Job description is pending Royal College approval.
If you are looking for a consultant psychiatrist role in Manchester working with intellectually disabled adults, we would love to hear from you. You will be joining Penninecare LD team which was recently shortlisted for RCPsych Intellectual disability Team of Year award and Nursing times award.
This is a community job based in the Oldham Integrated LD team , and you will work with a well-resourced multi-disciplinary team. You will have a dedicated office, fulltime secretarial support and IT access as well as facilities for remote working. There is exciting opportunity to undertake research and academic work with MMU university.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will provide psychiatric input to adults with learning disabilities of 18 years and older living within the Oldham area. The post holder will be a key member of the learning disability team.
The post holder is expected to carry out assessments of complex cases and support development of multi-disciplinary management plans. There may, very occasionally, be the need to take on supervisor role for restricted patients.
You are not responsible for any inpatient beds but there may be need to liaise with and provide advice to generic services for your admitted patients.
You will work closely with the Local Authority and other partner agencies and contribute to the management of the team.
We are proud to provide high quality mental health and learning disability services, both inpatient and in the community across five boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside and Glossop.
Our vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in our communities and our staff work hard to deliver the very best care for the people who use our services. We're really proud of our#PennineCarePeople
and do everything we can to make sure we're a great place to work.
All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post. We would also encourage applications from individuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer.
Job description Job responsibilities
The post holder will provide psychiatric input to adults with learning disabilities of 18 years and older within the Oldham area.
The post holder will be a key member of the team based at Civic Centre in Oldham and will have access to clinical space at the Cherrywood clinic. It is also expected that psychiatric assessment, advice and liaison will be given in a variety of community locations. For example: The post holder is expected to carry out assessments of complex cases and support development of multi-disciplinary management plans.
With regards to inpatient cover, there are inpatient consultants who cover inpatient mental health wards and if learning disability clients are admitted due to acute mental health detoriation then the RC responsibilities will be taken over by inpatient consultant. However if the client is known to team then postholder will need to provide regular consultation and work jointly with inpatient RC.
The postholder will share will have provide cross cover for other LD consultants the responsibility for managing adult patients with learning disability within community
The consultant will be expected to work in close liaison with the wider community health teams, social services teams, provider services, and other statutory and voluntary agencies. The post holder is expected to:
- Provide clinical leadership to the team.
- Provide consultation and input in Care plan and treatment formulation, guidance on evidence-based treatment and effectiveness.
- Ensure liaison and collaborative working with other services/agencies.
- Ensure appropriate implementation of duties under the Mental Health Act.
- Ensure multi-disciplinary, multi-agency and partnership working.
- The department operates along a clinical directorate structure, with great emphasis on clinical governance and involving key senior clinicians in management decisions.
Person Specification Essential Essential
- oPossession of CCT in Psychiatry or be within 6 months of achieving this or entered onto the GMC Specialist Register in this discipline
- oCCT in Psychiatry of Intellectual Disability
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