Specialty Doctor-Mental Health Liaison-Bolton

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bolton
Salary
£50,373 to £78,759 a year per annum
Closing date
7 Feb 2023

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Profession
Psychiatrist
Service
Adult
Grade
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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There is an exciting opportunity for a Specialty Doctor working with the Mental Health Liaison Team at the Royal Bolton Royal Hospital. The team is a Mental Health MDT employed by Greater Manchester Mental Health. The successful candidate will be working with 2 Consultants, a junior doctor, a psychologist and multiple mental health practitioners.

The Bolton Mental Health Liaison team are a dynamic, proactive, and supportive service working with A&E and the wards at the Royal Bolton Hospital.

The successful applicant will have CPD time built into their job plan and will have access to study leave and a study budget. We will expect the successful candidate to engage with professional development opportunities such delivering teaching and gaining management experience.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Dilraj Sohi at dilraj.sohi@gmmh.nhs.uk or 01204 483150

Dr Andre Nivison at andrew.nivison@gmmh.nhs.uk or 01204 483055

Dr Catherine Symonds at catherine.symonds@gmmh.nhs.uk or 01204 483055

Applications should be made online at www.jobs.nhs.uk. Only online applications will be considered.

Main duties of the job

This vacancy is an existing post which requires filling after the previous post holder moved to another post.

The post holder will work closely with the Consultants and other team colleagues in the Liaison Service to develop a high quality, responsive, flexible and integrated service meeting the needs of its client group and the Royal Bolton Hospital.

The post holder will be expected to assess the full range of different types of referrals. This will include assessments under the Mental Health Act, including patients who present to the A&E department. Other assessments on other wards (clinical decision unit, medical and surgical assessment units and complex care wards, i.e. any ward of the Royal Bolton Hospital) will also be allocated to the post holder. It is anticipated that the post-holder would carry out an average of 2 new assessments in a full clinical PA, or 3 follow up appointments in the same time period. The post-holder would therefore be expected to be seeing 10-16 patients in a week

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

This vacancy is an existing post which requires filling after the previous post holder moved to another post.

The post holder will work closely with the Consultants and other team colleagues in the Liaison Service to develop a high quality, responsive, flexible and integrated service meeting the needs of its client group and the Royal Bolton Hospital.

The post holder will be expected to assess the full range of different types of referrals. This will include assessments under the Mental Health Act, including patients who present to the A&E department. Other assessments on other wards (clinical decision unit, medical and surgical assessment units and complex care wards, i.e. any ward of the Royal Bolton Hospital) will also be allocated to the post holder. It is anticipated that the post-holder would carry out an average of 2 new assessments in a full clinical PA, or 3 follow up appointments in the same time period. The post-holder would therefore be expected to be seeing 10-16 patients in a week.

The post holder will be expected to provide psychiatric assessment to patients older than 16

The Liaison Service will not manage patients outside of the Royal Bolton Hospital

Person Specification Skills Essential
  • Medical Degree
  • Full GMC Registration
  • 4 years full-time Postgraduate or equivalent experience
Skills Essential
  • Good communication skills.
  • Evidence of audit activity.


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