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

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Specialty Doctor

Job Reference: 285-671-MH

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

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

To apply for this post please go to NHS Jobs using the below reference number. Please note CV’s will not be accepted.

Please note, 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

If you do not hear from the recruitment 4 weeks within the advertised closing date please assume that you have been unsuccessful at the shortlisting stage. Please ensure that you check your NHS Jobs Account on a regular basis for any recruitment updates regarding this vacancy.

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.

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

The successful applicant will be notified in the same manner that they have applied. For example, online applicants will be notified via NHS Jobs using the email address provided (your NHS Jobs username). All further correspondence will be via the same method, so it is important that you regularly check your NHS Jobs account after the closing date for this post. For paper applications, applicants will be notified by post.

**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.

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.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults who are our patients and as such uses the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to identify candidates who are unsuitable to work with our patients.

If you are applying for a post involving access to persons in receipt of health services, your offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Trust is a Registered Body with DBS and will ask eligible candidates to apply for a Disclosure as one of our pre-employment checks. Candidates should be aware that failure to reveal information relating to any convictions could lead to withdrawal of an offer of employment. As such candidates applying for posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services are required to declare all convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings both in their application and subsequent declaration if invited to interview.

Criminal records will be taken into account for recruitment purposes only when the conviction is relevant. Having a conviction will not necessarily bar you from employment. This will depend on the circumstances and background of your offence. The Trust has a statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders which is available to all applicants.

As part of our safe recruitment practice, if appropriate for the role, it is a mandatory requirement for all newly appointed staff requiring an Standard or Enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to be registered with the DBS Update Service. All eligible staff recruited to the Trust after 1st January 2019 must maintain their annual subscription whilst employed with the Trust, the cost of which will be reimbursed by the Trust.

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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