Consultant in General Adult Liaison Psychiatry

CV10 7DJ, Nuneaton
£82,096 to £110,683 a year
05 Mar 2021
05 Apr 2021
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Job overview

Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist (1 wte)

George Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT) invites applications for a full time Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry to join our Arden Mental Health Acute Team (AMHAT) providing comprehensive acute liaison mental health services.

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

This exciting opportunity has arisen as a result of service development in keeping with the Core24 requirement. The AMHAT aims to optimise the physical and psychosocial wellbeing of individuals who present in an emergency or are admitted to acute hospitals. Located at George Eliot Hospital (GEH) and University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire (UHCW) the AMHAT provides effective liaison between mental health services and emergency department/ acute inpatient wards. This general adult post, based at GEH, will work together with one General Adult Liaison Psychiatrist based at UHCW and older adult liaison psychiatrists at UHCW. Some cross cover between sites will be required.

The 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.


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

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached JD / PS for more detail

The post holder will be 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.

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

Person Specification Other Essential

  • Car owner / driver


  • Full GMC Registration