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

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Job Reference: 285-730-CYPF

Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
285 CAMHS Senior Medical
£77,913 to £105,042 pa

** 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

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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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Consultant Psychiatrist in

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Learning Disabilities

Full Time (10 PAs)


Base/ Team 48 Lodge Road

Ref N.o 285-570-CYPF

The Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (BCPFT) is a major provider of specialist Mental Health, Learning Disability, CAMHS and Children’s Universal community services. With a turnover of £100m, BCPFT employs over 2000 staff; all of whom are focused on the delivery of high quality, flexible, patient centred care. As a Trust we are developing and have gone from strength to strength.

We are proud of our staff and our services in the Black Country partnership and we are aiming high to be amongst the best providers of services for people within the Black Country.

The Children & Young Peoples & Families (CYPF) services within the Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (BCPFT) delivers CAMHS Tier 3 & 3 Plus services in Sandwell & Wolverhampton. We are expanding our services in both locations and seek to appoint suitable candidates to provide medical cover & leadership to both the well-established multi-disciplinary teams.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated Consultant Psychiatrist with enthusiasm and commitment to join our well established Child and Adolescent services within the Wolverhampton & Sandwell areas. This is a new post , providing medical consultation & case management together with the CAMHS – Learning Disability teams at Sandwell & Wolverhampton.

You will have full GMC registration and be on the Specialist Register, with an appropriate CCST ( CAMHS or LD ), or be within three months of obtaining your CCST on the date of the Advisory Appointments Committee.

This post will be based at the GEM Centre in Wolverhampton & Lodge Road in Sandwell .

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

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.

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