These 2 x Consultant posts have become vacant following the departure of the previous post holders overseas.
To provide Consultant leadership and support to the Inpatient and Community Services. Managing, along with two other consultant teams, the medical component of the North
Complex Care team, as well as conducting medical reviews of patients from the Wellbeing service as requested. This will involve MDT working with a team comprised of 10 CPNs, 1 OT and 1 Psychologist, as well as 3 STR workers. The team receives (between three consultant teams) about 10 referrals per week and each consultant team has a case load of around 300, which is managed via the MDT and the medical team (consultant, specialty and junior doctors)
Main duties of the job
- Reviews of inpatients from the designated sector, including Mental Health Act work as required. We operate a continuity model of service, and medics are expected to follow their patients through the inpatient journey. The post holder will be responsible for 4-8 inpatients on average.
- To ensure that all care is given in compliance with the Trust's Care Programme Approach Policy (CPA).
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
Please see attached job description.
Reviews of inpatients from the designated sector, including Mental Health Act work as required. We operate a continuity model of service, and medics are expected to follow their patients through the inpatient journey. The post holder will be responsible for 4-8 inpatients on average.
Person Specification Qualifications Essential
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