Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Coventry, West Midlands
(£76,761 - £103,490 per annum pro rata)
14 Mar 2018
22 Apr 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services

PLEASE NOTE that this vacancy can be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. It is strongly advised that you complete and return your application form and online values assessment before the closing date in order to avoid disappointment. Staff at risk within the Trust will be given priority. The link for the online assessment may be delivered to your Junk/Trash Inbox dependant on your email settings, please check if you have not received the link.

Please check your emails, including junk and spam folders, regularly throughout the process of your application for any notifications from the Recruitment Team. Proof of Identification and any relevant qualifications will be checked at interview or during the recruitment process.

To apply for this post you will need to apply online via NHS Jobs (please register as a new user, if you haven't already). If you have any queries regarding your application please phone the Partnership Trust Recruitment Department or hiring manager (telephone number stated on the advert) and quote the job reference number starting with 444-.


Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Substantive Post Full Time

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust invites applications for the above post based predominantly at Coventry CAMHS. This is a replacement post supported by an experienced multidisciplinary team comprising Psychiatry, Nursing, Psychology, Family Therapy and Psychotherapy.

The Trust provides comprehensive Mental Health, Learning Disability and Community Children’s Services to the population of Coventry and Warwickshire, and is also host to tertiary services in Forensic and Child Learning Disability Psychiatry services that take patients regionally and nationally.

The post will be based on a 10 PA job plan (7.5 PAs in Direct Clinical Care and 2.5 PAs in Supporting Professional Activities). The post holder will be working alongside another Consultant colleague in Coventry and a number of other Consultants across Coventry and Warwickshire area. There is an out-of-hours on-call commitment (currently about 1 in 8) with adequate junior medical support.

The Trust is a teaching Trust with close links to Warwick Medical School. The post holder will be expected to take part in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. The post holder will also be expected to participate in the necessary supporting professionals activities such as audits in order to work towards successful Revalidation. The Trust is committed to the Continuing Professional Development of all doctors and appropriate study leave and funding will be granted.

The post holder will benefit from the support of an experienced peer group of CAMHS and LD CAMHS psychiatrists within the Trust. 

We are looking for individuals who are experienced and work well in a multidisciplinary team. They must also be excellent communicators. The applicant must possess the appropriate qualifications (MRCPsych; CCT or equivalent). Those who are within 6 months of obtaining their CCT by the date of the interview may also apply. The post holder will need to be Section 12(2) approved or eligible for approval.

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The Trust is going through some exciting and innovative transformation work, and looking to move to a hub and spoke service across Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust. The post worker will have opportunity to lead and participate in service improvement projects.

The Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Because of the nature of the work, the successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

This post may not attract a work permit. Applications from candidates who require a work permit to work in the UK may not be considered if there are a sufficient number of other suitable applicants.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice, if appropriate for the role, it is mandatory requirement for all newly appointed staff to be registered with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Update Service. All staff recruited to the Trust after 1 July 2015 will pay for and maintain their annual subscription whilst employed with the Trust. Failure to do so will result in disciplinary action. The initial cost of the DBS check will be taken from your salary over the first three months of employment. Membership fees of the DBS Update Service will be paid by you directly.

The Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications regardless of age, gender, race, disability or sexual orientation. Guidance and criteria on the filtering criminal cautions and convictions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service website.

All members of staff have a responsibility to ensure that vulnerable adults and children are safe from abuse or harm. Employees must follow the Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust’s vulnerable adults and safeguarding children policies. In any instance of concern, staff can contact the Trust Named Nurse for Safeguarding Adults & Children or a member of the Safeguarding Children Team for advice and support. It is an employee’s responsibility to comply with all current legislation, breaches of which may lead to an employee being subject to disciplinary action.

As an employee of Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust you are responsible for protecting yourself and others against the risk of acquiring a Healthcare Associated Infection. All staff, clinical or non-clinical are expected to comply with infection control policies and procedures. You will attend the mandatory infection control training and updates as required by the Trust.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

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 a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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