Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry - CMHT Solihull

Employer
Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Solihull
Salary
£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum
Closing date
4 Jul 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Adult
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation

The post is based within Lyndon CMHT, which covers a registered GP working adult population. The post holder will provide clinical leadership to a Community Mental Health Team and work alongside the Ward/Team Manager to achieve staff and service developments and meet key trust targets.

The post holder will be expected to work closely with the Consultant Psychiatrist covering the Shirley population (who also operates from Lyndon Clinic) developing joint strategies for local service provision and the two Consultants will cross cover for leave.

There will be ample opportunity to develop personally and professionally, with full access to clinical and managerial supervision which will assist you in developing your personal development plan.

Main duties of the job

The post is based within Lyndon CMHT, which covers a registered GP working adult population. The post holder will provide clinical leadership to a Community Mental Health Team and work alongside the Ward/Team Manager to achieve staff and service developments and meet key trust targets.

The post holder will be expected to work closely with the Consultant Psychiatrist covering the Shirley population (who also operates from Lyndon Clinic) developing joint strategies for local service provision and the two Consultants will cross cover for leave.

There will be ample opportunity to develop personally and professionally, with full access to clinical and managerial supervision which will assist you in developing your personal development plan.

You are required to have relevant post experience within the speciality and demonstrate potential leadership and management skills, as well as the ability to develop the team using research based initiatives.

About us

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust provides a comprehensive mental healthcare service for residents of Birmingham and Solihull, and a range of specialist mental health services to communities across the West Midlands and beyond. The Trust operates out of more than 40 sites, serves a culturally and socially diverse population of 1.3 million spread over 172 square miles, has an income of more than £240 million and a dedicated workforce of around 4,000 staff. A wide range of local and regional services and partnerships covering inpatient, community and specialist mental healthcare make it one of the most innovative and complex mental health foundation trusts in the country.

Job description Job responsibilities

The post is based within Lyndon CMHT, which covers a registered GP working adult population. The post holder will provide clinical leadership to a Community Mental Health Team and work alongside the Ward/Team Manager to achieve staff and service developments and meet key trust targets.

Person Specification Qualifications & Training Essential
  • Recognised basic Medical Degree
  • MRCPsych or equivalent
  • Full GMC Registration and a licence to practise
  • Eligibility for inclusion on the Specialist Register
  • CCT in General Adult Psychiatry (or within 6 months at time of interview) or equivalent
  • Eligibility for approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act & Approved Clinician status
Desirable
  • Relevant Higher Degree e.g. MD,PHD,Msc or other additional clinical qualifications
  • Section 12 Approval MHA and Approved Clinician status already held
Experience Essential
  • Experience of assessing and treating patients in acute & community psychiatric settings
  • Experience of providing psychological and/or social interventions
  • Knowledge and evidence of participation in CPD
  • Evidence of effective multidisciplinary team involvement
Desirable
  • Experience in Brief Psychological Therapies
  • Broad experience in Risk Management
  • Experience of contributing to or completion of a service improvement project
  • Experience of stakeholder engagement in service delivery
Skills Essential
  • Flexibility and adaptability to respond to changing service needs
  • High quality assessment skills which incorporate a comprehensive biopsycho-social understanding
  • Ability to manage own time, workload and prioritise clinical work
  • Ability to appraise own performance
  • Ability to work with diverse communities
  • Excellent communication skills written and verbal
  • Skills in working with individuals who are difficult to engage
Desirable
  • Ability to communicate in a second language
Knowledge Essential
  • Understanding of the management skills required to function successfully as a consultant
  • Ability to use IT, including e-mail and the internet
  • Knowledge of risk management
Desirable
  • Knowledge of recent developments and drug advances in the psychiatry specialty applied for
  • Knowledge of NHS planning
Teaching Essential
  • Commitment to and experience of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
  • Understand principles of teaching and learning
Desirable
  • Organisation of further teaching programmes in medical education or multi professional education
Research and Audit Essential
  • Ability to critically appraise published research
  • Experience of carrying out an audit projects
Desirable
  • Published research or audits.
Management Essential
  • Ability To manage complex situations and tensions
  • Excellent leadership and team working capability
  • Ability to take a leadership role in a multidisciplinary team, ensuring high quality care and staff morale
Desirable
  • Previous management experience
Personal Essential
  • Ability to travel within the community


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