Consultant in Acute Inpatient Psychiatry

Coventry, West Midlands
£76,761 - £103,490
13 Apr 2018
20 May 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust seek to appoint a Consultant Psychiatrist to join the Acute Mental Health Services.

The Trust’s Acute Mental Health Services provides a range of age appropriate inpatient and urgent community services to adults in Coventry and Warwickshire through an Acute Integrated Practice Unit. The service has close links to partners in Social Care, to local acute services at University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire, George Elliot hospital and South Warwickshire hospital and with the third sector. There are well established academic links and opportunities with both Warwick University and Coventry University. The Trust provides clinical teaching experiences to undergraduate students and participates in the local Deanery postgraduate Training scheme.

The Acute services are delivered from 2 main hospital sites, Caludon Centre Coventry and St Michaels Hospital in Warwick together with an Organic illness mental health unit in North Warwickshire.

We believe that high quality consultant appointments are key to providing quality services and ensuring senior clinical leadership. We are looking for self-motivated, enthusiastic, forward thinking individuals who can work within the Trust and with partners to develop a dynamic, responsive and patient centered Acute Mental Health Service.

This vacancy has come about as the result of the substantive incumbent consultant moving to another post.

This post is as Consultant in age independent acute Inpatient Psychiatry to join a team of Consultants providing comprehensive acute mental health services to Coventry & Warwickshire localities; to participate in providing postgraduate training to the Coventry and Warwickshire Junior Doctor Training Scheme and undergraduate education for medical students from Warwick Medical School. You will require leadership and team building skills as well as clinical experience and educational ability. The post is based at the Caludon Centre, Coventry and the postholder will provide Responsible Clinician consultant leadership to a 20 bed acute male treatment ward.

The post is based on a 10 PA job plan.

You will be a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, or have an equivalent postgraduate qualification in Psychiatry, have full GMC Registration, eligibility for inclusion on the Specialist Register in psychiatry, Approved clinician status under the Mental Health Act and a minimum of 6 years postgraduate experience in Psychiatry including substantial training/experience in General Adult Psychiatry .

Must have an appropriate means of independent transport commensurate with the travelling required to fulfil the role

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr.Rob Holmes, Associate Medical Director (acute services) on 024 76 932447

Dr Faith Ndebele, Medical lead (acute services) on 024 76 932422

To apply, please click the apply button.

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.

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.

Please be aware that Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Partnership Trust (CWPT) utilise a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred third party recruitment system.

Following this, all subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website. Furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. All communication from CWPT will come via the TRAC system. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a post within the Trust, then information will also be transferred into the NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Please note that all systems used by the Trust comply with the Data Protection regulations.

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.

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