Consultant - General Adult Psychiatry - Wigan
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT
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- Largest mental health provider in Greater Manchester with focus on delivering excellent mental health care.
- Posts across rural, suburban, and urban settings.
- Standard offer of 2.5 SPAs: 7.5 DCCs (pro rata).
- Support for flexible and less than full-time working.
- Opportunities to pursue a special interest.
- The Trust is highly active in research and innovation and has links with several local universities; consultants can engage with research from recruitment through to dedicated research time.
- Clear framework for interested colleagues to develop management and leadership skills and take up positions in leadership and management.
- Access to in-house training including a Recovery Academy.
- Structured and supported approach to appraisal and revalidation.
- Agreed process for career breaks.
- Relocation package.
Main duties of the job
- Undertake assessments of referrals/ admissions to the service
- Diagnose and formulate management plans in complex presentations.
- Provide management in treatment resistant and complex presentations.
- Assessment and management of risk including of vulnerability, suicide risk, risks to health.
and safety and risk of harm to others.
- To be the nominated RC for those patients who are attending RAEI under section 17 leave at
the request of ward RC.
- Work in a collaborative way with multidisciplinary teams including external partners.
- Work in partnership with psychiatrists from partner providers such as Forensic and
- Lead clinical decision making in the multidisciplinary team to ensure the delivery of high
- Develop service clinical priorities in line with national and professional guidance and standards.
- Engage with service transformation programmes including attendance at consultant meetings for their service and directorate.
- Provide clinical supervision for trainees in gaining core psychiatric experience.
- Provide clinical supervision for GP trainees in achieving competencies in psychiatry.
- Provide input in relation to medical students from UCLAN who are based on the ward.
Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.
We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.
Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.
Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.
Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.
See attached detailed job description and person specification:
It is expected that all consultants will:
- Manage, appraise, and give professional supervision to junior medical staff as agreed
between consultant colleagues and the associate medical director and in accordance with the Trusts personnel policies and procedures. This may include assessing competences under the Modernising Medical Careers framework.
- Ensure that junior medical staff working with the post holder operate within the parameters.
of the New Deal and are Working Time Directive compliant.
- Undertake the administrative duties associated with the care of patients.
- Record clinical activity accurately and comprehensively and submit this promptly to the Information Department.
- Participate in service and business planning activity for the locality and, as appropriate, for the whole mental health service.
- Participate in annual appraisal for consultants.
- Attend and participate in the academic programme of the Trust, including lectures and seminars as part of the internal CPD programme.
- Maintain professional registration with the General Medical Council, Mental Health Act Section 12(2) approval process, and to abide by professional codes of conduct.
- Participate annually in a job plan review with the clinical manager, which will include consultation with a relevant manager to ensure that the post is developed to consider changes in service configuration and delivery associated with modernisation.
- Work with local managers (their lead consultant, associate medical director, deputy operational director and other operational managers) and professional colleagues in ensuring the efficient running of services, and share with consultant colleagues in the medical contribution to management.
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