Consultant Psychiatrist (Neuro / ABI) - Birmingham

CAS Behavioural Health
12 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Give your career a positive change.

At CAS Behavioural Health you`ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients and their families. We are a leading provider of specialist adult healthcare and have over 80 services across the UK which specialise in; autism, learning disability, mental health and acquired brain injury. We are a growing organisation with a strong focus on the development of Neuropsychiatry and Neurobehavioural services in the future.

An exciting opportunity has become available to join us as a Consultant Psychiatrist at The Heathers in West Bromwich.

Heathers in Birmingham is a 20 bed specialist rehabilitation service for adult males with an acquired brain injury (ABI). Our person-centred and flexible ABI rehabilitation programme aims to reduce risk, maximise independence, improve quality of life and, where possible, help those affected to recover to the best of their ability. Typically, our service users will have an acquired brain injury as a result of an accident or a stroke. Other service users will be admitted due to early onset progressive nervous system dysfunction, which may derive from hereditary and sporadic conditions such as Huntington`s Disease. We are committed to maximising personal choice, independence, and supporting each individual to draw up their own individual care plan so that physical, emotional, social and personal development needs are met in a person-centred way.

In this role you will:

• Have medical responsibility for patients across the service
• Streamline and manage the admissions and discharges for the most efficient use of beds at the hospital
• Be responsible for the supervision of reports for Mental Health Act Tribunals and managers' hearings and would be expected to attend hearings whenever possible
• Lead the implementation of risk assessment, risk management and to embed clinical governance within the hospital
• Have overall responsibility of patient treatment plans, whilst liaising with the multidisciplinary team
• Participate in the on-call rota approximately 1 in 7

We are looking for people who have:

• Full GMC Registration
• Recent experience at a senior level in Neuropsychiatry or within General Adult Psychiatry with a passion to develop your career within a Neuro / ABI setting
• Relevant experience within a similar setting and working with adults aged 18+
• Approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act
• MRCPsych or equivalent
• Ability to work alongside and lead a multidisciplinary team
• In-depth knowledge of Mental Health Legislation
• Knowledge of risk assessment and risk management principles
• Proven record of Continued Professional Development
• Excellent communication skills

In return, we`ll offer you:

• Salary in the region of £130k
• Generous annual leave entitlement which increases with length of service
• Study leave
• CPD opportunities
• Company pension scheme
• Free meals on duty
• Long service awards
• Employee discount scheme
• Opportunity to undertake further learning and development opportunities
• Relocation package will also be considered


Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Are you seeking a new and rewarding challenge where you can make a positive change?

Please click on the `apply now` link below.

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