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Physician Associate, Psychiatry - Blackpool

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum
Closing date
10 Jun 2023

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Mental health
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

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Physician Associate, Psychiatry - The Harbour Hospital, Blackpool

We are delighted to advertise these exciting Physician Associate posts at Lancashire and South Cumbria. The post will predominantly be based in the Fylde Locality, initially at The Harbour MH Hospital, Blackpool. The post is full time (37.5 hours per week) working on a shift pattern between 9am - 5pm. It will provide you with an excellent opportunity to gain experience of psychiatry, whilst further developing your skills as a Physician Associate

Main duties of the job

You will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team under the supervision of a Consultant Psychiatrist. The main part of this role will involve supporting the clinical management of patients and service users. You will have a weekly timetable that will outline your clinical commitments such as ward rounds, handovers, supervision and training. There will be support to help you develop skills in mental state examination.

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT

Job description

Job responsibilities

If you are currently a student in the final year of your Physician Associate undergraduate course, we would welcome and encourage you to submit an application to be considered for this post.

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details.

Person Specification



  • MSc/PG Dip Physician's Associate Studies from an accredited UK training programme
  • Passed the UK RCP National Certification Examination for Physician Associate (PANCE)
  • Registered on the UK Physician Associate Managed Voluntary Register (PAMVR) to be able to work.
  • Membership of the Faculty of Physician Associates



  • Knowledge and experience of mental health
  • Experience relevant to this role

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust


The Harbour

Preston New Road



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