Consultant Psychiatrist-General Adult Psychiatry-Wigan

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Wigan
Salary
£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum
Closing date
13 Jul 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Adult
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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The Trust is seeking a consultant psychiatrist to join Recovery Team, South. This is a replacement post due to vacancy. The Recovery Team is a community based Adult Mental Health service in Wigan, providing mental health support for adults from age 18 years onwards; there is no upper age limit. The focus of the service is on recovery and on supporting clients in transitioning back to the primary care setting. The catchment area includes: Wigan South, Leigh, Atherton, Tyldesley, Golborne and Lowton with an approximate population of 180000. The team provides a service to clients from 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday.

The Team accepts referrals from the Mental Health Urgent Response Team, Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team, Mental Health Liaison and Criminal Justice Liaison team, Older People's services (for those with functional mental illness) and from inpatient wards. Integrated teams with the Local Authority also accept direct referrals. Referrals are not accepted directly from primary care.

Main duties of the job

  • Undertake assessments of referrals/ admissions to the service
  • Diagnose and formulate management plans in complex presentations.
  • Provide management in treatment resistant and complex presentations
  • Assessment and management of risk including of vulnerability, suicide risk, risks to health and safety and risk of harm to others.
  • Preparation of Mental Health Review Tribunal and Managers' Hearings reports and attendance at subsequent hearings.
  • Work in a collaborative way with multidisciplinary teams including external partners.
  • Work in partnership with psychiatrists from partner providers such as Forensic and Rehabilitation Psychiatrists.


About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) is one of the leading mental health trusts in the UK.

Serving a population of 1.2 million people, the Trust employs around 6,400 people who make a difference across 160 locations. Situated in one of the most exciting and affordable cities in Europe, GMMH provides community and inpatient mental health care, alongside substance misuse services across the North West.

GMMH is one of the most active research trusts in the UK, with one of the highest levels of recruitment to clinical trials for mental health. This puts our staff and service users at the leading edge of new mental health treatments.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

The Trust provides a range of specialist services including prison in reach across the North of England, a specialist centre for mental health and deafness and in patient perinatal mental health care.

We have been rated 'Good' overall by the Care Quality Commission. Our substance misuse services, and leadership were rated as 'Outstanding'.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Job description Job responsibilities

  • Manage, appraise and give professional supervision to junior medical staff as agreed between consultant colleagues and the associate medical director and in accordance with the Trusts personnel policies and procedures. This may include assessing competences under the Modernising Medical Careers framework.
  • Ensure that junior medical staff working with the post holder operate within the parameters of the New Deal and are Working Time Directive compliant.
  • Undertake the administrative duties associated with the care of patients.
  • Record clinical activity accurately and comprehensively and submit this promptly to the Information Department.
  • Participate in service and business planning activity for the locality and, as appropriate, for the whole mental health service.
  • Participate in annual appraisal for consultants.
  • Attend and participate in the academic programme of the Trust, including lectures and seminars as part of the internal CPD programme.
  • Maintain professional registration with the General Medical Council, Mental Health Act Section 12(2) approval process, and to abide by professional codes of conduct.


Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification.
ELIGIBILITY Essential
  • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practise at the time of appointment.
  • Included on the GMC Specialist Register OR within six months.
  • Approved clinician status OR able to achieve within 3 months of appointment Approved under S12 OR able to achieve with 3 months of appointment
Skills Essential
  • Excellent knowledge in specialty
  • Excellent clinical skills using bio-psycho-social perspective and wide medical knowledge
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English


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