Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry

CV2 2TE, Coventry
£82,096 to £110,683 a year
05 Mar 2021
05 Apr 2021
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Job overview

Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry (1.05 wte) x 2

Caludon Centre, Coventry

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT) invites applications for two Consultant Psychiatrists to join established inpatient and Crisis Resolution / Home Treatment (CRHT) teams.

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

These posts have arisen as a result of service expansion and inpatient vacancy. The appointment is for two Consultant Psychiatrists to provide leadership to these services in partnership with multidisciplinary teams.

Both posts are based on a 10.5PA job plan (7.8PAs for direct clinical care and 2.7PAs for supporting professional activity) providing 5PAs to the CRHT team and 5.5PAs to a 22 bed female ward (Swanswell).The posts also requires participation in a Consultant on call rota with a frequency of approximately one in fifteen.

About us

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.

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.

As CWPT is a teaching Trust the post holder will be expected to participate in postgraduate training and undergraduate education.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached JD / PS for more detail

The post holder should be a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, or have 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). They must also be eligible for Approved Clinician Status and be Section 12 approved.

The post holder must have a valid driving license and access to an appropriate means of independent transport commensurate with travelling needed to fulfil the role.

Person Specification OTHER Essential

  • Car owner / driver


  • Full 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.