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Consultant Psychiatrist - General Adult Psychiatry, West Lancs CMHT

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£99,532 to £131,964 per annum
Closing date
25 Jun 2024
Consultant Psychiatrist - General Adult Psychiatry, West Lancashire CMHT, Ormskirk (10PA)

*Golden Hello payment Payable*

This post is eligible for a 5% payment of basic salary payable over 2 years

We are seeking to recruit a substantive Consultant Psychiatrist to work as part of the West Lancashire CMHT, based at Ormskirk District General Hospital. The post is substantive and full time (10PA).

Main duties of the job

This is a sector based job and you will work with the locality Home Based Treatment Team (HBTT), CMHT and Initial Response Service (IRS) team. The postholder will carry no responsibility for inpatients. There is an expectation that the postholder will contribute to the On Call rota, for which additional remuneration is payable.

Applicants should hold full GMC registration and be included on the Specialist register of the GMC or they should be eligible for entry to the Specialist Register within 6 months of the interview date.

It is a requirement that applicants are Section 12 Approved at the time of commencing employment and have or are eligible to have Approved Clinician Status. Remuneration will be as set out in the terms of the New Consultant Contract according to previous experience.

About us

The role:

o At least 2.5 SPAs as standard for a full time post (we would be flexible in looking at enhancements to support other activities that support the wider ambitions of the Trust).o Excellent peer support groupo Opportunities to be a clinical supervisoro Relocation package available.

It's also an exciting time to be joining LSCFT as we have significantly expanded our Medical Leadership positions in areas such as suicide prevention, Mental Health Law, Audit & Effectiveness, and Locality Medical Director roles. We also have an extremely active Medical Education department and support our Consultants in becoming Clinical & Educational Supervisors and nurturing their interests in this area. There are also opportunities to have a role in Digital Leadership if this is a passion for any of our Consultants.

Check out our twitter accounts for examples of some exciting things we are working on via @LSCFTMedics and @LSCFTMedEd

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details about this post.

Person Specification



  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Full GMC registration and licence to practise
  • On GMC Specialist register or within 6 months
  • Section 12 approved or within 3 months
  • AC status or within 3 months



  • Knowledge, skills and experience relevant to this post

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust


Ormskirk District General Hospital

Wigan Road


L39 2JW

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