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Consultant in General Adult Liaison Psychiatry

Employer
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£88,364 to £119,133 a year (dependent upon service)
Closing date
15 Oct 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Psychiatry, General adult psychiatry, Liaison psychiatry
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

Consultant in General Adult Liaison Psychiatry

Salary: 88,364- 119,133 (dependent upon service)

Caludon Centre, Coventry

Full time, permanent role

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

CWPT provides Mental Health, Learning Disability and Community services to over one million people living in Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull and seeing on average around 5000 patients every day. 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 continues and builds. 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 centred service.

Main duties of the job

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

The post holder will work with a dedicated mental health liaison team based at the Caludon Centre. The service accepts referrals of patients of all ages over 16. There will be an expectation that the consultant will work flexibly across local acute sites when required. 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 South Warwick Hospital (SWFT), George Elliot Hospital (GEH) and University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire (UHCW) the AMHAT provides effective liaison between mental health services and emergency departments / acute inpatient wards.

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.

About us

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

The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.

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

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

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 or access to an appropriate means of independent transport commensurate with travelling required to fulfil the role.

Person Specification
QUALIFICATIONS
Essential

  • Full GMC Registration

Other
Essential

  • Car owner / driver

 


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Company

About Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust

Discover our career opportunities at Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT).

Operating out of approximately 50 sites and providing inpatient, community and day clinics, as well as specialist services, to a population of about 1 million people living in Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull we on average see around 5,000 patients every day. Our services received an overall rating of 'Good' by the CQC .

We are proud that NHS England have named us a Global Digital Exemplar– one of only seven mental health trusts in the country to gain this status. This will allow us to transform patient care through new technologies.

Alongside other Trusts, local government and the third sector, we are part of the Coventry & Warwickshire Health and Care Partnership which is designed to integrate care and better meet local health and care needs now and in the future.

We have well established academic links and opportunities with Warwick and Coventry Universities and Buckingham Medical School. The Trust provides clinical teaching experiences to undergraduate students and participates in the local Deanery Postgraduate Training Scheme.

Coventry is surrounded on all sides by picturesque countryside and quaint villages in Warwickshire, and it is home to a number of great open green spaces. The rail ride to London takes roughly an hour, while Warwick and Stratford upon Avon are only a short distance apart when travelling by car. The new HS2 train line passes near Coventry and Warwickshire and stations are very close in neighbouring Birmingham.

Birmingham Airport is on the East side of Birmingham and is a 30 minute car journey from Coventry city centre.

We welcome and look forward to interest from individuals who want to join us and to make a difference.

 

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