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Consultant Psychiatrist - General Adult - Living Well

Employer
Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Oldham
Salary
£99,532 to £131,964 a year Pa pro rata
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

Job Details

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust is looking to recruit a full-time substantive Consultant Psychiatrist. This post is based on the Living well Model in Oldham and is a Community post.

This is an exciting time to join the Trust and there are many opportunities to contribute to the organisations' development and to look at service redesign models. Oldam has a very strong teaching commitment and candidates will be expected to contribute to the teaching of medical and nursing staff. There are close links to ongoing research projects. The Consultants contribute to local service user & carer groups.

Main duties of the job

The Living Well psychiatrist will offer expert advice to GPs for patients not currently open to secondary care mental health services. The service willadvise about medication, signposting to other services and specialties', as well as clinical management and diagnostic advice. The service will be provided on a daily basis, Monday to Friday

The post holder will work with the Living Well in Oldham service, working across Oldham as a consultant psychiatrist, providing clinical leadership to the multidisciplinary team.

As this is a new and innovative service it is anticipated that some work would be managerial and consist of developing and expanding the team, delivering training to new team members, and championing the service with other stakeholders.

To provide high-quality Mental Health Care for adults with severe and enduring mental health problems within the community

To work closely with other teams and Consultants to ensure coherent and high-quality mental health care for adults with severe and enduring mental health problems within the Oldham area

To work with the other Consultants to support the development of the service, and to attend local and divisional service development meetings

About us

The post holder will be based at the Cherrywood Outpatients Clinic, Royal Oldham Hospital. Oldham operates an Inpatient- Outpatient model (New Ways of Working) and is staffed by 6 full-time Consultants in Adult Psychiatry. Each Community Consultant is allocated a Junior Doctor (NW Deanery training schemes) to work with them with support from advanced practitioner and sessional input from a speciality doctor. The EIT is covered by a part time consultant.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Applicants must be on the GMCs Specialist Register or eligible for inclusion or be within six months of the anticipated award of a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in General Adult Psychiatry at the time of interview for the post.

Low frequency on-call (1 in 31) with full second tier on call and 1 day off after your on call.

We offer ample opportunities for our consultants professional development and opportunities for additional work for additional PAs ( require negotiation) .

Person Specification

Required Criteria and Qualifications

Essential

  • Possession of Medical Degree
  • Full GMC registration with License to practice
  • Entry into Specialist Register
  • Higher psychiatric training or its equivalent
  • Section 12 (2) Approval under Mental Health Act 1983 or be eligible for approva


Desirable

  • MRCPsych or equivalent Registered as completed Higher Training with the Royal College of Psychiatrists Progress towards additional Post Graduate Degree, such as MSc. or MD.
  • Other postgraduate degrees e.g. MSc, MD, MRCP etc
  • Possession of CCT in general adult psychiatry or be within 6 months of achieving this or on the Specialist Register with the GMC for general adult psychiatry
  • Current or past educational supervisor of a basic trainee and a specialist registrar.
  • Evidence of leading the development of services elsewhere.


Employer details

Employer name

Pennine Care NHS FT

Address

Cherrywood Outpatient Clinic

Rochdale road

Oldham

OL1 2JH

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