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Consultant Psychiatrist - Older Adults

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Older Adult Psychiatry
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 40 hrs / 10 x PA's
Job ref
285-2367-MED
Site
Bushey Fields Hospital
Town
Dudley
Salary
£82,096 - £110,683 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
Today at 23:59

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health, learning disability, and community healthcare services for the population of the Black Country.

Across the whole of the region we provide:

  • Adult and older adult mental health services
  • Specialist learning disability services
  • Mental health services for children and young people
  • Community healthcare services for children, young people and families is Dudley

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was formed on 1 April 2020, after NHS England and NHS Improvement approved the merger of Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust. Combining resources, strategies and talented workforce enables us to deliver a wider variety of outstanding services that are based on best practice and are continually improving.

We currently employ over 3,000 members of staff and just like the population we serve, we are made up of diverse cultures and backgrounds. 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: blackcountryhealthcare.nhs.uk. 

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

Bushey Fields Hospital, Dudley, DY1 2LZ

Job Ref No:                                                         10 Programmed Activities.

Applications are invited for a full time Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry based at Bushey Fields Hospital Dudley to join 2 existing Consultants. This existing post is within a well-established supportive service working both on the in-patient wards and in the community, having retained the Continuity of Care model. The Consultant will lead a team of other doctors; CPNs; Social Workers and Occupational Therapists, and together with the existing workforce cover the communities of Dudley, Stourbridge and Halesowen in the Black Country. We are also developing new models and methods of working which will include liaison to primary care within the MCP model, and have developed an Old Age Home Treatment Team.

There are opportunities for someone with an enthusiasm for leadership to become involved in all other aspects of career development such as medical management and research. As a training and teaching Trust there are opportunities to teach postgraduate psychiatric and GP trainees and undergraduates from Birmingham and Grenada Universities and newly formed links with Aston Medical School. Links to local Universities have always been strong and input to Birmingham and Wolverhampton Universities is welcomed.

For further information and/or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Dr Usman Khalid, Associate Medical Director (Tel no: 01384 324571). Closing date: 23.10.2020

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Dr Usman Khalid
Job title
Associate Medical Director
Email address
usman.khalid@nhs.net
Telephone number
01384 324571