Specialty Doctor, General Adult Psychiatry - Preston

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£50,373 to £78,759 a year per annum
Closing date
24 Aug 2022

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Specialty doctor
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Specialty Doctor - General Adult Psychiatry, Royal Preston Hospital (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 Specialty Doctor in General Adult Psychiatry to work in the Acute Care Pathway in Central Lancashire. This is a new post funded to support the continuing development of our response to acute Mental Health presentations in Central Lancashire.

Main duties of the job

The post is full time (10PA) and will be based at Royal Preston Hospital. You will be working with teams involved in the assessment and provision of care for patients presenting acutely to Mental Health Services as part of the ongoing development of our Acute Care Pathway.

There will be some flexibility to the work based on clinical need though it will include undertaking s136 assessments with Approved Mental Health Professionals, working with the Consultant, Team Leader and Clinical Practitioners from the Preston and Chorley Section 136 teams

There may be the opportunity to join the On Call rota, for which additional remuneration is available.

About us

To be eligible to apply for this post, you must possess at least 3 year's experience in psychiatry and be fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practice. Ideally, you will be Section 12 Approved, or eligible for approval at the time of commencing employment.

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust are proud of our fantastic SAS Development Programme, which is a great source of development for our Doctors. We have an active SAS Forum which meets on a regular basis to discuss operational and professional issues to support SAS/Specialty Doctors.

Job description Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Full GMC registration and Licence to Practise
  • Section 12 approval or within 3 months
Experience Essential
  • Knowledge, skills and experience relevant to this role

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