Overview

We are looking for an exceptional leader to chair the South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust.

About South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust

South West London & St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust (the Trust) is a leading provider of mental health services across south west London and a beacon of excellence for many of our national mental health services.

The Trust was formed in 1994 and has, for over 160 years, provided mental health services. The Trust headquarters are in the impressive grounds of Springfield University Hospital in Tooting, with major inpatient services provided from Tolworth hospital in Kingston, and Queen Mary’s Hospital in Roehampton. The Trust also operates in many other community locations in London and the south east. It also provides community and outpatient services in each of the boroughs it serves.

It serves 1.1 million people across the London boroughs of Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth and employ more than 2,000 staff who provide care and treatment to about 20,000 people from south west London and beyond at any given moment.

It has a long history of innovation that has helped to redefine the mental health landscape in the UK exampled in its delivery of the national services for people with eating disorders and obsessive compulsive disorder and deaf services. As a teaching hospital it also provides education, training and research, partnering with a number of universities.