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Clinical Fellowship

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£51,017 a year per annum
Closing date
4 Apr 2023

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Doctor - other
Full Time
Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Fellowship in Psychiatry
Suitable for doctors seeking clinical experience, a high-quality training programme, enhanced qualifications and career progression.

Black Country Healthcare Foundation Trust are inviting applications for our Clinical Fellowship Programme in Psychiatry for a period of two years in the first instance. The Trust provides specialist mental health, learning disability, and community healthcare services for the population of the Black Country:
  • General Adult Services
  • Old Age
  • Liaison
  • Peri Natal
  • Eating Disorders
  • Learning Disabilities

The Trust serves numerous localities and dependent upon clinical speciality successful candidates would be placed at one of the below sites:
  • Penn Hospital, Wolverhampton
  • Gem Centre, Wolverhampton
  • Dorothy Pattinson Hospital, Walsall
  • Bushey Fields Hospital, Dudley
  • Edward Street Hospital, West Bromwich

    Please refer to our website for further information on our services

    Please note, where there are no current vacancies, applications will be placed in a talent pool and applicants will be contacted when vacancies arise.

Main duties of the job

The programme is suitable for UK and overseas doctors seeking clinical experience, a high-quality training programme, enhanced qualifications and career progression supported by dedicated Clinical Leads and a wider admin team. Post holders will be encouraged to undertake audit and quality improvement projects. They will also be supported to pursue Membership examinations and opportunities to develop formal teaching or research skills.

The Programme has an established reputation for supporting our Fellows. It is the intent of the service that, at the end of their tenure, the Fellow will be fully prepared and highly marketable for their next career step by virtue of their clinical experience, educational portfolio and higher qualification.

About us

The Clinical Fellowship Programme benefits include:
  • GMC Sponsorship (where applicable)
  • Relocation Package
  • Full Pastoral Support
  • Study Leave Allowance
  • Monthly Education Peer Group Meetings
  • Clinical Fellowship Forums
  • Access to Royal College Portfolio
  • Access to CESR Support Group (for those wishing to pursue CESR pathway)

Job description
Job responsibilities

Candidates must hold a relevant post graduate qualification or provide evidence of working towards this and evidence of training within the speciality.

International candidates who are not registered with the GMC and require sponsorship would need to evidence they meet the requirements:

Hold a relevant post graduate Qualification
  • Have a valid OET (band B minimum) or IELTS (7.5 overall/min 7 each domain)
  • Have been in clinical practice for a minimum of 3 out of the last 5 years
  • In current clinical practice with no gaps during the 12 months immediately preceding the date GMC registration would be applied for/granted

Essential Criteria:



Eligible for registration with the GMC


Person Specification
Skills, experience and qualifications
  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Post Graduate Qualification in Psychiatry
  • Experience of 3 years in Clinical Psychiatry
  • OETS or IELTS (where sponsorship required)

  • MRCPsych
  • Audit and Clinical Governance evidence
  • Senior residency following PGQ

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