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Consultant Psychiatrist Birmingham

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Medical and Psychiatry
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package

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St Andrew’s Healthcare is a charity with an excellent and well-deserved reputation as a provider of specialist mental healthcare. We transform the lives of people with the greatest mental health needs. Throughout our 180 year history, we have helped some of society’s most vulnerable people and today we proudly continue to build world-class mental healthcare services. Our commitment to holistic care, safety, recovery and innovative therapies and treatment makes St Andrew’s the perfect place to take your career to a new level. 

St Andrew’s Birmingham is a 124 bedded adult mental healthcare facility, located in Stirchley, South Birmingham, and comprises of eight wards which cover medium and low security. At present, 7 wards provide services for men, and 1 for women. 

St Andrew’s Birmingham is a core partner of the West Midlands Provider Collaborative (REACH OUT) with Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust and Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust. The aim of this partnership is to provide the highest quality care to our patients as close to home as possible, and the partnership is nationally recognised as one of the leading New Care Models, being highly commended by the Health Service Journal. 

The role 

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to continue to lead the development of Saint Andrew’s Birmingham Secure Services and to become an integral part of the REACH OUT partnership. If successful you will lead a full multi-disciplinary team and help shape services further through strategic decision-making, improvement projects and joint working with our NHS partners. 

You will also be able to undertake research projects as part of St Andrews commitment to innovation and world-class care. At present the vacancy is in Low Secure Services but this can be flexible for the right candidate.

 The Birmingham Site also offers an excellent opportunity to deliver value-based healthcare focusing on clinical outcomes. The charity is focusing on using up-to-date data on outcomes based on the recommendations of International Consortium of Health Outcome Measures to continually adapt care to best meet every patient’s needs. We are also leading on the use of using data intelligently to inform safety and care. 

Applicants must have MRCPsych or equivalent and hold a CCT in Forensic or General Adult Psychiatry. 

The post holder will be required to undertake on call duties on a rota basis (currently one week in 6 weeks) 

 The post attracts a competitive salary with travel allowance, sickness policy on par with NHS, 41 days annual leave, car lease scheme, free parking, cycle to work scheme, relocation allowance subject to status, ongoing CPD and much more. 


We would encourage anyone who is interested in this role to contact Dr Domingo Gonzalez Naranjo, Clinical Director, on 07754 449 781 or