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Clinical Education Fellow / Specialty Doctor in Old Age Psychiatry

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust
£52,530 to £82,400 Per annum
Closing date
3 Oct 2023

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Hospital, Psychiatry
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

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Fixed Term Specialty Doctor/Education Fellow in Old Age Psychiatry - Two posts

Fixed Term contract of 12 months (possibility to extend/make substantive after this period)

One based at The Railings, Rugby & Caludon Centre, Coventry

One based at Avenue House, Nuneaton & Caludon Centre, Coventry

Each post (10 PAs)

(51,000 - 80,000 per annum pro rota)

Previous applicants need not apply and that the interview date will be 26th October

We have two Specialty Doctor / Clinical Fellow posts, new to our trust in providing medical care to older adults with dementia and/or functional mental disorders, primarily in Rugby (5 PAs) and providing teaching and training to medical students, in our Caludon Centre (5PAs).

These posts will give you an excellent opportunity to develop teaching skills in leading lectures, and other forms of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching by developing and applying innovative and appropriate teaching techniques alongside supporting the teaching objectives of the Trust and Medical School(s) we collaborate and work with.

Main duties of the job

The post holder's primary responsibility will be to provide medical and psychiatric assessment for the over 65 patients to our service with functional and organic conditions either referred to, or open to the community IPUs. Along with delivering formal teaching sessions for our medical students where you will contribute to the design, development, delivery, and evaluation of their professional development.

The post is based upon 10 programmed activities (PA's) a week, 4 for direct clinical care and 6 for supporting professional activities.

We are looking for experienced individuals with four (4) years full time postgraduate training (or equivalent) gained on part time or flexible basis), three (3) years' experience in Psychiatry and some experience of working in community-based services. The post holder will need to be Section 12(2) approved or be eligible for approval and include full GMC Registration.

About us

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability and autism 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 a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 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.

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Job responsibilities

What we can offer you

A competitive rate of pay. Support for the post-holder to pursue a qualification in Medical Education from the University of Warwick. To be involved and become, a vital component to the development of our goal for a teaching academy of excellence.

For more detailed information on these roles please see the attached supporting information.

For further information or an informal visit please contact:

Dr White - Lead for Undergraduate Medical Education on 024 7632 1505 or email:

Person Specification

  • Must have full GMC Registration


  • (4) years full time postgraduate training (or equivalent) gained on part time or flexible basis)
  • (3) years' experience in Psychiatry and some experience of working in community-based services





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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