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Specialty Doctor in Perinatal Mental Health
Salary: 52,530 - 82,400 (dependent upon service)
Post: Specialty Doctor in Perinatal Mental Health
1 x Post (10 PAs)
Base: Willenhall Primary Care Centre, Coventry
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT) invites applications for a full time Specialty Doctor in Perinatal Psychiatry to join our small and able team of doctors providing comprehensive perinatal mental health services.
CWPT provides Mental Health, Learning Disability and Community services to over one million people living in Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull and seeing on average around 5000 patients every day. Rated good by the CQC, the Trust is an organisation that is continuously improving and we welcome interest from individuals who want to make a difference.
We believe that high quality doctor appointments are key to providing quality services and ensuring good clinical leadership continues and builds. We are looking for self-motivated, enthusiastic, forward-thinking individuals who can work within the Trust and with partners to develop a dynamic, responsive, and patient centred service.
Main duties of the job
Assessing and treating women with mental health problems who are pregnant or up to one-year post-partum. You'll work as part of the team and will be expected to liaise closely with maternity services at our three acute hospitals, primary care, and secondary care mental health services.
This post is full-time (7 PAs in Direct Clinical Care and 3 PAs in Supporting Professional Activities). The current expectation is that the post-holder will participate in the Psychiatry on call rota across the region for SAS doctors / ST 4-6 with a frequency of one in eight. Covering general adult and older adult Psychiatry inpatient and community as well as Learning Disabilities.
At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.
We put 'people at our heart' this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.
About Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust
Discover our career opportunities at Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT).
Operating out of approximately 50 sites and providing inpatient, community and day clinics, as well as specialist services, to a population of about 1 million people living in Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull we on average see around 5,000 patients every day. Our services received an overall rating of 'Good' by the CQC .
We are proud that NHS England have named us a Global Digital Exemplar– one of only seven mental health trusts in the country to gain this status. This will allow us to transform patient care through new technologies.
Alongside other Trusts, local government and the third sector, we are part of the Coventry & Warwickshire Health and Care Partnership which is designed to integrate care and better meet local health and care needs now and in the future.
We have well established academic links and opportunities with Warwick and Coventry Universities and Buckingham Medical School. The Trust provides clinical teaching experiences to undergraduate students and participates in the local Deanery Postgraduate Training Scheme.
Coventry is surrounded on all sides by picturesque countryside and quaint villages in Warwickshire, and it is home to a number of great open green spaces. The rail ride to London takes roughly an hour, while Warwick and Stratford upon Avon are only a short distance apart when travelling by car. The new HS2 train line passes near Coventry and Warwickshire and stations are very close in neighbouring Birmingham.
Birmingham Airport is on the East side of Birmingham and is a 30 minute car journey from Coventry city centre.
We welcome and look forward to interest from individuals who want to join us and to make a difference.
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