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General Adult Psychiatry
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Full time: 10.0 PAS
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Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
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Lyndon Resource Centre
£77.913 - £105,042 pa
15/04/2020 23:59

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Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry - CMHT Solihull

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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.



  • £77,913 - £105,042 PA • 10 PA per week, Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation

Trust as a valued Consultant Psychiatrist. The post is based within Lyndon CMHT, which covers a registered GP working adult population. The post holder will provide clinical leadership to a Community Mental Health Team and work alongside the Ward/Team Manager to achieve staff and service developments and meet key trust targets.

The post holder will be expected to work closely with the Consultant Psychiatrist covering the Shirley population (who also operates from Lyndon Clinic) developing joint strategies for local service provision and the two Consultants will cross cover for leave.

There will be ample opportunity to develop personally and professionally, with full access to clinical and managerial supervision which will assist you in developing your personal development plan.

You are required to have relevant post experience within the speciality and demonstrate potential leadership and management skills, as well as the ability to develop the team using research based initiatives.

The post holder will be expected to contribute to Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching. The post holder will be expected to register with the Continuing Professional Development Programme of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. There are excellent opportunities for research and close links exist between the service and the departments of Mental Health and Psychology of the University of Birmingham. The post holder will be expected to contribute to audit and other elements of clinical governance.

The post is advertised as whole time. Candidates unable to work whole time for personal reasons will be eligible to be considered for the post and, if appointed, an appropriately amended job description will be agreed.

Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT or be within 6 months of confirmed entry from date of interview or eligibility for specialist registration (CCT).

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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 any enquiries please ring Neil Atkinson Interim Clinical Director on 0121 301 5491 or email

Contact Leonora Johnson, Medical Staffing Manager on 0121 301 1245 or email