Consultant in Liaison Psychiatry

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
7 Nov 2019
6 Dec 2019

Job Description

Consultant in Liaison Psychiatry
Trafford and South Manchester Liaison Service
10 Programmed Activities
£79,860 - £ Apply per annum
We are seeking to appoint a consultant psychiatrist to the Liaison Service in Trafford General and Wythenshawe Hospitals. The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary team that is working towards becoming a CORE 24 service. This newly created post is an exciting opportunity to be involved in shaping and modernising mental health services in Manchester. The post has been approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
The Liaison Service provides mental health care to Trafford General and Wythenshawe Hospitals. The successful candidate will support the team in the assessment and management of people over the age of 16. The diversity of clinical specialisms within Wythenshawe and Trafford is an exciting opportunity for learning and continuing professional development.
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust provides a number of specialist mental health services supporting all of Greater Manchester, the North West and beyond. These include Forensic Mental Health services, Substance Misuse services, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, Mental Health and Deafness, Health and Justice providing a service into the prison estate in Greater Manchester and Lancashire, Specialist Psychological services providing services to veterans, as well as Perinatal Services. In addition to its mainstream acute and community services, the Trust provides a range of innovative arts and rehabilitation services based around the principles of recovery, and is committed to models of partnership working with local voluntary and third sector organisations. 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.
Manchester is a vibrant city with a wealth of nationally acclaimed museums, art galleries and theatres. The city is also known internationally for its music and sporting reputation, as well as for its shops, restaurants and lively night life. There are many lifestyle options open to those living in the city, with city centre apartments, semi-urban areas with an arty student atmosphere, and more developed suburbs with excellent schools and housing options. Road and rail links make it easy to get out into the fantastic surrounding countryside, with the National Parks of the Peak District, Lake District and Snowdonia all within easy reach.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please refer to the job description and person specification for further details about the post.

**Please note, this vacancy may be closed at any time if sufficient applications have been received**
Important Information about working for GMMH:

All positions within the Trust are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, for further information on the checks required please visit the NHS Employers website.
NHS Jobs/TRAC -(Recruitment Systems) - If your application form has been submitted on NHS jobs, we will need to transfer your personal data information (application form) from NHS Jobs to upload into TRAC systems.
GMMH have made the Apprenticeship Promise and as part of that promise will consider all Band 1 to 4 vacancies as Apprenticeship Opportunities. Applicants are encouraged to apply for posts at Greater Manchester Mental Health who have direct experience of mental health, learning disability or drug and alcohol services either as a service user or a carer.
**If you do not hold a current competency based qualification and or the Care Certificate, you will be expected to complete an appropriate Apprenticeship in Healthcare with GMMH.**
The Trust is also committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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