Learning Outcomes

Job Summary

Working with the community mental health team

Average day:

  • New assessment of 1-2 patients
  • 1 1/2 hour per patient for new assessments which are joint with other members of the MDT (CPN/OT/SW)
  • Discuss plan with the assessment team and consultants
  • Follow up appointments
  • Admin


The Elms Centre, Banbury (on the Horton General Hospital site).

Top tips for extra opportunities (e.g. teaching / skills )

Opportunities for audit, teaching medical students and presenting papers

Opportunities to attend:

  • Day Hospital
  • Luther Street GP (GP for homeless patients)
  • The complex needs service
  • MIND
  • Talking space (IAPT)
  • MHA assessments


  • Supportive consultants
  • Working with the community psychiatric nurses, OTs and social workers
  • Nice environment to work in
  • Great for learning about risk assessment


  • Travelling to various locations

The details are correct at the time of writing but are subject to change.