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.
We are seeking to appoint a 5 sessions Specialty doctor in a community mental health team. The post was created in order to provide support for two CMHT Consultants and responsibilities will be equally divided between them.
The working time will be allocated as 4 sessions Direct Clinical Activity and 1 session Supporting Professional Activity. The successful candidate will be based at the Barberry Centre and will be working in the community with enthusiastic and committed colleagues to deliver high quality of care.
Our trust was established as Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust on July 1, 2008. Prior to this, our trust was created on April 1, 2003 by the merger of the former Northern and South Birmingham Mental Health NHS Trusts (which included mental health services for Solihull) provides a comprehensive mental healthcare service for residents of Birmingham and Solihull, and to communities in the West Midlands and beyond. The Trust Chair is Ms Sue Davis, CBE and the Chief Executive is Mr John Short.
The Trust is strongly committed to its teaching responsibilities and to innovative service development and research. The Adults of Working Age division (where this post is situated) operates in a structure, based on geographical zones. The zones are divided into South Birmingham, Birmingham NEW and Solihull. This post is aligned with the South Birmingham zone.
Applications are invited from highly motivated individuals with a minimum of 5 years’ experience at SHO/CT/ST or a higher grade. This will be complemented by full GMC registration, Section 12 approval and broad experience gained in the field of Psychiatry.
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
Dr Wainscott, Consultant Psychiatrist, Clinical Lead on 0121 301 3558
If you have problems applying, contact
- 0121 301 1245