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Senior Specialist Doctor in Psychiatry of Intellectual Disability

Employer
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£81,500 to £92,500 a year
Closing date
12 Jun 2023

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Profession
Mental health
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

In Birmingham, we have about 24,000 people who have a learning disability. In our fast-paced day-to-day lives, many of them face challenges with daily living and being an active member in society. At Learning Disabilities, we are looking for a Consultant Psychiatrist to partner with us and make a difference for our patients.

Named recently by Rough Guide in its top 10 best cities in the world, Birmingham is an excellent place to live in, while working for one of the city's biggest employers, Birmingham Community Healthcare Trust. As the UK's second city, we are the city with the youngest population and more canals than Venice. It has excellent transport links, world-class sport and entertainment. We are also leading the way in UK for 5G. The city is a regional centre for shopping and leisure. We have a rich diverse community and have become a popular dining destination from award winning street food to Michelin Star cuisine.

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides high quality, accessible and responsive community and specialist services within Birmingham and the West Midlands. We deliver over 100 clinical services, out in people's homes and in over 300 hospitals, health centres and clinics. We provide services for adults, children, people with learning disabilities, those with rehabilitation needs and also dental services.

Main duties of the job

  • To provide clinical care to patients through out-patient clinics, domiciliary visits and MDT reviews. The main responsibilities to include undertaking psychiatric assessments, arranging appropriate investigations, supporting the implementation of treatment plans in collaboration with the MDT.
  • To work autonomously and will be responsible for their own caseload.
  • The completion of certain mandatory assessments such as the HoNOS - LD.
  • To liaise with the MDT and GP regarding any change in treatment & maintaining clear & accurate prescribing records.
  • Compiling a patient's history from a number of sources, and preparing case summaries and discharge summaries
  • Preparing reports for Mental Health Review Tribunals and Managers' Hearings and giving evidence
  • To take part in weekly multidisciplinary team meeting and lead where appropriate
  • To be responsible for relevant documentation follow-up and any necessary discussions/communications with relatives, carers and other disciplines.


About us

Equal Opportunities

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from people irrespective of age, gender, race and disability.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To provide clinical care to patients through out-patient clinics, domiciliary visits and MDT reviews. The main responsibilities to include undertaking psychiatric assessments, arranging appropriate investigations, supporting the implementation of treatment plans in collaboration with the MDT.
  • To work autonomously and will be responsible for their own caseload.
  • The completion of certain mandatory assessments such as the HoNOS LD.
  • To liaise with the MDT and GP regarding any change in treatment & maintaining clear & accurate prescribing records.
  • Compiling a patients history from a number of sources, and preparing case summaries and discharge summaries
  • Preparing reports for Mental Health Review Tribunals and Managers Hearings and giving evidence
  • To take part in weekly multidisciplinary team meeting and lead where appropriate
  • To be responsible for relevant documentation follow-up and any necessary discussions/communications with relatives, carers and other disciplines.
  • To provide medical cover for daytime psychiatric emergencies.
  • Any other responsibilities as negotiated between the post holder
  • Participation in the consultant out of hours on-call rota and reciprocal cover arrangements for annual and study leave.
  • Undertake teaching and educational initiatives to develop skills of the Local Multidisciplinary team and the wider Learning Disability Service
  • To maintain and develop professional competencies using the process of The Royal College of Psychiatrists monitored Personal Development Plan.
  • To comply with all Trust policies including Equal Opportunities policies and to promote equality of access to healthcare at all times.
  • Utilise electronic patient records system to maintain clinical records, clinical coding, outcomes and activity.


Person Specification

Essential

Essential

  • Medical Degree accepted by the GMC
  • Full GMC Registration with a Licence to Practice
  • Approved Clinician Status and approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act


Desirable

  • Relevant Higher Degree e.g. MD, PhD, MSc or other additional clinical qualifications
  • MRCPsych
  • Evidence of specific achievements that demonstrate leadership skills


Qualifications

Essential

  • Full GMC Registration with a Licence to Practice


Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT

Address

Jaffray/ Greenfields

Birmingham

B24 8BG

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820-5306566-LD

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