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Consultant Psychiatrist - General Adult Community Psychiatry, Preston

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
Bamber Bridge
£99,532 to £131,964 per annum
Closing date
8 Aug 2024
Consultant Psychiatrist - General Adult Community Psychiatry, South Ribble CMHT Preston (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 South Ribble Community Mental Health Team (CMHT), based at Pathways Mental Health Resource Centre, Bamber Bridge, Preston. This is a full time (10PA) post, with additional remuneration for any out of hours on call duties

At our Trust, we're really keen to develop our Consultant workforce and nurture their areas of interest in a flexible way where possible. Come and have a chat with us about what your special interest or development area and build a suitable job plan with us.

Main duties of the job

The main clinical duties of this role are arranged around conducting assessments and clinics for new patients and follow up reviews. You would lead the weekly MDT meeting to review patient progress and assist with the task managements for your patients.

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.o Study leave budget of �3000 over 3 years or up to �5000 over 3 years for newly qualified Consultantso Role is supported by a Junior Doctor and 0.5 SAS Doctor

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 appropriate to this post

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust


South Ribble Community Mental Health Team (CMHT)

Pathways, St Aidan's Road

Bamber Bridge


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