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. 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.
Please note, if applicable for your role you will be required to cover the cost of your DBS certificate. This will be deducted from your salary over 3 months. You will also be required to sign up to the DBS Update Service before commencement with the Trust.
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.
Our Trust is committed to treating individuals fairly and ensuring they have the same opportunities to fulfil their potential, even if this means doing things differently for different people sometimes. We are working hard to ensure our workforce reflects the diversity within Birmingham and Solihull and that our services meet the needs of all diverse service users and carers.
Applications are invited for Consultant Psychiatrist posts in the redesigned Integrated Community Services (Community Mental Health Teams) in Birmingham and Solihull. We are seeking applicants with enthusiasm and appreciation of the challenge of working within a rich, culturally diverse area.
Community Services in the trust have been transformed into Integrated Community Services across the 4 main areas in Birmingham- East, West, South and North and Solihull. These Integrated Community Services focus on offering a comprehensive and multidisciplinary Assessment and Treatment service to our service users with the introduction of Peer Support Workers, increased support for Physical Health Assessments and multi-disciplinary working according to the individual’s needs. 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 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.
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:
Informal contact: Dr Vincent Udenze –0121 301 7200 Professor George Tadros 0121 424 0860