This is a full-time post in inpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Consultant to join our CAMHS In-patient service to work collaboratively with a professional, diverse, and highly skilled multi-disciplinary team at Parkview Inpatient unit, Birmingham. The successful candidate will have experience of working within an MDT setting, and support the delivery of specialist psychiatric input, psychiatric assessment and treatment under supervision. The Tier 4 Inpatient CAMHs Service forms part of the Mental Health Service Division at Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospital NHS Trust. The Trust also hosts the West Midlands Provider Collaborative who we are working with to develop our Tier 4 services. As part of our ongoing commitment to improving services we have recently opened a brand new state of the art 14 bedded GAU with the refurbishment of our 8 bedded unit due to be completed by the end of March 23. In addition we also provide a 12 bedded Specialist Eating Disorder unit. Main duties of the job
The clinical duties of the post holder will be to support the Tier 4 redesign and changing demands across the Tier 4 services. The successful candidate, together with the other Tier 4 Consultants, will provide a tertiary referral service for the assessment and treatment of adolescents suffering from psychiatric disorders that may as part of their management need treatment on an inpatient unit. The post holder will provide medical leadership and inpatient treatment for adolescents on inpatient unit working closely alongside the Medical Lead. They will also work closely with West Midlands CAMHS Provider Collaborative.
The successful candidate will be able to work together with the other Consultants in the planning / development of the Tier 4 Inpatient Service provided by the Children's Hospital. The post holder will be expected to contribute to the development of safe policies and procedures alongside a staff group that is relatively new and to help to facilitate the development of a wide range of skills, knowledge and expertise to ensure the delivery of care on a multidisciplinary basis is of the highest standard.
The leadership team at the Parkview clinic meets with the Mental Health Service Senior Leadership Team regularly to discuss strategic and trust wide operational matters. The post holder will be expected to take part in delivery and development of clinical services within the Trust's Service and Financial Framework and in line with the Trust's clinical strategy.About us
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families. Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and foetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.
Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas.
Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care.
Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.
Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Consultant Psychiatrist - In-patient CAMHS at Parkview Clinic This is a full-time, 10 PA, Consultant Post in inpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The base for the Service and this Consultant Post is Parkview Clinic, Queensbridge Road, Moseley, Birmingham. There is adequate accommodation for the permanent professional staff on the team, for the secretarial staff and for any future trainees. The Consultant will have their own office within Parkview Clinic. Secretarial support will be made available. The consultant will have his/her own computer which will be connected to the Trust intranet. Every encouragement will be given to the successful candidate to apply to be a trainer both of core and higher trainees.Person SpecificationExperience in CAMHS psychiatry including Tier 4 (or within 6 months of becoming eligible for CCT)Essential Current full registration with GMC (or eligible for full registration at time of appointment)Essential GMC Licence to practiseEssential CCT holder in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (or within 6 months of becoming eligible for CCT)Essential MRC Psych (or equivalent)Essential Approval (or eligible for approval) under Section 12(2) of the Mental Health Act.Essential Eligible to work in the UKEssential Higher degree or other qualification in research methodologyDesirable MBBS or equivalent medical qualification.Essential Employer detailsEmployer name
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