Consultant Psychiatrist for Learning Disabilities

Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
£77,913 to £105,042 per annum
23 May 2019
23 Jun 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you looking forward to your first Consultant post,


or maybe you are thinking about a change?


Discover the career opportunities at


Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT).


CWPT provides Mental Health, Learning Disability and Community services to people of all ages living in Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull. We also provide specialist Learning Disability in patient services to a wider geographical area. Rated good by the CQC the Trust is an organisation that is continuously improving and we would welcome interest from individuals who want to join us to make a difference.


Coventry and Warwickshire as a region has a real buzz, offering a great place to live and work, catering for everyone, young and old. Coventry is a vibrant city to be based, with a wealth of cultures and opportunities on offer, recently awarded City of Culture in 2021. Warwickshire is a county with world famous attractions, including, Stratford upon Avon, Warwick Castle, with town and countryside right on your doorstep.


We currently have the following Consultant post (Pay Scale: £77,913 - £105,042) on offer within Psychiatry of Intellectual Disabilities.


1wte Consultant based at Heathcote House, Royal Leamington Spa


This post arises as a result of the retirement of a current consultant and has been revised with a reduction of the catchment area population. This post is based in the historic town of Royal Leamington Spa and provides a service to the surrounding population of Stratford and Warwick alongside a well-established community team. There are 5 other community psychiatrists in the Trust. There is an active peer group of over 10 consultants in the Trust


Applicants are required to be on the Specialist Register for Psychiatry, have full registration and licence to practice with the GMC, have a CCT in Psychiatry (or be within 6 months of obtaining one at the date of interview), be eligible or have AC/section 12 approval.


You will need to have a valid driving license and access to an appropriate means of independent transport commensurate with travelling required to fulfil the role.


CWPT 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. 


We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic, suitably qualified and work well in a multidisciplinary team.


The Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.  Because of the nature of the work, the successful applicant will be required to undergo a 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.


For further details / informal visits contact: Dr Suchithra Thirulokachandran Tel: 0121 329 4900 or email:


Dr Ashok Roy Tel: 0121 329 4927 or email: