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Consultant Psychiatrist - Older Adult Psychiatry, Preston

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Consultant Psychiatrist - Older Adult Psychiatry, CMHT/Inpatient (10PA)

*Golden Hello payment Payable*

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

We are excited to advertise this new post in Older Adult Psychiatry, which combines both community and inpatient work. The post is substantive and full time (10 PAs) and would be based at Charnley Fold in Bamber Bridge.

Main duties of the job

The post is split equally between community and inpatient work. The community element of the post is with the Chorley and South Ribble CMHT, based at Charnley Fold in Bamber Bridge. The inpatient element is based at the new, 11 bedded Skylark Unit, located at Royal Preston Hospital, where you would share responsibility with another Consultant Psychiatrist.

The successful candidate will be expected to participate on the Consultant On Call rota, for which additional remuneration will be paid.

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:
  • 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).
  • Excellent peer support group
  • Study leave budget of £3000 over 3 years or up to £5000 over 3 years for newly qualified Consultants
  • Opportunities to be a clinical supervisor
  • 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 Royal College of Psychiatrists approved Job Description and Person Specification for further details about this post. This was approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists on 21 April 2022.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Full GMC registration and Licence to Practise
  • On GMC Specialist Register or within 6 ,months
  • Section 12 approval or within 3 months
  • AC status or within 3 months
Experience Essential
  • Knowledge, experience and skills relevant to this role

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