Consultant Psychiatrist – HT North


Employer Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type NHS Site Mary Seacole Town Birmingham Salary £82,096 –
£110,683 Salary period Yearly Closing 15/11/2020 23:59
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Please note that this post may close earlier than the indicated closing
date if a sufficient number of applications are received.
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related job information below.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and
volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment
practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is
confirmed. As part of the selection process you may be required to undergo
a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, however all cases of criminal
record history are dealt with on a case by case basis.
Please note, if applicable for your role you will be required to cover the
cost of your DBS certificate. This will be deducted from your salary over 3
months. You will also be required to sign up to the DBS Update Service
before commencement with the Trust.
All successful applicants will be required to complete the Trust’s
induction programme. The Fundamental (Statutory and Mandatory) training
will be in an e-learning format. You will be required to complete training
modules online (approx. 9-14 hours depending on post) in your own time
prior to any unconditional offer being made.
Our Trust is committed to treating individuals fairly and ensuring they
have the same opportunities to fulfil their potential, even if this means
doing things differently for different people sometimes. We are working
hard to ensure our workforce reflects the diversity within Birmingham and
Solihull and that our services meet the needs of all diverse service users
and carers.
GENERAL ADULT – Inpatient Mary Seacole House 2

On Experience

Applications are invited for the opportunity to work within the newly
re-designed Crisis Resolution-Home Treatment Team/Acute Inpatient Service
in Birmingham. The post holder will provide consultant leadership input to
Mary Seacole Ward 2, which is a 14 bedded male unit. The post holder will
also participate on the community urgent assessment rota; this will be up
to a maximum of 2 sessions per week and will be mutually agreed through the
job planning process.
You must be comfortable working as a member of a multidisciplinary team, be
flexible in your approach to change and be able to exercise leadership in
order to provide a comprehensive and accessible service to individuals in
the acute phase of mental illness. We are seeking applicants with the
enthusiasm necessary to serve the needs of a city enriched by cultural
The post is subject to the annual job planning process as agreed under the
consultant contract. You will participate in an (approximately) 1 in 25 on
call rota and you will be supported by an experienced multidisciplinary
team, medical staff and secretary. The Trust is committed to continuing
professional development and you will be encouraged to develop special
interests, undertake research activities and forge links with appropriate
academic centres. There is an active teaching programme within the Trust.
Applicants must have full registration with the GMC, MRCPsych or
Section 12 (2) approval, approved clinician status and CCT accreditation in
General Adult Psychiatry or within 6 months of obtaining CCT, with

Experience In Acute Psychiatry Are Essential.

If you enjoy being part of a team, are flexible, approachable and are
looking for a stimulating role in mental health, we would be delighted to
hear from you.
Please see the generic job description and individual job profiles for
further details. For any enquiries please ring Kerry Webb, Clinical
Director, on 0121 301 2318 or Dr Giles Berrisford, Deputy Medical Director,
on 0121 301 2180 or contact Leonora Johnson, Medical Staffing Manager
on 0121 301 1245
If you are successful at the shortlisting stage of the recruitment process
we may contact you via email to advise you of the interview details. Please
ensure you access your email account from which you applied regularly once
the position has closed.
If applicable to your role, the Trust will require you to sign up for the
DBS Update Service. The subscription will cost you £13 a year but the Trust
will cover your first year payment. You will be contractually obliged to
maintain your subscription.
Please Note: If you have left BSMHFT on the grounds of redundancy you are
not eligible to apply for a post within the Trust (including via Temporary
Staffing Solutions) for a period of 12 months from the date of your
employment ceasing. If you have any queries please contact the recruitment
team. Exceptionally, and subject to the agreement of the CEO staff leaving
with a redundancy payment of less than 3 months’ pay, may apply for trust
posts, including bank employment, 6 months after their termination date.
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the
UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications.
However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to this post if a suitably
qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up
the post as the Trust is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the
Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to
complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can
fill this post. We would advise overseas candidates wishing to apply who
would require sponsorship to self assess themselves, on the UKBA website,
to see the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for this
post. Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions
Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for
Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known
as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions
Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be
made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Name Kerry Webb Job title Clinical Director Telephone number 0121 301 2318
Additional information
Due to COVID we are happy to facilitate any MS Teams calls to discuss
further and could arrange a virtual visit if required with the Team Manager
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