Specialist Doctor - General Adult Psychiatry - Juniper Ward

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Manchester
Salary
£80,693 to £91,584 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
13 Feb 2023

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Adult
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Park House is an in-patient psychiatric unit based in the grounds of North Manchester General Hospital. It is one of the largest inpatient psychiatric units in the Northwest with a total of 9 psychiatric wards including acute male, female, later life, PICU and an assessment unit.

This a full-time appointment for a Specialist Doctor to work on one of our general-adult (adults of working age- AOWA)PICU ward. Successful candidates will be expected to work at a senior clinician level reflecting their experience of working in psychiatry. They will be expected to lead and work with a multidisciplinary team consisting of psychiatry doctors in training, advance nurse practitioners, nurses, occupational therapists, psychologists, and support workers with RC responsibility offered by one of the substantive consultants working at Park House.

Main duties of the job

Clinical role
  • Provide clinical leadership for the ward team and trainees
  • The post has 10 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 with assistance of supervising consultant
  • 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.


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 10 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 with assistance of supervising consultant
  • 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.


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.
  • 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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