Consultant in Community Old Age Psychiatry

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

Job overview

Consultant in Community Old Age Psychiatry

(IPU 3-8 & 18-21)

Post: Full Time (1wte) Community Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry

Community base in Coventry

CWPT provides Mental Health, Learning Disability and Community services to people living in Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull. Rated good by the CQC, the Trust is an organisation that is continuously improving and we welcome interest from individuals who want to make a difference.

Main duties of the job

This is a strategically important post, as it enables dedicated Consultant input into community care and treatment, with the facility for rapid assessment of referred patients, flexible review of complex patients and timely discharge in liaison with General Practitioners. The post holder will provide clinical leadership to two integrated practice units (IPU 3-8 & IPU 18-21) which deliver specialist mental health services for patients presenting with organic and functional problems.

This post may not attract a work permit. Applications from candidates who require a work permit to work in the UK may not be considered if there are a sufficient number of other suitable applicants. Employment for posts will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure for the Disclosure and Barring 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.

About us

Coventry and Warwickshire as a region has a real buzz, offering a great place to live and work, catering for everyone, young and old. Coventry is a vibrant city to be based, with a wealth of cultures and opportunities on offer, recently awarded City of Culture in 2021. Warwickshire is a county with world famous attractions, including, Stratford upon Avon, Warwick Castle, with town and countryside right on your doorstep.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached JD / PS for more detail

You will be a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, or have an equivalent postgraduate qualification in Psychiatry, have full GMC Registration, eligibility for inclusion on the Specialist Register in psychiatry (or a Specialty Trainee within 6 months of completing CCT), Approved clinician status under the Mental Health Act and a minimum of 6 years postgraduate experience in Psychiatry including substantial training / experience in General Adult Psychiatry or Old Age Psychiatry (dependent upon post).

You will need to have a valid driving licence and access to an appropriate means of independent transport commensurate with the travelling required to fulfil the role.

Person Specification Other Essential

  • Car owner / driver

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.