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Specialty Doctor in Adult Older Age Psychiatry

Pennine Care NHS FT
£52,530 to £82,400 a year PA pro rata
Closing date
29 Jun 2024
SAS Psychiatry Doctor for Adult Older Age Psychiatry in Oldham (10 PAs)

There is an opportunity as an SAS Psychiatrist within the Old Age Psychiatry Team in Oldham paying 10 PAs.

Main duties of the job

The SAS doctor's is expected to work at ST4-6 level supporting the older adult mental health team in the Outpatient clinic/community and the Old age mental health teams (IHTS, CMHT. CHLS & CLS)

The SAS doctor's normal day consists of a daily discussion about the new patients and previously reviewed patients and management plans.

The SAS post holder will be in a fortunate position as we are continuing to develop services, and this can be in an area of their particular interest. All team members participate and contribute to reviewing a varying number of mental health presentations. The post holder will have a large degree of autonomy with regards to treatment of patients.

About us

The Psychiatry Department is fully staffed covering a range of specialties including CAMHS, Working Age, ID, Older Age, and Home Treatment Team. The appointee will be highly supported in pursuing educational, management and leadership opportunities to influence the development of services in the borough and beyond. You can be instrumental in supporting and leading change.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification to support your application for this post. Please refer to the essential criteria in the person specification which will highlight the skills, knowledge and experience you will need to demonstrate in your application, by way of example, to give yourself the best opportunity to be shortlisted.

Person Specification



  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification.


  • Qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research or management.
  • MRCPsych OR MRCPsych equivalent approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
  • Additional clinical qualifications



  • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practise at the time of appointment.
  • Approved under S12 OR supported to become s12 approved within 4 months of appointment


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



  • Holds and will use valid UK driving licence OR provides evidence of proposed alternative.



  • Excellent knowledge in specialty
  • Excellent clinical skills using bio-psycho-social perspective and wide medical knowledge
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Able to manage clinical complexity and uncertainty
  • Makes decisions based on evidence and experience including the contribution of others
  • Able to meet duties under MHA and MCA



  • Participated in continuous professional development
  • Participated in research or service evaluation.
  • Able to use and appraise clinical evidence
  • Has actively participated in clinical audit.


  • Able to plan and deliver undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training relevant to this post
  • Reflected on purpose of CPD undertaken
  • Experienced in clinical research and / or service evaluation.
  • Evidence of achievement in education, research, audit and service improvement: awards, prizes, presentations and publications.
  • Has led clinical audits leading to service change.

Employer details

Employer name

Pennine Care NHS FT


Oldham Adult Older Age Psychiatry, Forest House

Rochdale Road



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