Consultant Psychiatrist

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£76,761 - £103,490
27 Jul 2018
26 Aug 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

General Adult Psychiatry – Inpatient
£76,761 - £103,490 per annum
10 Programmed Activities, 6 month fixed-term contract
Elm ward Ref: 437-MD-042-18 

We are looking for two General Adult Consultant Psychiatrists to join our inpatient team at Park House, North Manchester General Hospital within the Greater Manchester Mental Health Trust. 

We are a dynamic and innovative Trust providing an excellent environment in which employees can develop and progress in their career. We value work – life balance and support our staff in achieving this. 

This is an exciting time to join our dedicated teams to support further development of our inpatient mental health services following the development of a new Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. 

We are looking to recruit two dedicated full time Consultant Psychiatrists (10 Programmed Activities) to cover two female inpatient units on a6 month fixed term contract initially. There is scope for the allocation of up to 2 additional programmed activities subject to job planning to take into account work intensity, prospective cover and service development needs. 

This post will be supported by junior trainees. The wards are a 20 bedded female unit (Poplar) and a 24 bedded female unit (Elm) with a high proportion of patients experiencing psychosis and requiring detention under the mental health act. You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and will be expected to provide clinical leadership in managing the care of the patients. 

It is also expected your role would include liaison with other agencies including the Local authority, Child Protection teams and Voluntary Sector Agencies. You will need you have an excellent knowledge of safeguarding of vulnerable adults and children. 

Please refer to a job description and a person specification for further details about the post. For any further questions, please contact Dr Taseer Kazmi, Associate Medical Director at on 0161 271 0460 or Dr Richard Jones, Lead Consultant or 0161 271 0460.

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Closing date: 26 August 2018.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Working towards equal opportunities. No smoking environment. Improving lives, optimistic futures. Helping to balance home and work life


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