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Consultant Psychiatrist - Rehabilitation - Acacia Ward

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum pro rata
Closing date
5 Jun 2024
This is a full-time appointment for a consultant to work with inpatients at Acacia ward, currently located at NMGH site, Delaunays Road, Crumpsall, M8 5RB. The service is provided by GMMH.

Main duties of the job

  • Provide medical leadership to the multidisciplinary team.
  • Attend ward rounds during the week at designated times.
  • 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. It is anticipated that the post holder will be responsible for 17 inpatients. The current post holder arranges annual leave cross cover with colleagues based on site at NMGH in GA psychiatry, but cross cover with colleagues within the rehab division is also possible.
  • Will lead the CPA meetings and be actively involved with the team in care planning and risk assessment.
  • Take a lead with regards to capacity assessments and best interest meetings.
  • Become involved in the weekly rehab referral meeting and may require to be involved in assessment of new patients who may be more complex and or with physical health issues.
  • Involved in undergraduate teaching for medical students from Manchester University medical school.
  • Expected to contribute to clinical audit and will be able to participate in research.
  • Expected to participate in the senior on-call rota pro rata this rota is currently 1 in 23. The on call covers general adult and later life psychiatry.
  • professionally accountable to the lead consultant (Dr Katherine Barnes) and operationally accountable to Debra Woodcock, who is the Interim Head of Operations.

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


Acacia Ward

Delauneys Rd


M8 5RB

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