Speciality Doctor Liaison Psychiatry

Employer
Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bury
Salary
Depending on experience
Closing date
16 Aug 2022

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Profession
Psychiatrist
Grade
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to make a full time appointment for a Speciality Doctor to work in the well-established Mental Health Liaison Team based at Fairfield Hospital Bury. This is a substantive appointment. The appointee will have a role in consolidating the developments that have occurred within this service recently helping the service continue to develop in order to meet the 'Core 24' standards defined by the Department of Health.

Main duties of the job

These include clinical, liaison, educational, managerial and service evaluation roles. Clinical work will include assessment and interventions with patients in the Acute Trust and involve working with an expanding multidisciplinary liaison mental health team. The team will promote the development of skills in this area within the Acute Trust and pathway development.

About us

The post holder will join the existing consultant liaison psychiatrists and liaison mental health team with the aim of improving the standard of care provided to acute Trust patients. There will be close links with the liaison mental health developments across both Pennine Care and Greater Manchester.

This is an exciting time to join the Trust and there are opportunities to contribute to the organisations' development including service redesign involving more integrated models of person centred care for our local community. Bury has a very strong teaching commitment and the post holder will be expected to contribute to the teaching of both mental health and non-mental health staff. There are close links to ongoing research projects within the service and academic links are encouraged.

Job description Job responsibilities

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to make a full time appointment for a consultant psychiatrist to work in the well-established Mental Health Liaison Team based at Fairfield Hospital Bury. This is a substantive appointment. The appointee will have a lead role in consolidating the developments that have occurred within this service recently helping the service continue to develop in order to meet the Core 24 standards defined by the Department of Health.

This is a rewarding and exciting post within a highly supportive environment and you will be working within a dynamic and responsive team.

You will be welcomed and supported in developing your skills and contributions to the borough, the wider organisation and beyond.

Key Responsibilities of the Post:

These include clinical, liaison, educational, managerial and service evaluation roles. Clinical work will include assessment and interventions with patients in the Acute Trust and involve working with an expanding multidisciplinary liaison mental health team. The team will promote the development of skills in this area within the Acute Trust and pathway development

Person Specification Criterias Essential
  • EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS MBChB or equivalent. Section 12 Approval or a willingness to seek approval.
  • SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE Good Interpersonal and team working skills. Leadership skills. Knowledge of relevant requirements and legislation such as the Mental Health Act, Care Programme Approach etc
  • EXPERIENCE A minimum of 4 years post graduate experience, at CT, ST or Staff Grade level Experience relevant to working Age Psychiatry. Experience of teaching and training.
  • MOTIVATION AND ATTITUDE Flexible and able to adapt. Enthusiastic and willing to contribute to the running of the department in a forward thinking can do attitude.
Desirable
  • MRCPsych or equivalent Registered as completed Higher Training with the Royal College of Psychiatrists Progress towards additional Post Graduate Degree, such as MSc. or MD.
  • An additional area of relevant special interest e.g. ECT. Actively involved in continuing professional development
  • Experience of management. Experience of service development and planning. Experience of Forensic or Intensive Care services. Worked for a total of 10 years since primary qualification (which is acceptable by GMC for full/limited or temporary registration).
  • Demonstrated initiative and innovation. Further personal professional development.


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