Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Erdington, Birmingham
£76,761 - £103,490
26 Feb 2018
24 Mar 2018
Career Level
Contract Type

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.

A new community FCAMHS service across the West Midlands Hub has been commissioned as part of a national rollout programme to provide Community Forensic CAMHS services across England. This is an exciting opportunity for clinician’s who are skilled in working with young people with complex presentations and risk to develop innovative and integrated community forensic services.

The team will consist of multi-disciplinary clinicians, which include Psychiatry, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Nursing, (both RMNs and learning disability) Social Work, and Family Therapist and be able to access other expertise, including a Speech and Language Therapist.

The model will be supported by a Band 4 and Band 3 Administrative staff and the team will work across the West Midlands Hub in providing a tiered intervention approach, including, advice, consultation, assessment and intervention for young people with highly complex risk and interventional needs.

One of the key functions of the team will be to work jointly with local stakeholders and referrers from various agencies working with young people including, CAMHS, Education, Youth Justice, Social Care and the Voluntary Sector, to support local interventions and provide support, supervision and training where required.

There will be a focus and support for community FCAMHS team clinicians to develop their clinical skills and expertise, both with in-house training and externally available courses.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Informal discussion please contact

Dr Jeremy Kenney- Herbert, Clinical Director SCC

The Tamarind Centre, 165 Yardley Green Road, Bordesley Green, Birmingham, B9 5PU, Telephone 0121 301 4668


Dr Tina Irani, Consultant Child and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatrist

Clinical Lead FCAMHS Ardenleigh Forensic Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service 385 Kingsbury Road Erdington Birmingham B24 9SA

Tel No: 01213014600

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. 

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to this post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the Trust is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill this post. We would advise overseas candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship to self assess themselves, on the UKBA website, to see the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.