Consultant Psychiatrist General Adult

Burnley, Lancashire
19 Mar 2018
18 Apr 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

(10PAs, plus 0.5PA for on call & 3% availability supplement)

High quality care in the right place, at the right time, every time.

Would you like to work for one of the Health Service Journal’s top 100 places to work in healthcare? Or one of the top 50 Inclusive organisation in the UK? How about the top research recruitment Trust in MH Trusts within the North West region? Look no further. Lancashire Care Foundation Trust is currently seeking a Consultant Psychiatrist, to be part of a contingent of over 100 Consultant Psychiatrists in the Trust Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Service, Burnley

There are also opportunities for extra remuneration related to new or existing services like perinatal, neuropsychiatry, psychotherapy, management, 7 day working and others. These optional sessions have proven to be extremely popular among existing Consultants.

Along with various community settings, LCFT boasts an award winning recently opened state of the Art in-patient unit, The Harbour in Blackpool, where this post will be based, which provides the major portion of inpatient services for the older adult and adult mental health services.

The Trust is committed to delivering effective clinical services that reflect identified good practice within the NHS and the best evidence bases for specific areas within mental health services. It is also strongly committed to research, staff development, education and training. We want to develop your career as a Consultant Psychiatrist, providing the support and opportunity to embrace innovation, drive your ideas forward and ultimately change more lives.

Please see the job description/person specification for specific details relating to the post.

About Lancashire Lancashire Care services are within easy reach of the Lake District, Forest of Bowland, Blackpool, Southport and the Yorkshire Moors, as well as the historic cities of Lancaster, Manchester, Preston, Liverpool and the market towns of Garstang, Chorley and Bury. The M6, M60, M61, M65 and M55 motorways bring 50% of the UK's population within a 2 hour drive. Manchester and Liverpool airports are all within easy reach.

Further Information Along with the opportunity of participating in planning and steering working groups relevant to special areas of interest or general area of work, there will also be an opportunity to participate in teaching and training through supervision of Trainees. Audits, Research and participation in Leadership programmes are all exciting expectations of the roles, in order to ensure delivery of safe, high-quality services for patients.

Applicants for the above vacancies must be fully registered with the GMC; have a ‘license to practise’; hold a MRCPsych or an equivalent approved indicator of training, have or be able to apply to have Approved Clinician Status. Please note that this post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

Please note that this post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

Interview date: Friday June 29th

For further details / informal visits contact: Dr Khaled Mostafa

The Associate Medical Director is keen to discuss with candidates the details of the posts. Please contact Dr. Khaled Mostafa by emailing (email address is now monitored on a daily basis) or call 01772 773574.

Alternatively to apply, please click the apply button.

Please visit our Medical Recruitment Information pages for more detailed information about Doctors working at Lancashire Care

Please note that further communication from Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust (LCFT) will normally be to the email address given on the application form. You should also ensure that email addresses and telephone numbers are provided for your referees, to enable LCFT to contact them.

Please ensure that you read the Person Specification attached below as your application will be measured against this document. Applications from job share partners are welcome and other forms of flexible working will be considered for all posts. 

For all posts which require a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check please be aware of the Disclosure & Barring Service Code of Practice, a copy of which is available by logging on to the DBS website. If the post is subject to DBS disclosure, a charge will be made to the successful candidate(s).

You are advised to consider applying for LCFT vacancies as soon as possible as in some instances vacancies are closed as soon as a sufficient number of applications have been received. If you are not invited to interview within three weeks of the closing date then please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful, as it is not possible to contact all unsuccessful candidates.

We welcome applications from people regardless of age, disability (especially people who have experience of accessing mental health, or Learning Disability Services or caring for someone who has accessed mental health services or Learning Disability Services), ethnicity, gender, religion or belief or sexual orientation.

Please note, Lancashire Care Foundation Trust uses a 3rd party recruitment provider called Trac Systems. Upon completion your application form will be transferred to Trac Systems and we will use this for all future correspondence.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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