3 Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist Posts

Birmingham, West Midlands
£77,913 - £105,042
31 May 2019
16 Jun 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Reaside Clinic/Tamarind Centre Birmingham

Full time 10 PAs (dependent on experience)
Secure Care and Offender Health, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, are looking for 3 motivated and innovative Consultant Forensic Psychiatrists to join adult Secure Care services.

One post will be based at the Reaside Clinic MSU providing psychiatric treatment and leadership for the male psychiatric intensive care unit and to an established partnership for mentally disordered offenders with West Midlands Probation Service at Elliott House.

The second post is based at the Tamarind Centre MSU providing psychiatric care and leadership for inpatients and community male patients from Birmingham. The third is a similar post based at the Reaside Clinic MSU.

The tamarind post may involve prison work with an appropriate reduction of inpatient case load.

BSMHFT is the largest provider of adult secure care for men and women in the West Midlands; providing 2 adult male medium secure hospitals; one adult female service co-located with FCAMHS and an established Forensic Outreach Service. BSMHFT recently became the lead Trust for the West Midlands New Care Model Pilot: Reach Out.

Reach Out caters for all adult secure care patients in the West Midlands through a partnership between BSMHFT, Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust and St Andrews Healthcare Birmingham. Reach Out went live in April 2017 with the strategic aim of improving the Secure Care pathway for all adults from the West Midlands. Core aims include reducing length of stay; reducing out of area placements; addressing health inequalities in secure care; developing alternatives to admission where appropriate; enhancing the community pathway and reinvesting savings and enhancing a sustainable secure care pathway for the future.

With some of the best shopping and leisure facilities in the country, five Michelin starred restaurants and acres of beautiful parks and green spaces, it’s no surprise that Birmingham been named in the top six for most in-demand places to live in the UK.

The region has excellent transport links, a huge variety of historical and cultural places to visit and numerous sporting attractions, including world class athletics and three famous football clubs. From traditional properties in leafy suburban neighborhoods to modern city centre apartments, Birmingham and Solihull has many options for those looking to relocate.

Please indicate in your application if you wish to apply for one, two or to be considered for all 3 posts.

For further details/informal visits contact:

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Dr Jeremy Kenney-Herbert,
Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist and Clinical Director, Secure Care and Offender Health on telephone no: 0121 301 4668 or via email to

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