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Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£99,532 to £131,964 per annum pro rata
Closing date
2 Jul 2024
The Trust is seeking a Consultant Psychiatrist to join the Central Manchester Home Based Treatment Team. The postholder will have an opportunity to contribute to the delivery and development of the team.

Main duties of the job

  • Provide Clinical leadership into the HBTT MDT
  • Provide direct clinical care to patients referred to HBTT
  • Deliver evidence-based care
  • Be committed to multidisciplinary care and support the team in organising the care of patients, providing care packages, advising on appropriate interventions
  • Work closely with other teams including primary care, Drug and Alcohol services, EIP team, and CMHTs to provide safe care across points of transition as well as with liaison psychiatry teams and inpatient teams and consultants where appropriate.
  • Liaison with external agencies including police, probation, social services housing providers where appropriate
  • Work with colleagues in the community service to provide consultation and liaison with general practitioners and other referrers as necessary
  • Provide expert advice and input in relation to the care of patients
  • Undertake Mental Health Act assessments in conjunction with team colleagues
  • Supervise medical students, junior and non-consultant career grade doctors, Advanced Clinical Practitioners and non-medical prescriber colleagues
  • Participate in CPD activities and contribute to multidisciplinary teaching and development
  • Participate in audit and service development activities
  • Join with colleagues to provide adequate daytime cover within the community service
  • Undergo annual appraisal and maintain good standing with the Royal College of Psychiatrists in relation to CPD

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


Rawnsley Building, Manchester Royal Infirmary


M13 9WL

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