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    Lisa Thomas

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    Up to £154000 per annum + + £8,400 car allowance

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    Permanent - full time

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

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Psychiatry Consultant

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Location: Manchester

Salary: £154,000 p/annum PLUS £8,400 car allowance

This is an opportunity to join a team as a Psychiatry Consultant in a well established 24 bed locked rehabilitation service for men near Somerset.

Key responsibilities for the Psychiatry Consultant role:

  • Management of complex cases.
  • Care plan and treatment formulation, guidance on evidence-based treatment and effectiveness.
  • Liaison and collaborative working with care co-ordinators, commissioners, families and carers and other services/agencies.
  • Mental Health Act implementation and liaison with Ministry of Justice (if applicable).
  • Multi-disciplinary, multi-agency and partnership working including oversight of the physical health management of patients in partnership with the visiting General Practitioner.
  • Administrative duties associated with the care of patients including ensuring all NHSE contractual obligations are met.
  • Contribution to clinical governance and responsibility for setting and monitoring standards.
  • Participation in clinical audit and quality improvement activities and service/team evaluation and the planning of future service developments.
  • Maintenance of professional registration with the General Medical Council and to abide by professional codes of conduct.

* The hospital runs a two-tier on-call system with first tier on-call provided by associate specialists and agency on-call. The post holder will be required to be part of the second tier hospital on-call as the duty Responsible Clinician

Minimum requirements for the Psychiatry Consultant is:

  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification.
  • Full GMC registration with licence to practice.
  • MRCPsych or MRCPsych equivalent approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
  • To hold Section 12(2) approval to work in England and Approved clinician status.
  • Previous experience working in rehabilitation settings is desirable.

What will you get in return:

  • £8,400 car allowance.
  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays and your birthday off!
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP) and pension contribution.
  • Life Assurance for added peace of mind.
  • Enhanced Maternity Package so you can truly enjoy this special time.
  • Free meals while on duty.
  • Career development and training to help you achieve your career goals.
  • Wellbeing support and activities to help you maintain a great work-life balance.
  • Medical indemnity cover.

If you have experience working in a rehabilitation setting and are interested in this opportunity, please apply today!