An excellent job opportunity for either experienced Specialist grade (Associate Specialists) or Consultants in General Adult Psychiatry working in the community across five boroughs of Greater Manchester. The Trust's vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in their communities and their staff work hard to deliver the very best care for the people who use their services. They are really proud of their people, and continue to do everything they can to make sure that they are a great place to work.
The post is suitable for candidates holding specialisation in the EEA, or for experienced IMGs looking to complete CESR.
WHAT IS THE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST LIKE?
The NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of 1.3 million and their vision is a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in their communities. The Trust has more than 3,600 dedicated and skilled staff deliver care from 88 different locations in six boroughs. The Trust's mental health teams provide care and treatment for people with mild to moderate conditions such as depression, anxiety or dementia, or more serious mental health illnesses such as schizophrenia and bi-polar disorder. They run "Healthy Minds" (psychological therapies), drug and alcohol services, psychiatric intensive care, rehabilitation services, military veterans' services and many more.
The Trust's learning disability services are for people with a moderate to profound level of learning disability, such as those with downs syndrome. The Trust has an updated strategy (2022-2025) that confirms their commitment to being a specialist mental health, learning disability and autism provider, while recognising the impact of the pandemic and the changes within the health and social care system.
WHAT IS THE DEPARTMENT & TEAM LIKE?
The service (generally for people aged 16 to 64) has been running since 2008, according to a model whereby their team of consultants are deployed as follows: three consultants work exclusively in the community and outpatient areas, one consultant works with the Early Intervention Service, two consultants cover the inpatient area and one works with our Home Treatment and A&E Liaison Team. Within this arrangement, the consultant appointed to this post will work with other sector consultants (East, West and South sector community outpatients).
WHAT IS LIFE LIKE IN THE REGION?
Situated in the east of Greater Manchester, between the City of Manchester and the Pennines National Park, the area offers a wonderful mixture of city and famously beautiful countryside. Manchester is one of the main cities of England, with all the benefits that brings including vibrant social and entertainment options in a vibrant city centre. The region enjoys excellent transport connections both international through the airport and local, via the M62, and M60 motorways and the Metrolink tram system. Approximately 22.5% of the population are from ethnic minority groups.
The combination of clinical practice and first-class academic connections means that medical professionals have a wide range of opportunities to develop their careers and achieve their aspirations. You will have access to leadership, teaching, educational and research opportunities for Continued Professional Develop (CPD).
WHAT OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE TO YOU?
If you are a new consultant you will receive mentoring and support from medical leads as well as access to a large peer group of enthusiastic and high-caliber Consultants.
ARE YOU ELIGIBLE FOR THIS ROLE?
UK based applicants
This is a great opportunity for any experienced General Adult Psychiatrists and including those working towards CESR or specialist registration in the UK.