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Locum Consultant Inpatient Psychiatrist


Main area
General Psychiatry
Fixed Term 3 Months from commencement
40 per week
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Knowsley Resource and Recovery Centre
£76,761 - £103,490
26/01/2018 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.

This is an exciting opportunity for a consultant psychiatrist to provide leadership and medical input to our dynamic male inpatient unit - Coniston ward. The successful candidate will be joining the team during a period of transformation across the Trust and will be keen to participate in the change process.

The inpatient units have close links with the Assessment and Home Treatment Team and the Recovery Team within the Borough.

Knowsley has excellent senior leadership team, and we are known for our excellent working relationships. Medical input and leadership from medical staff is highly valued in the Borough.

The successful candidate will be strongly committed to patient care and take a leadership role and support the team.

You will work closely a consultant colleague on Grasmere, our female inpatient unit. Please see the job description for more detail.

The job also requires out of hours commitment as 3nd On Call.

This role may be suitable for non-UK or non-EEA job applicants wishing to apply for Home Office Tier 2 sponsorship.

The North West Boroughs Healthcare is a specialist NHS Foundation Trust in the North West of England providing a wide range of Mental Health Services for Adults, Older People, Children and Adolescents, Substance Misuse and Specialist Learning Disabilities for the Boroughs of Warrington, Wigan, Halton, St Helens and Knowsley.

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

Interested in joining the team?

As an employee of North West Boroughs , you will receive the following benefits:

- Access to high quality CPD at our Education Centre.
- Free 24 hour access to our Health and Well-being Centre and Gym at the Hollins Park site, including Tai Chi and Pilates classes.
- The opportunity to access a range of NHS discounts, such as NHS Electronics Scheme, Salary Sacrifice Car and Bikes for Staff Schemes.
- Access to our Library at Hollins Park House, providing resources to support you in your development and/or research.

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

For an informal discussion about this post prior to submission of application, please contact Dr Brid McMahon (Lead Consultant for Knowsley) or Dr Tessa Myatt (Associate Medical Director on 0151 489 6137.

If you have problems applying, contact

01925 664416

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