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Specialist Doctor in Psychiatry of Intellectual Disability

Employer
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Kings Norton
Salary
£83,945 to £95,275 per annum
Closing date
10 Jun 2024

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Profession
Mental health
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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.

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.

The post holder will work with other t Psychiatrists and integrated multidisciplinary teams to meet the specialist healthcare needs of the population of approximately 1.1 million.

As a service, our community focus coupled with expansion of established community forensic and intensive support teams leave us well placed to meet the challenges arising from the Transforming Care agenda. We welcome applications from clinical leaders who are motivated to support the multidisciplinary team in the delivery of excellent and innovative care for the population that we serve. The Trust has recently launched Leadership programmes to support employees to realise their potential.

Further details are contained in the attached Job Descriptions

Main duties of the job

  • 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.
  • 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.


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

Be Part of Our Team...

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people, parents and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre and one of Europe's leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to 'Be Part of Our Team' and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for best care and healthy communities, we want to hear from you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • 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

  • GCSE English & Maths or equivalent
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Programmes
  • Ability to demonstrate significant administrative and office experience


Desirable

  • Relevant Higher Degree e.g. MD, PhD, MSc or other additional clinical qualificationsdence of effective multidisciplinary team involvement and experience
  • Additional experience e.g. neurodevelopmental disorders, psychological therapies, and liaison.
  • MRCPsych


Guidance

Essential

  • NHS Experience


Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT

Address

Greenfields

30 Brookfield Road

Kings Norton

B30 3QY

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820-6253348-LD

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