Consultant - Junction 17 CAMHS - Prestwich

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Prestwich
Salary
£88,364 to £119,133 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
30 Mar 2023

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Profession
Psychiatrist
Service
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We are looking to appoint 2 CAMHS Consultants to the J17 unit at Prestwich Hospital.

GMMH provides a wide range of Specialised services for young people in the North West and beyond. The Tier 4 Specialised CAMHS services include; Junction 17- Generic Inpatient and Day-Service, FCAMHS- Forensic CAMHS assessment and consultation service, Gardener Unit- Adolescent Medium Secure Service, HIIT - Home intensive treatment team, RRT - Rapid Response Team as part of the crisis care pathway and Griffin Ward- Adult of working age ward for 18 to 25 year old females. These are all situated on the Prestwich site of Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

Clinical role
  • 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


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
  • 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


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.


Educational role
  • Provide clinical supervision for trainees in gaining core and specialist psychiatric experience, support and training/resources are available to gain accreditation as a trainer and update skills regularly.
  • There are 2 core and 2 higher specialist trainees placed at Junction 17, applicant will be encouraged to take on clinical supervisor role for a core trainee, and where appropriate a higher trainee.


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 in the GMC Specialist Register OR within 6 months of achieving
  • 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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