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Speciality Doctor
Ref: DAN03905

  • Location
  • Wast Hills Hospital (Autism Service), Wast Hill House, Wast Hills Lane, Kings Norton, Nr Bromsgrove, B38 9ET
  • Salary
  • 60,000 - 78,000 PA
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Salary:  £60,000 - £78,000 PA


    Who is Danshell?

    We care for and support adults living with a learning disability or autism in specialist hospitals and residential services throughout the UK.

    Our purpose is to make a positive difference to the people and their families by delivering person-centred health and social care that helps our service users to fulfil the things they want out of life.

    We set high standards for our staff teams and we want people who are compassionate, trustworthy and resilient but most importantly, put the service user at the centre of all they do.

    Does this appeal to you? Would you like to help us deliver high quality, safe care? Then please read on…

    So what will the job involve?

    The post holder will be responsible for the provision of psychiatric services to adults with learning disabilities, autism and associated complex needs.

    Clinical work will mainly entail comprehensive medical and psychiatric evaluations in collaboration with the rest of the multi-disciplinary team that include history taking, mental and physical evaluation, and biopsychosocial formulations. These assessments might take place either following initial referrals to the team or in the process of case review or care planning within the team.

    Other duties include-

    • Diagnostic and treatment reviews and mental and physical treatment administration
    • Preparation of reports
    • A good knowledge of the Mental Health Act is required
    • Physical care in liaison with our attending General Practitioner
    • Review of patients in preparation for CPA reviews and chairing of CPA reviews
    • Contribution of medical opinion by participating in the regular and exceptional MDT meetings
    • Provision of advice and support on request to other members of the team in issues related to his/her competence and expertise
    • Good record keeping and communication of results of assessments to colleagues and writing appropriate reports,
    • Keeping correspondence with colleagues such as the referrers and other agencies as required,
    • Taking an active role in administration and management of the team’s clinical work in collaboration with/under the supervision of the service manager.

    The incumbant candidate will provide cover to Wast Hills House and Willow House.

    Benefits Include,

    • Generous Mileage allowance,
    • Pro rata annual Leave - 30 days (plus 8),
    • Life assurance,
    • Private Medical insurance,
    • Pension scheme.


    Please see job description attached for more information.



  • Location Information
  • Located in Kings Norton, Birmingham, Wast Hills is our CQC rated 'Outstanding' service providing assessment and treatment for up to 25 men and women with autism, who are also living with learning disabilities and complex needs. The team can also support people who may be detained under the Mental Health Act, as well as those who have complex behaviours, or who have significant difficulties with social engagement. People could come to any of the three Wast Hills autism provisions for a variety of reasons. They could come from a home environment, supported living or residential service due to an illness or a crisis in their life. They may also come following a stay at an NHS or other specialist autism or learning disability service, including a secure service.

  • Closing date
  • 30/06/2018
  • Job Description
  • Specialty_Doctor.docx

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