Consultant Psychiatrist

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience Per annum
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Mental health
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an existing, well established post which has become available due the current Consultant moving to a different sub-speciality within the organisation.

We are seeking to appoint a Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry to work in the DUDLEY LOCALITY within the Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHFT)

Main duties of the job

Dudley is also unique in having a newly formed NHS trust called Dudley Integrated Healthcare NHS Trust (DIHC) for primary care and some other community services. We are working very closely with DIHC to realign MH services to Primary Care Networks (PCNs) and Integrated Care Teams (ICTs) to strengthen and enhance already established MDT working.

Dudley GA Service is divided into North and South Community Recovery Service (CRS) having four consultant teams in each. This is one of eight General Adult Consultant posts in the Dudley locality and is part of North CRS.

Provision of a service to the Kingswinford locality covering a total population of approximately 40,000. To participate in the running and leadership of the Community Recovery Service (CRS) Dudley North, which is based at Poplars in Brierley Hill and consists of the community service provision to whole of the North of Dudley. To work closely with the other three Consultants within North CRS providing services to the area and to work with the team manager for the CRS to ensure good clinical quality of care is provided.

About us

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

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Description and main responsibility are indicated in the attached document.

If the document is not yet uploaded, this will be with the Royal College awaiting approval. Please contact Shelley Mason ( who can provide you with the draft version if required.

Person Specification



  • GMC Registration

Employer details

Employer name

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Bushey Fields Hospital

Bushey Fields Road



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