Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry

Redditch, Worcestershire
£76,761 - £103,490
09 Apr 2018
30 Apr 2018
Career Level

North Community Assessment & Recovery Service (CARS)
10 PA’s (Substantive)
10 p.a.

The Adult Mental Health team has an exciting opportunity for a consultant to join the Trust to work in the North Community Assessment and Recovery Service (CARS) team. The successful candidate will join an experienced team of Consultant Psychiatrists who work in the community across all mental health service within the Trust. The service is continually improving and developing, with full engagement of the consultants in this process. 

In terms of clinical duties, the post-holder will provide direct psychiatric services through the comprehensive assessment, diagnosis and treatment formulation (care planning) for service users. He/she will also provide psychiatric leadership to the multidisciplinary team and clinical leadership in collaboration with the team leader. As well as treatment planning, the post-holder is expected to undertake regular reviews in the community that comprehensively address service users’ biopsychosocial needs. 

Opportunities are available for those who wish to be involved in service leadership and re-design. Non-clinical interests will be supported in line with Trust strategies. Interest in leadership and management would be an advantage. 

This is a 10 PA post based at Hillcrest Unit, Alexandra Hospital, Redditch. 

Prospective applicants are welcome to contact one of the following to discuss this post: Dr Jan Birtle (Associate Medical Director) 01684 612771, Dr Lenia Constantine (Clinical Director – North) 01562 826307,Marion Davies (Medical & Dental Staffing Lead) 01905 681505


To apply please click the apply button and search via the reference 798-7718.

Closing date: 30th April 2018.
Interview date: 24th May 2018.

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