Consultant Psychiatrist-General Adult Psychiatry-Wigan

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Wigan
Salary
£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum
Closing date
23 Aug 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Adult
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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This post is a replacement post. In line with New Ways of Working, the post holder will provide a consultative, supervisory and supportive role to the multi-disciplinary team. Expected case load is around 330. the majority of clinical work is clinic based, but service users may also be seen at home, as required. The clinic can be at different sites, within short distance from the base.

Main duties of the job

  • Undertake assessments of referrals/ admissions to the service
  • Diagnose and formulate management plans in complex presentations.
  • Provide management in treatment resistant and complex presentations
  • Assessment and management of risk including of vulnerability, suicide risk, risks to health and safety and risk of harm to others.
  • Preparation of Mental Health Review Tribunal and Managers' Hearings reports and attendance at subsequent hearings.
  • Work in a collaborative way with multidisciplinary teams including external partners.
  • Work in partnership with psychiatrists from partner providers such as Forensic and Rehabilitation Psychiatrists.


About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) is one of the leading mental health trusts in the UK.

Serving a population of 1.2 million people, the Trust employs around 6,400 people who make a difference across 160 locations. Situated in one of the most exciting and affordable cities in Europe, GMMH provides community and inpatient mental health care, alongside substance misuse services across the North West.

GMMH is one of the most active research trusts in the UK, with one of the highest levels of recruitment to clinical trials for mental health. This puts our staff and service users at the leading edge of new mental health treatments.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

The Trust provides a range of specialist services including prison in reach across the North of England, a specialist centre for mental health and deafness and in patient perinatal mental health care.

We have been rated 'Good' overall by the Care Quality Commission. Our substance misuse services, and leadership were rated as 'Outstanding'.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Job description Job responsibilities

  • Manage, appraise and give professional supervision to junior medical staff as agreed between consultant colleagues and the associate medical director and in accordance with the Trusts personnel policies and procedures. This may include assessing competences under the Modernising Medical Careers framework.
  • Ensure that junior medical staff working with the post holder operate within the parameters of the New Deal and are Working Time Directive compliant.
  • Undertake the administrative duties associated with the care of patients.
  • Record clinical activity accurately and comprehensively and submit this promptly to the Information Department.
  • Participate in service and business planning activity for the locality and, as appropriate, for the whole mental health service.
  • Participate in annual appraisal for consultants.
  • Attend and participate in the academic programme of the Trust, including lectures and seminars as part of the internal CPD programme.

Maintain professional registration with the General Medical Council, Mental Health Act Section 12(2) approval process, and to abide by professional codes of conduct

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification
Eligibility Essential
  • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practise at the time of appointment.
  • Included on the GMC Specialist Register OR within six months.
  • Section 12 (2) Approval under Mental Health Act 1983 or be eligible for approval within 4 months.
Skills Essential
  • Excellent knowledge in specialty
  • Excellent clinical skills using bio-psycho-social perspective and wide medical knowledge
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English


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