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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/12/2020.

Specialty Doctor - Lyndon CMHT

Job Reference: 436-9037

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Specialty Doctor CMHT
Lyndon Centre, Solihull
£40,037 - £74,661 per annum

Please note that this post may close earlier than the indicated closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. If you have not heard from us within a month of the closing date you should presume that you have not been shortlisted. As part of the selection process you may be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, however all cases of criminal record history are dealt with on a case by case basis.

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust is committed to equality of opportunity, and welcomes applications from all areas of the community, who meet the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, gender, disability, religion/ belief or sexual orientation.

All successful applicants will be required to complete the Trust’s induction programme. The Fundamental (Statutory and Mandatory) training will be in an e-learning format. You will be required to complete training modules online (approx. 9-14 hours depending on post) in your own time prior to any unconditional offer being made.

 - LyThe Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust is looking to recruit to a Specialty Doctor Posts at Lyndon CMHT, as part of the Solihull HUB.

The successful candidates will work with wither Dr Greening , as part of the Lyndon CMHT in Solihull. You will join two senior Consultants, clinical lead and team manager, CPNs, psychologists, OTs, physical health nurses and other professionals. We have an ANP (Advanced Nurse Practitioner) who carries their own case-load and runs their own clinic, alongside a GPVTS trainee and an FY1 trainee. We are co-located with the local Social care team and the home Treatment Team. Community services within our trust have been rated “good” at the last CQC visit. You will work closely with the rest of the team. You will assess patients with a range of difficulties, up to a moderate complexity, with the support of your named Consultant. You will carry a caseload and your patients will have access to a daily, robust duty system when in crisis.

Dr Greening is the Head of School of Psychiatry in the West Midlands, and regularly has ST trainees alongside her.. There will be close supervision and support provided. the successful candidates’ career development will be strongly supported, looking to further training or a special interest.

A feature of Solihull is how the main mental health services are still within the umbrella of BSMHFT Trust; therefore, we have excellent relationships with other local NHS services, including EIS, CAMHS, Drug and alcohol service, Older adults services.

We are looking for a candidate with a primary medical degree and full GMC registration, Section 12 approval, at least 4 years experience or equivalent in postgraduate training in the UK or equivalent EEA training, with at least 2 years training experience in Psychiatry. MRCPsych, at least Part 1 or equivalent postgraduate qualification in Psychiatry is desirable.

For further details / informal visits contact: For an informal discussion regarding the posts, please contact Dr Greening on 0121 301 4800; Dr Teeluckdharry (Clinical Director) can also be contacted on 0121 301 4790/0121 301 5300

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameDr Jayne GreeningJob titleConsultant PsychiatristEmail

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to this post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the Trust is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill this post. We would advise overseas candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship to self assess themselves, on the UKBA website, to see the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post.

Please be aware that Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (BSMHFT) utilise a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred third party recruitment system.

Following this, all subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website. Furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. All communication from BSMHFT will come via the TRAC system. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a post within the Trust, then information will also be transferred into the NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Please note that all systems used by the Trust comply with the Data Protection regulations.

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.

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