Specialist Grade Psychiatrist, General Adult - Fylde Coast HTT

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£80,693 to £91,584 a year per annum
Closing date
12 Apr 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time
Specialist Grade Psychiatrist - General Adult Psychiatry, Fylde Coast (10PA)

*Golden Hello payment Payable*

This post is eligible for a 5% payment of basic salary payable over 2 years

We are seeking to recruit a substantive Senior Specialist Psychiatrist (Specialist Grade) to work with the Fylde Coast Home Treatment Team (HTT), based at the Gateway Centre located within Blackpool FC Stadium. This post is full time (10 PA).

It is expected that the postholder will contribute to the On Call rota, for which additional remuneration will be paid.

Main duties of the job

This is a new post that has been designed in line with the new guidelines introduced in April 2021. The Fylde Coast Home Treatment Team provides a 24/7 service for people in the Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre area with the main emphasis on preventing hospital admission where appropriate, preventing unnecessary 136 detentions and attendances at A&E departments. Working holistically to support service users within their own homes and remaining in the community as per evidence based practice. The post carries no responsibility for inpatients

Applicants should hold full GMC registration and have a minimum of 6 years' experience in a relevant specialty in the Specialty Doctor and/or closed SAS grades.

It is a requirement that applicants are Section 12 Approved at the time of commencing employment

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust are proud of our fantastic SAS Development Programme, which is a great source of development for our Doctors. We have an active SAS Forum which meets on a regular basis to discuss operational and professional issues to support SAS/Specialty Doctors.

Check out our twitter accounts for examples of some exciting things we are working on via @LSCFTMedics and @LSCFTMedEd

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details about this post.

The Job Description has been submitted to the Royal College of Psychiatrists for approval.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Full GMC registration and Licence to Practise
  • S12 approved
Experience Essential
  • Minimum 6 years at Specialty Doctor or closed SAS grade
  • Knowledge and experience appropriate for this role

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