Consultant Psychiatrist in Eating Disorders

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience dependant on experience
Closing date
31 May 2023

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Job summary

Consultant Psychiatrist, Full time, Permanent, Adult Psychiatry or Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, CAMHS division, Dudley and Walsall.

You are invited to join a friendly and motivated Medical team within the Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Your post will be based at the Canalside, Abbotts street, Walsall WS3 3AZ and Elms Health Centre, Slade road, Halesowen B63 2UR

The post will cover community assessment, treatment and psychiatric care for eating disorders presentation from the age of 14 years in Dudley and Walsall borough. There are on call commitments to this post. You will be clinically responsible for patients within ED service from age 14 years onwards in Dudley and Walsall. You will be part of an established MDT that includes Psychologists, specialty doctor, nurses, Allied Health Professionals and support staff.

The All age Eating disorder service sits within the CAMHS division.

Main duties of the job

Provide and support the development of specialist Eating disorder services from age 14 years on wards, to help safeguard the wellbeing of vulnerable Children and Young people and Adults, to comply with confidentiality policies and to record activity accurately and comprehensively.

Assess and treat Children and Young people from 14 years onwards and Adults in out-patients setting with eating disorder and co-morbid mental illness in line with NICE guidance, best practice and Trust policies.

Work closely with Multidisciplinary team to deliver holistic care and provide clinical leadership within the team.

Support the care of Children and Young people from 14 years and Adults with eating disorder and comorbid mental illness by developing strong partnership with other agencies and services, including education, social care, primary care and voluntary agencies.

Contribute to clinical leadership Trust wide with CAMHS and Adult mental health division, including participating in the governance structures.

About us

At Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, we're building a high-calibre, diverse and inclusive mental health workforce. One that will give talented professionals like you the opportunity to shape an outstanding service that will transform community mental healthcare and deliver happier and healthier lives all across our communities.

The Trust is rated 'Good' from CQC (Care Quality Commission) and will become the lead provider for mental health services across The Black Country . We have recently invested in newly created clinical divisions and are currently developing new models of integrated primary and secondary care for adults and older adults, as well launching a far-reaching inpatient strategy, working to eradicate dormitories and building new facilities.

This ambitious model is multi-agency and multi-disciplinary, opening the door for you to work in a collaborative and flexible way with partners, service users, carers and their families.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health, learning disability, and community healthcare services for the population of the Black Country.

Across the whole of the region we provide:
  • Adult and older adult mental health services
  • Specialist learning disability services

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was formed on 1 April 2020, after NHS England and NHS Improvement approved the merger of Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust.

Combining resources, strategies and talented workforce enables us to deliver a wider variety of outstanding services that are based on best practice and are continually improving.

We currently employ over 3,000 members of staff and just like the population we serve, we are made up of diverse cultures and backgrounds.

Person Specification



  • MRCPsych


  • MRCPsych

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