Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) is one of the leading mental health trusts in the UK.
Serving a population of 1.2million people, across one of the most exciting and affordable cities in Europe, GMMH provides community and inpatient mental health care, alongside substance misuse services across the North West.
The Trust employs around 4750 people, who make a difference across 130 locations. Staff at GMMH work to improve lives with a culture based on five core values:
- We are caring and compassionate
- We inspire hope
- We work together
- We value and respect
- We are open and honest
GMMH is one of the most active research trusts in the UK, with one of the highest levels of recruitment to clinical trials for mental health. This puts our staff and service users at the leading edge of new mental health treatments.
The Trust provides a range of specialist services including prison in reach across the North of England, a specialist centre for mental health and deafness and in patient perinatal mental health care.
We have been rated 'Good' overall by the Care Quality Commission. Our substance misuse services and leadership were rated as 'Outstanding' Consultant Psychiatrist in Forensic Psychiatry SPECIALIST SERVICES NETWORK 10 Programmed Activities
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Adult Forensic Service at Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. We are currently looking to appoint a new colleague to work with us as a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist.
We are a dynamic and innovative trust providing an excellent environment in which employees can develop and progress in their career. This post will involve working with forensic patients on the Prestwich Hospital site, Manchester.
It is a replacement post on a full time basis for ten programmed activities, though candidates wishing to work flexibly are encouraged to apply. The post holder will have responsibility for medium secure inpatients, outpatients, will contribute to the acute referrals rota and may choose to provide input to a prison clinic. There will also be opportunity to engage in teaching and/or research opportunities.
Applicants should have CCT accreditation in forensic psychiatry and must be on the specialist register with the GMC, or should be a psychiatry trainee within three months of obtaining CCT at the time of interview. The Trust is ideally situated to support a healthy work / life balance and although the new post is full time we would be prepared to consider applicants who wish to work flexibly.
Greater Manchester Mental Health Trust welcomes applicants from outside of the region and has a relocation policy in place, if you feel relocation may apply to your application please contact the medical HR team for further details on Apply
More details are outlined in the attached job description. Please do not hesitate to apply if you are waiting for your CCT qualifications.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Matthew Sanderson, Lead Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, Apply