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Consultant Psychiatrist - Rehabilitation - Honeysuckle Lodge

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£99,532 to £131,964 Per annum pro rata
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Mental health
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will be encouraged to attend the weekly MRCPsych teaching course at least 4 times a year. These are on a Wednesday afternoon and include a case conference ,journal club and expert teaching. The post holder will be encouraged to attend trust wide MDT teaching once a month on Friday afternoon.

The post holder will be encouraged to engage in teaching and training for various members of the multidisciplinary team.

The post holder will be expected to contribute to clinical audit and will be able to participate in research.

The post holder will be expected to participate in the senior on-call rota pro rata this rota is currently 1 in 12. This will be on the third tier of on-call. The second tier involves doctors who are Section 12 approved. The on call covers general adult and later life psychiatry. The on call attracts a category A payment. In view of the very low frequency by which the consultant is contacted and the very rare need to visit the hospital out of hours this has not required arrangements for time in lieu- but a new policy across GMW has been approved should the need arise.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide medical leadership to the multidisciplinary team.

The post holder will be the Responsible Clinician and have a role with respect to The Mental Health Act - they will be involved in section 12 work, attend tribunals and section renewal meetings. The post holder will be responsible for 14 inpatients at Honeysuckle lodge. The post holder will provide cover for any urgent issues to Oak Lodge (which has consultant for 1 day only).

The post holder will attend ward rounds during the week at designated times.

The post holder will attend to any reviews that may be required on the ward during the week.

The post holder will lead the CPA meetings and be actively involved with the team in care planning and risk assessment.

The post holder will take a lead with regards to capacity assessments and best interest meetings.

There may be occasions where consultant is requested to do a second opinion assessment within the rehab division.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

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 specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

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

For more information on therole please see attached detailed job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • Medical Degree


  • MRCPsych OR MRCPsych equivalent approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.



  • Specialist Register
  • GMC Registration


  • Approved Clinician

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Honeysuckle Lodge

Minerva Road



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