Overview

COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH TEAM

CONSULTANT PSYCHIATRIST

  • £82,096 – £110, 683 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).

For further details / informal visits contact:

For any enquiries please ring Dr Sadria Teeluckdharry  Clinical Director on 0121 or email [email protected]

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