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Consultant in Acute Liaison and Crisis Consultant (Tier 3.5)

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust
£88,364 to £119,133 a year per annum
Closing date
3 Jul 2023

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Hospital, Psychiatry
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Consultant in Acute Liaison and Crisis Consultant (Tier 3.5)

Based at Swanswell Point, Coventry

2 x Post(s) (10 PAs)

(88,364 - 119,113 per annum)

Job overview

These are replacement posts as full time Consultants Psychiatrist in our CAMHS 3.5 Service. The appointee(s) will have the clinical responsibility for the care of (both crisis and home part of the team) with approximately 880 total assessments a year. 70 Crisis assessments a month. Home treatment is expected to have 108 referrals for young people a year which is 2 people a week and 8 a month new case. Which is a case load of 12 home treatments shared across both posts.

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 centred service.
Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job

The Post-holder will provide assessment, diagnosis, and supervision of management for acute community patients from Coventry and Warwickshire Area. This will include reviewing patients with the multidisciplinary team, providing advice on complex cases and holding an individual caseload.

The post is based upon 10 programmed activities (PA's) a week, 7.5 for direct clinical care and 2.5 for supporting professional activity.

This post will include participation in the CAMHS Consultant on call rota at an approximate frequency of one in eight with responsibility of work within this: Supporting and advising junior doctors when they request this Urgent out of hours domiciliary assessments in the context of a Mental Health Act assessment & Assessments at local police stations
About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart' this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:
  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support groups

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

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.

Criteria to apply include GMC registration and inclusion on the specialist register in General Adult Psychiatry. The post holder must also be eligible for Approved Clinician Status and be Section 12 approved.

For further information or an informal visit please contact:

Dr Nadia Saleem, Associate Medical Director,

Dr Dryhurst, Medical Lead, Child, and Adolescent Psychiatry,

Person Specification
  • GMC registration and inclusion on the specialist register in Mental Health, or Speciality Trainees within 6 months of completing CCT
  • A postgraduate qualification in Psychiatry e.g., Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Must have an appropriate means of independent transport commensurate with the travelling required to fulfil the role

Employer details
Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

Swanswell Point

2 Stoney Stanton Rd



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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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