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Speciality Doctor in Learning Disabilities Adult

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor

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Learning Disabilities, Adult
NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor
Permanent: not required
Part time: 8 PA per week
Job ref
The Ridge Hill Centre
Dependent on experience
29/10/2020 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: 

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

Speciality Doctor in Learning Disabilities Adult

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is currently recruiting for a 0.8  Speciality Doctor in Learning Disabilities Adult on a substantive basis. The position will be working in the Dudley locality, in the West Midlands. The base will be at The Ridge Hill Centre, Brierley Hill Road, Nr Stourbridge DY8 5ST. The proposed start date is as soon as possible but 3 months notice will also be feasible. To be eligible for the role, you will need :

a GMC licence to practice in the UK

Minimum of 2 years working in  Psychiatry

At least 6 months employment in Learning Disabilities Psychiatry

Section 12 approval is ideal

For more information please contact Dr Ansar Choudry, Clinical Director on 0121 612 8425

or  Dr Adam Kirby, Consultant Psychiatrist 0n 01384 323557

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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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Ansar Choudry
Job title
Speciality Doctor in Learning Disabilities Adult
Telephone number
0121 612 8425
Additional information

Dr Adam Kirby 01384 323557