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Consultant Psychiatrist - General Adult, Preston

Employer
Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Preston
Salary
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024
Consultant Psychiatrist - General Adult Psychiatry, Central Lancashire (10PA)

*RRP payment Payable*

This post will attract a Recruitment & Retention Premia for 3 years as follows:

20% of basic salary in the first 12 months15% of basic salary in the second 12 months10% of basic salary in the third 12 months

Eligibility criteria do apply. Please note that staff currently employed by the Trust would not be eligible to apply for this recruitment and retention premia.

We are seeking to recruit a substantive Consultant Psychiatrist to join the Central Lancashire Home Based Treatment Team (HBTT), based at Royal Preston Hospital. The post is full time (10PA).

The postholder will be expected to participate on the Consultant On Call rota, for which additional remuneration will be payable.

Main duties of the job

The postholder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, which provides a 24/7 service for people in Preston, Chorley and South Ribble. The consultant psychiatrist is expected to carry a compact caseload of the most complex and unstable cases, but will also be available at short notice to provide consultation and advice to other team members, although they are not required to act as care co-ordinator.

Applicants should hold full GMC registration and be included on the Specialist register of the GMC or they should be eligible for entry to the Specialist Register within 6 months of the interview date.

It is a requirement that applicants are Section 12 Approved at the time of commencing employment and have or are eligible to have Approved Clinician Status. Remuneration will be as set out in the terms of the New Consultant Contract according to previous experience.

About us

The role:
  • At least 2.5 SPAs as standard for a full time post (we would be flexible in looking at enhancements to support other activities that support the wider ambitions of the Trust).
  • Excellent peer support group
  • Study leave budget of �3000 over 3 years or up to �5000 over 3 years for newly qualified Consultants
  • Opportunities to be a clinical supervisor
  • Relocation package available.

At our Trust, we're really keen to develop our Consultant workforce and nurture their areas of interest in a flexible way where possible. Come and have a chat with us about what your special interest or development area and build a suitable job plan with us. We also have an extremely active Medical Education department and support our Consultants in becoming Clinical & Educational Supervisors and nurturing their interests in this area. There are also opportunities to have a role in Digital Leadership if this is a passion for any of our Consultants.

Check out our twitter accounts for examples of some exciting things we are working on via @LSCFTMedics and @LSCFTMedEd

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

The Job Description was approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists on 14 February 2024.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Full GMC registration and Licence to Practise
  • On GMC Specialist register or within 6 months
  • Section 12 approved or within 3 months
  • AC status or within 3 months


Experience

Essential

  • Knowledge, skills and experience relevant to this post


Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Avondale Unit, Royal Preston Hospital

Sharoe Green Lane

Preston

PR2 9HT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

351-MED002CW-24-C

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