Consultant - General Adult Psychiatry - Manchester Laurel ward

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

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Profession
Psychiatrist
Service
Adult
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Opportunities for inpatient consultant psychiatrists - full-time post available on Laurel ward

Flexible working requests welcomed

Large inpatient unit with supportive colleagues and comprehensive trainee cover

We would like to welcome you to the vibrant cosmopolitan city of Manchester surrounded by amazing countryside and home to cultural and sporting excellence.

A multicultural city with a great nightlife and fantastic restaurants. A place where people want to come for the educational, training and career opportunities but stay because of the affordable housing and good schools.

GMMH is the provider of mental health services across west and central Manchester with locality-based services in Manchester, Bolton, Salford, Wigan and Trafford. We are also a provider of specialist mental health services including low and medium secure services, inpatient CAMHS, and mental health & deafness.

We are looking for a consultant psychiatrist to join our inpatient service at Park House, North Manchester General Hospital. Park House provides inpatient care to Manchester residents with on-site PICU, inpatient rehab and later life beds co-located. This is a large unit with supportive colleagues and managers. Laurel ward is a 23 bedded male inpatient acute ward. There are junior doctors on the team, a supportive ward manager and access to OT and psychology staff.

Main duties of the job

Clinical role
  • Provide clinical leadership for the ward team and trainees
  • The post has 23 beds and patients can be admitted from across the trust's patch
  • Conduct regular ward reviews and ward rounds, support the team to complete CPA
  • Undertake assessments of admissions to the service
  • Assist team to diagnose and formulate management plans in all presentations.
  • Assessment and management of risk including of vulnerability, suicide risk, risks to health and safety and risk of harm to others.
  • Coordinate care with input from pharmacists, occupational therapists and psychology staff
  • Preparation of Mental Health Review Tribunal and Managers' Hearings reports and attendance at subsequent hearings.
  • Preparation of consent to treatment paperwork as well as any other MHA work such as section 17 leave, section renewals and CTOs
  • 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.


Leadership role
  • 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.


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

Clinical role
  • Provide clinical leadership for the ward team and trainees
  • The post has 23 beds and patients can be admitted from across the trusts patch
  • Conduct regular ward reviews and ward rounds, support the team to complete CPA
  • Undertake assessments of admissions to the service
  • Assist team to diagnose and formulate management plans in all presentations.
  • Assessment and management of risk including of vulnerability, suicide risk, risks to health and safety and risk of harm to others.
  • Coordinate care with input from pharmacists, occupational therapists and psychology staff
  • Preparation of Mental Health Review Tribunal and Managers Hearings reports and attendance at subsequent hearings.
  • Preparation of consent to treatment paperwork as well as any other MHA work such as section 17 leave, section renewals and CTOs
  • 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.


Leadership role
  • 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.


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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