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Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry - Broxtowe & Hucknall LMHT

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

Job Details

An RRP of 20% of the minimum point of the National Consultant (2003) contract will be paid for this post.

The trust covers the whole of the county of Nottinghamshire in the provision of mental health services to children, adults, and older people.

This is an exciting time to come and join our medical work force and have the opportunity to shape the provision of care to patients within the community transformation.

The main focus of this post will be provision of mental health services to the county region of Nottingham, specifically the Broxtowe and Hucknall Locality Mental Health Team, which covers the relevant practices within the catchment area and includes the associated university populations.

Main duties of the job

The main role will include the assessment of new patients /and follow up patients referred to the service related to patients resident in the catchment area, GP liaison work, management of patients within the recovery model and the Assertive Outreach pathway, Mental Health Act work (Section 12) when required, day on-call duty rota (this will be based on a pro rata and on average 3 to 4 times a month for emergency work only, will be factored in the sessions and will not increase work load), cover for colleagues when on leave and working within the multidisciplinary team supporting other members of the team. There will be an emphasis on providing leadership and consultancy to the team. This will include support of multidisciplinary team meetings and RAMM meetings (meeting to discuss patients who are not very well and plan interventions, referrals, team cover)

About us

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Care is delivered from over 120 sites within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons.

As one of the largest mental health and community trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.

We are committed to flexible and agile working, including the opportunity to join our bank.

Your health and wellbeing is our priority and as such we invest significantly in this via our in-house Occupational Health Service, Staff Counselling Service and Health and Wellbeing Team.

We offer a number of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) groups, our Green Champions Network, Freedom to Speak Up Network. Health and Wellbeing Champions Network and Menopause Champions. We provide care to a diverse range of communities and are passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in the Trust.

If you believe in our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork, then we would love to hear from you!


Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Management of complex cases.
  • Clinical leadership of team, engagement with MDT and RAMM.
  • Role in assessment of referrals/admissions.
  • Care plan and treatment formulation, guidance on evidence-based treatment and effectiveness.
  • Liaison and collaborative working with other services/agencies/colleagues.
  • Mental Health Act implementation.
  • Multi-disciplinary, multi-agency and partnership working.
  • Day duty on-call rota.
  • Supervision or trainees and teaching.

Person Specification



  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification.
  • MRCPsych OR MRCPsych equivalent approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.


  • Qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research or management.
  • Additional clinical qualifications.



  • 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


  • In good standing with GMC with respect to warning and conditions on practice

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Beeston Clinic

38 Wollaton Road



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