting a positive staff experience including:

  • Top 100 NHS employer in the Health Service Journal (2014)
  • Rated as 4th best mental health trust in the country by service users
  • Nominated in the Improving Staff Experience Category for the 2015 Nursing Times Awards Our central London headquarters are a short walk from the newly modernised St Pancras International and Kings Cross stations and the vibrant Camden High Street and Camden Lock. Our second biggest site, Highgate Mental Health Centre, is a purpose built, modern hospital, located between Archway and Highgate stations.

We value the benefits of a diverse workforce and believe that each team member has a unique and positive contribution to make. We firmly believe in working in partnership and have a set of shared strategic priorities and cultural pillars developed together with our service users and staff.