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Consultant Psychiatrist Psychiatry of Intellectual Disability

Employer
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Kings Norton
Salary
£99,532 to £131,964 per annum
Closing date
10 Jun 2024

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Profession
Mental health
Grade
Consultant
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.

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

  • Senior Psychiatric input and clinical leadership for the locality Multidisciplinary Team. This includes a key role in ensuring that the service as a whole delivers safe and effective care that is acceptable to patients and carers.
  • Supervision of psychiatric medical staff working within the Learning Disability Service.
  • Undertake teaching and educational initiatives to develop skills of the Local Multidisciplinary team and the wider Learning Disability Service.
  • Interface with neurology and other health services where needed to facilitate access of service users into services that provide the most appropriate care for people with intellectual disabilities.
  • Senior interface with other community mental health services to ensure optimum Psychiatric Services for service users.
  • Psychiatric advice and leadership to one or more of the Clinical Reference Groups together with other appropriate management activities.
  • Liaison with children services to optimise transition of children into adult service.
  • To maintain and develop professional competencies using the process of The Royal College of Psychiatrists' monitored Personal Development Plan.
  • To support and participate in Clinical Governance and Audit.
  • To comply with all Trust policies including Equal Opportunities policies and to promote equality of access to healthcare at all times.


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

  • Senior Psychiatric input and clinical leadership for the locality Multidisciplinary Team. This includes a key role in ensuring that the service as a whole delivers safe and effective care that is acceptable to patients and carers.
  • Supervision of psychiatric medical staff working within the Learning Disability Service.
  • Undertake teaching and educational initiatives to develop skills of the Local Multidisciplinary team and the wider Learning Disability Service.
  • Interface with neurology and other health services where needed to facilitate access of service users into services that provide the most appropriate care for people with intellectual disabilities.
  • Senior interface with other community mental health services to ensure optimum Psychiatric Services for service users.
  • Psychiatric advice and leadership to one or more of the Clinical Reference Groups together with other appropriate management activities.
  • Liaison with children services to optimise transition of children into adult service.
  • To maintain and develop professional competencies using the process of The Royal College of Psychiatrists monitored Personal Development Plan.
  • To support and participate in Clinical Governance and Audit.
  • To comply with all Trust policies including Equal Opportunities policies and to promote equality of access to healthcare at all times.
  • Participation in the consultant out of hours on-call rota and reciprocal cover arrangements for annual and study leave.
  • 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 qualifications.orough knowledge of Microsoft Office Programmes
  • Additional experience e.g. neurodevelopmental disorders, psychological therapies, liaison.
  • Experience in UK of working at consultant level in specialist services for people with intellectual disability.


Essential

Essential

  • Recognised basic medical degree


Desirable

  • Evidence of effective multidisciplinary team involvement and experience


Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT

Address

Greenfields

30 Brookfield Road

Kings Norton

B30 3QY

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820-6245194-LD

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