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Specialty Doctor - Old Age Psychiatry

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Little Hulton
£52,530 to £82,400 a year Pro Rata
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Mental health
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

This is a great opportunity for a Specialty Doctor to join the Older Adult Psychiatry Team in Salford.

This is a full - time appointment for a Specialty Doctor in psychiatry to work in the inpatient unit that supports older adult mental health needs in Woodlands Hospital. They will add senior medical support to the unit. The successful candidate will be supervised by Dr M Javeed.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will liaise with the other medical colleagues within the Salford area and support the inpatient team with clinical activity that covers meetings, CPAs, tribunals, and other Mental Health Act related activity.

The inpatient multidisciplinary team comprising of RMNs, OTs, psychologists and be a conduit to support the patient and the patient's family when they are reviewed regularly. The post holder will be expected to demonstrate sound mental health knowledge and support admission and ongoing care arrangements for the patients.

The post holder will be expected to be a Section 12 Approved clinician. We will support the post holder to obtain S12 or AC approval if this is required.

The post holder will liaise with the other medical colleagues within the Salford area and support the community team with clinical activity that covers meetings, CPAs, professionals' meetings, and other Mental Health Act related activity.

The post holder can support Memory clinics as part of his/her interest.

The post holder will be expected to Diagnose and formulate management plans with supervision as required.

Work in partnership with local GP

Work in a collaborative way with multidisciplinary teams including external partners.

Assessment and management of risk including of vulnerability, suicide risk, risks to health and safety and risk of harm to others.

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

Staff benefits
  • Pay Enhancements 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Excellent pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Blue Light Card Discounts

Person Specification



  • Medical Degree
  • Full GMC Registration
  • 4 years full-time Postgraduate or equivalent experience.



  • Registered or be eligible to register for CPD with the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Woodlands Hospital

Peel Lane

Little Hulton

M28 0FE

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