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Consultant Psychiatrist


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General Adult
40 per week
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26/07/2018 23:59

North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly known as 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust until 1st April 2017), provides physical health, mental health and learning disability services across the North West region. The Trust employs around 4000 staff across our sites and also has a Temporary Bank which offers the flexibility of working shifts around other commitments.

We are committed to providing safe, compassionate care and look to appoint people who are as passionate about patient care as we are.


The Role:

We are delighted to offer an exciting role for a Consultant Adult Psychiatrist in the Recovery Team

Who should apply?

  • Are you a dedicated psychiatrist trained in General Adult Psychiatry?
  • Would you love to work with a group of highly dedicated and friendly colleagues?
  • Are you interested in providing leadership during an exciting service transformation?
  • If you answered yes to the above questions, this role may be just what you’re looking for…

With a commitment to your own personal and professional development, this role at North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust will give you an opportunity to explore a role in clinical Psychiatry. 

You will gain access to….

Medical Leadership Programme open to all consultants quarterly events with external speakers

  • An excellent Medical Education department with strong links to the Universities with opportunities for teaching, training and Honorary Lectureships
  • A  dedicated research and audit department highly active in clinical trials
  • Excellent working relationships between consultant colleagues, management and clinical staff at all levels in the Borough
  • Several Medical Educational and Leadership roles remunerated in addition to your core post
  • Candidates wishing to work flexible hours are welcome.

Applicants without GMC registration are welcome to submit an application, but please note that it is essential to have full and valid GMC registration prior to commencing in post.

Duties of post

  • Clinical Leadership to our community adult teams.
  • Service development
  • Teaching, training and supervision to trainees

We would be delighted to discuss the posts further with you on the telephone numbers provided

The Trust has academic links with the Universities of Liverpool and Manchester and has an active in-house academic programme.

Why North West Boroughs Healthcare?

We are delighted to offer a range of great benefits for our people and hope that you agree, some of these benefits will make a real difference to your working day!

• Free 24 hour access to our Health and Well-being Centre and Gym at the Hollins Park site, including tai chi and pilates classes.
• Access to the NHS pension scheme. 
• The opportunity to access a range of NHS discounts, such as the NHS Electronics Scheme, Salary Sacrifice Car and Bikes for Staff Schemes.
• Regular supervision and access to a range of training courses at our Education Centre. 
• Access to our Library at Hollins Park House, providing resources to support you in your development and/or research. 

We expect candidates to detail all previous posts in their application.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Successful candidates will either have a valid DBS check with the Trust or will be required to pay for the cost of the DBS Disclosure which is £47.50 for an enhanced disclosure, the cost of which will be deducted from first salary.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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If you have problems applying, contact

01925 664416

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