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Consultant Psychiatrist inpatient Unit - Endeavour House

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Consultant Psychiatrist
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
10 PAS
Job ref
436-9041
Site
Ardenleigh
Town
Erdington
Salary
£76,761 - £103,490 Pa
Closing
25/05/2018 23:59

Please note that this post may close earlier than the indicated closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. If you have not heard from us within a month of the closing date you should presume that you have not been shortlisted. As part of the selection process you may be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, however all cases of criminal record history are dealt with on a case by case basis.

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust is committed to equality of opportunity, and welcomes applications from all areas of the community, who meet the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, gender, disability, religion/ belief or sexual orientation.

All successful applicants will be required to complete the Trust’s induction programme. The Fundamental (Statutory and Mandatory) training will be in an e-learning format. You will be required to complete training modules online (approx. 9-14 hours depending on post) in your own time prior to any unconditional offer being made.

 

Applications are invited for the opportunity to work within the newly redesigned Acute Inpatient Service in Birmingham. The post holder will provide consultant leadership to Endeavour House, a new 12 bedded male inpatient unit that opened in November 2017 and Urgent care. The job is Full Time (10 PAs) as per New Consultant Contract for England and comprises of inpatient commitment of 7 PA’s and Urgent care 3 PA’s. You will be will be supported by a 0.5 wte speciality doctor.

 

You must be comfortable working as a member of a multidisciplinary team, be flexible in your approach to change and be able to exercise leadership in order to provide a comprehensive and accessible service to individuals in the acute phase of mental illness. We are seeking applicants with the enthusiasm necessary to serve the needs of a city enriched by cultural diversity.

 

The post is subject to the annual job planning process as agreed under the consultant contract. You will participate in an (approximately) 1 in 25 on call rota and you will be supported by an experienced multidisciplinary team, medical staff and secretary. The Trust is committed to continuing professional development and you will be encouraged to develop special interests, undertake research activities and forge links with appropriate academic centres. There is an active teaching programme within the Trust.

 

Applicants must have full registration with the GMC, MRCPsych or equivalent.

 

Section 12 (2) approval, approved clinician status and CCT accreditation in General Adult Psychiatry or within 6 months of obtaining CCT, with experience in Acute Psychiatry are essential.

 

If you enjoy being part of a team, are flexible, approachable and are looking for a stimulating role in mental health, we would be delighted to hear from you.

 

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details / informal visits contact:

For any enquiries please contact Mr. Kerry Webb, Clinical Director, at kerry.webb6@nhs.net or Dr Jon Kennedy, Deputy Medical Director, on 0121 301 6301 or contact Leonora Johnson on 01213011245.

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0121 301 1245