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Consultant - Inpatient General Adult Psychiatry - Trafford

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Trafford
Salary
£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
28 Sep 2022

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Profession
Psychiatrist
Service
Adult
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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The Consultant Psychiatrist will be working on Brook ward, a 22-bedded all male acute assessment ward with en suite facilities. This is based at the Moorside Unit, on the site of Trafford General Hospital. It is part of the Trafford Directorate.

Trafford operates a functional model service with a single point of access and care is provided on a needs led basis, determined by the professionals. The service is divided, for ease of delivery, into two adult localities, both of which are further sub-divided into consultant sectors

Main duties of the job

  • Provide Medical leadership for MDT meetings
  • Carry out comprehensive psychiatric Assessment and provide treatment for inpatients on the ward.
  • Support ward based staff to manage psychiatric emergencies
  • Conduct patient reviews and lead Multidisciplinary ward reviews, CPA reviews and multi-professional meetings
  • Be the responsible clinician for the purposes of the Mental Health Act 1983(amended 2007) and carry out duties in accordance to the code of practice.
  • Renew and maintain Responsible Clinician status according to agreed procedures.
  • Carry out comprehensive Risk Assessments and participate in Trust's risk management processes
  • Provide medical leadership to the inpatient ward team
  • Maintain a high level of effective communication and work flexibly and cooperatively with other parts of the service including; other wards and inpatient units, community mental health teams, services and primary care
  • Liaison with Families and Carers
  • Complete reports for Mental Health Tribunals with the support of the Staff Grade doctor
  • Attend Mental Health Tribunals or supervise other members of the medical teams in Tribunal work Assess for use of the Mental Health Act, complete consent to treatment and authorise Section 17 leave


About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

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 specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

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

  • Provide Medical leadership for MDT meetings
  • Carry out comprehensive psychiatric Assessment and provide treatment for inpatients on the ward.
  • Support ward based staff to manage psychiatric emergencies
  • Conduct patient reviews and lead Multidisciplinary ward reviews, CPA reviews and multi-professional meetings
  • Be the responsible clinician for the purposes of the Mental Health Act 1983(amended 2007) and carry out duties in accordance to the code of practice.
  • Renew and maintain Responsible Clinician status according to agreed procedures.
  • Carry out comprehensive Risk Assessments and participate in Trusts risk management processes
  • Provide medical leadership to the inpatient ward team
  • Maintain a high level of effective communication and work flexibly and cooperatively with other parts of the service including; other wards and inpatient units, community mental health teams, services and primary care
  • Liaison with Families and Carers
  • Complete reports for Mental Health Tribunals with the support of the Staff Grade doctor
  • Attend Mental Health Tribunals or supervise other members of the medical teams in Tribunal work Assess for use of the Mental Health Act, complete consent to treatment and authorise Section 17 leave


  • Lead clinical decision making in the multidisciplinary team to ensure the delivery of high quality care
  • Develop service clinical priorities in line with national and professional guidance and standards
  • Engage with service transformation programmes including attendance at Consultant meetings for their service and directorate.
  • Provide clinical supervision for trainees in gaining core psychiatric experience
  • Provide clinical supervision for psychiatric trainees in achieving competencies in core general psychiatry


Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification
  • Fully registered with the GMC with a license to practice at the time of appointment
  • Included on the GMC Specialist Register OR within six months.
  • Approved clinician status OR able to achieve within 3 months of appointment
  • Approved under S12 OR able to achieve with 3 months of appointment
Skills Essential
  • Excellent clinical skills using bio-psycho-social perspective and wide medical knowledge


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