Specialty Doctor Hollingworth Ward Birch Hill Hospital

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
£45,124 to £77,519 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
28 Mar 2023

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Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time
Job descriptions is pending approval from Royal College.

This is an established post- Specialty Doctor in general adult inpatient Psychiatry - Hollingworth ward, John Elliot Unit, Birch Hill Hospital , Rochdale.

Main duties of the job

The post involves Inpatient service based on Hollingworth ward single sex Male ward 18 beds capacity. The doctor will join a friendly, well-established inpatient working Age Psychiatry Service which altogether includes one full-time Consultant, one full-time speciality doctor and at least two trainee doctor-a GP trainee and an FY1 dr . The team works closely with CMHT sectors the EIP team and Home treatment team.

The ward is based it the John Elliott Unit of Birch Hill Hospital Rochdale OL12 9QB

About us

Rochdale hosts a thriving training and research environment. The total complement of Consultants in Rochdale is now 15 WTE (7 Working-Age; 4 Old Age( two full time and 2 part time ) 2 CAMHS; 1 Learning Disability, 1 Early Intervention)

The current model in Working Age is based on an inpatient/outpatient model. There are 3 Community Consultants (3 sectors), each covering outpatients only, and 2 Inpatient Consultants with a Full-time consultant cover for the EIT, full time consultant covering HTT/Access team .

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification to support your application for this post. Please refer to the essential criteria in the person specification which will highlight the skills, knowledge and experience you will need to demonstrate in your application, by way of example, to give yourself the best opportunity to be shortlisted.

Person Specification Education/Qualification Essential
  • MBBS or equivalent, Section 12 approval or willingness to seek approval
  • MRCPsych or equivalent MSc
Skills /Knowlegde Essential
  • Team player/knowledge of MHA /Leadership skills
  • Additional area of special interest
Experience Essential
  • Minimun 4 years in Psychiatry as CT.ST or Staff grade . At least 2 of these should be in general adult psychiatry.
  • Management experience, service development, forensic and intensive care experience.
Motivation and attitude Essential
  • Flexible and able to adapt. Willing and Enthusiastic
  • Innovative and shows initiative

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