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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/09/2019.

Specialty Doctor

Job Reference: 285-671-MH

Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Penn Hospital/Steps to Health
£37,923 - £70,718

Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (BCPFT) is the major provider of mental health services to people of all ages in Sandwell and Wolverhampton, specialist health learning disability services in Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton. We also provide community healthcare services for children, young people and families in Dudley.

Our vision is to improve health and well-being for people of all ages across the Black Country. There are over 2000 staff working in our Trust. Our staff carry out a wide range of roles, working together to provide integrated care and support to all those using our services. Frontline staff working in the trust include mental health nurses, psychiatrists, social workers, healthcare support workers, health visitors, school nurses, allied health professionals (such as psychologists, occupational therapists, and speech and language therapists).

Whatever your role, working in a NHS Foundation Trust, like ours, is a demanding and extremely rewarding experience. Knowing that every day you can help to make a positive difference to someone’s life is a very powerful feeling. We know that our Trust runs on this desire to help and support people, and our Trust vision expresses this. Our vision is to improve health and wellbeing for everyone, especially our colleagues to achieve the best possible work/life balance.

We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it. To find more about our staff benefits, please visit our website.

For further supporting information to apply for this role please see documents attached under ‘Additional documents’.

**Previous Applicants need not apply**



General Adult Psychiatry

£37,923 - £70,718


Medical & Dental

Full Time (10 PAs)

The Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is looking to recruit to 2 Specialty Doctor Post within General Adult Psychiatry across Wolverhampton.

We are completely committed to improving mental health. We want to manage the NHS National Service Framework for Mental Health and we are focused on quality hospital/community based services. This is why we have established a framework where you can realise your full potential and that of the patients.

We wish to recruit to a Specialty Doctor post in General Adult Psychiatry. We require the Specialty Doctor to provide service for the Catchment Area (Inpatients and Community) and Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment (CRHT) services in Wolverhampton. You will work with the friendliest, most supportive multi-disciplinary teams you could wish for comprising of Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Community Psychiatric Nurses, Social Workers and Support Workers in the acute and community settings.

You will play a major role in shaping the growth of the services and will work closely with the Consultants and on a day-to-day you will assess and handle a wide range of psychiatric disorders, as you develop and offer specialist therapeutic skills and services. What’s more, you will gain experience of specialists within the services, with ample training and development.

What does it take? On top of a primary medical degree and full GMC registration, Section 12 approval, you will have at least four years experience or equivalent in postgraduate training in the UK or equivalent EEA training with at least 2 years training experience in Psychiatry and a working knowledge of Adult Psychiatry. MRCPsych, at least Part 1 or equivalent postgraduate qualification in Psychiatry is desirable, and have an interest and experience in Acute/Emergency Psychiatry. Then together we can build solid foundations.

For an informal discussion regarding the posts, please contact Dr S. Regmi and Dr Asim Yusuf , Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director on 01902 44 2987.

Due to the nature of the work some posts may be subject to a Standard/Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau disclosure check (police check), through the Criminal Records Bureau as stipulated under part V of the Police Act 1997.

The Trust is committed to equal opportunities, providing opportunities for flexible working and is a non-smoking organisation.

** Please Note that Internal at Risk Employees will be given preference for this position**

We reserve the right to bring the closing date forward for this vacancy at any time should we receive an overwhelming response of applications. We therefore encourage applicants to apply early if you wish to be considered for this post.

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Successful applicants for clinical posts up to and including Band 4 are expected to hold the national Care Certificate qualification and will be supported to attain this once in post.

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The Trust is committed to equal opportunities, providing opportunities for flexible working and is a non-smoking organisation.

Due to the nature of the work some posts may be subject to a Standard Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, through the Disclosure and Barring Service as stipulated under part V of the Police Act 1997.

Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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