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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.
Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust provides comprehensive mental health services culturally and socially-diverse population of 1.2 million spread over 172 square miles, and have an income of over £230 million. We are one of the largest and most complex mental health foundation trusts in the country. BSMHFT employs over 4,000 staff, which is inclusive of 115 Consultant posts and 57 Middle Grade posts.We are delighted to announce that we are in a position to recruit to a number of vacant medical consultant posts following service redesign and associated staffing restructure.Applications are invited for Consultant Psychiatrist posts in the Solihull Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. We are seeking applicants with enthusiasm and appreciation of the challenge of working within a rich, culturally diverse area.Solar is the emotional wellbeing and mental health service for those aged 0-19 years, in Solihull. Provided by Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust in collaboration with Barnardo’s and Autism West Midlands, the service aims to meet the emotional wellbeing and mental health needs of children and young people, and support them to move on from the service when they are ready; provide simple and timely access for families and practitioners; provide care which is child and family focused; strengthen capacity within services such as schools and primary care settings and support parents and carers to understand their children’s needs and behaviours, and develop strong attachments.The Consultant Psychiatrists in these posts will play a key role in leading the teams, liaising with other Pathways within the Trust, fostering a close relationship with Primary care to provide a high quality of holistic care for the service users.The professional development of our doctors is fundamental to providing excellent quality services and we offer an excellent academic programme locally. Doctors are also given the opportunity to benefit from supervision and mentoring from team of consultants. We are particularly proud of our excellent collegial working atmosphere and close ties between universities and doctors at all levels.Candidates must have full GMC registration and a CCT in relevant speciality (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) or be within six months of completion of training or be on or eligible for the Specialist Register at the time of interview.Applicants wishing to work on a part-time basis will be considered.
If you are successful at the shortlisting stage of the recruitment process we may contact you via email to advise you of the interview details. Please ensure you access your email account from which you applied regularly once the position has closed. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks following the closing date, then please assume you have not been shortlisted.
If applicable to your role, the Trust will require you to sign up for the DBS Update Service. The subscription will cost you £13 a year but the Trust will cover your first year payment. You will be contractually obliged to maintain your subscription.
Please Note: If you have left BSMHFT on the grounds of redundancy you are not eligible to apply for a post within the Trust (including via Temporary Staffing Solutions) for a period of 12 months from the date of your employment ceasing. If you have any queries please contact the recruitment team. Exceptionally, and subject to the agreement of the CEO staff leaving with a redundancy payment of less than 3 months’ pay, may apply for trust posts, including bank employment, 6 months after their termination date.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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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