Specialty Doctor - CMHT Lyndon

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£50,737 to £78,759 a year per annum
Closing date
16 Aug 2022

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Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time
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The Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust is looking to recruit to a Specialty Doctor Posts at Lyndon CMHT, as part of the Solihull HUB.

We are looking for a candidate with a primary medical degree and full GMC registration, Section 12 approval, at least 4 years experience or equivalent in postgraduate training in the UK or equivalent EEA training, with at least 2 years training experience in Psychiatry. MRCPsych, at least Part 1 or equivalent postgraduate qualification in Psychiatry is desirable.

For further details / informal visits contact: For an informal discussion regarding the posts, please contact Dr Greening on 0121 301 4800; Dr Teeluckdharry (Clinical Director) can also be contacted on 0121 301 4790/0121 301 5300

Main duties of the job

The successful candidates will work with wither Dr Greening , as part of the Lyndon CMHT in Solihull. You will join two senior Consultants, clinical lead and team manager, CPNs, psychologists, OTs, physical health nurses and other professionals. We have an ANP (Advanced Nurse Practitioner) who carries their own case-load and runs their own clinic, alongside a GPVTS trainee and an FY1 trainee.

About us

Dr Greening is the Head of School of Psychiatry in the West Midlands, and regularly has ST trainees alongside her.. There will be close supervision and support provided. the successful candidates' career development will be strongly supported, looking to further training or a special interest.

A feature of Solihull is how the main mental health services are still within the umbrella of BSMHFT Trust; therefore, we have excellent relationships with other local NHS services, including EIS, CAMHS, Drug and alcohol service, Older adults services.

Job description Job responsibilities

We are co-located with the local Social care team and the home Treatment Team. Community services within our trust have been rated good at the last CQC visit. You will work closely with the rest of the team. You will assess patients with a range of difficulties, up to a moderate complexity, with the support of your named Consultant. You will carry a caseload and your patients will have access to a daily, robust duty system when in crisis.

Person Specification scoring Essential
  • Recognised basic Medical Degree
  • Full GMC Registration and a licence to practise.
  • Eligibility for approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act
  • Substantial experience of psychiatry including working with people suffering from severe mental illness, preferably (or mostly) in a community setting.
  • Experience of working with a limited degree of supervision and clinical ability, consistent with the seniority of the post
  • Flexibility and adaptability to respond to changing service needs.
  • Ability to work across teams and disciplinary boundaries in a collaborative and flexible style.
  • 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
  • Ability to use IT, including e-mail and the internet
  • A good understanding of the RiO electronic clinical record system.
  • Knowledge of risk management
  • Ability to fulfil any required travel.
  • MRCPsych or equivalent
  • Ability to communicate in a second language

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