Consultants - Inpatient Adult Psychiatry (Male & Female Wards)

CV2 2TE, Coventry
£82,096 to £110,683 a year
05 Mar 2021
05 Apr 2021
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Job overview

Consultant in General Adult Inpatient Psychiatry (1 wte) x 2

Caludon Centre, Coventry

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT) invites applications for two full time Consultants in General Adult Psychiatry to join a team providing comprehensive acute inpatient mental health services.

We believe that high quality consultant appointments are key to providing quality services and ensuring senior clinical leadership. We are looking for self-motivated, enthusiastic, forward thinking individuals who can work within the Trust and with partners to develop a dynamic, responsive and patient centered service.

Please note Trust interviews are currently taking place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.

Main duties of the job

The posts will provide dedicated Consultant input into inpatient care and treatment, with the facility for frequent and flexible review of patients and timely discharge in liaison with CRHT services, Day services and Community Integrated Practice Units (IPUs).

One post will provide medical leadership to a 20 bed female ward (Westwood) and the other to a 20 bed male ward (Beechwood). The medical care provided is mostly for functional age independent patients with a usual length of stay of 20-25 days.

Each post is based on a 10 PA job plan (7.5 PAs in Direct Clinical Care and 2.5 PAs in Supporting Professional Activities). The post also requires participation in a Consultant on call rota with a frequency of approximately one in fifteen, with responsibility for both inpatients and community patients, attracting a supplement of 3%.

About us

As the Trust is a teaching Trust with close links to Warwick Medical School the post holder will be expected to take part in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached JD / PS for more detail

Criteria to apply include being a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, or having an equivalent postgraduate qualification in Psychiatry, full GMC Registration and eligibility for inclusion on the Specialist Register in psychiatry (or within 6 months of completing CCT). The post holder must also be eligible for Approved Clinician Status and be Section 12 approved.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential

  • GMC registration

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.