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Older Adult Psychiatrist Consultant, Manchester

Last update 2024-07-24
Expires 2024-07-23
ID #2222512668
120 £
Older Adult Psychiatrist Consultant, Manchester
United Kingdom, Great Manchester, Manchester,
Modified July 3, 2024


*Doctors Direct* have new opportunities for *Consultants *with *Old Age Psychiatry* experience. We have multiple roles at many sites across Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust providing community, inpatient and outpatient mental health care and learning disability inpatient services.

In this role you’ll diagnose and treat acute illnesses, chronic diseases, disability, and frailty. Your patients will often have several medical conditions and be taking a number of different medicines. Some common conditions you’ll might treat include:
* fractures
* delirium
* dementia
* incontinence
* poor mobility
* frailty

As part of a multidisciplinary team, you’ll work closely with medical colleagues including GPs and other hospital doctors as well as experts in the community such as social workers. Your ability to collaborate and work well with others will be vital.

The role demands a strong sense of compassion and the ability to adopt a holistic, patient-centric approach. You’ll provide rehabilitation after illness and need a comprehensive knowledge of physical treatments, adaptations, and aids.

*Responsibilities will include:*
* You will have input into various aspects of this well-established Older Adult Mental Health service, carrying out assessments and implementing treatment plans for patients with both organic and functional illnesses.
* Providing specialist assessment and care planning in conjunction with service users and carers.
* Evaluating treatment plans and undertaking discharge planning.
* Responsible Clinician duties within the community team.
* Being responsible for an agreed case load.
* Responding to and informing referrers other professionals as necessary on decisions, care plans, policy, and best practice.
* Providing clinical leadership within a collective leadership model.
* Active participation in continuing professional development activities.

*Details about the Role:*
* *Specialty required: *Old Age Psychiatry.
* *Locations: *Bolton, Prestwich, Salford, Wigan, North, South & Central Manchester.
* *Start Date: *ASAP-ongoing, no end date yet.
* *Days per week: *Monday-Friday (our client will accept part time doctors 2-3 days per week).
* *Shift Pattern*: 9:00-17:00, including on call occasionally.
* *Pay rate*: £100-£120 per hour (depending on experience).
* *Payment method: PAYE *we do NOT facilitate payment through LTD/umbrella companies

*You will need to have the following key skills and experience:*
* To have a genuine passion for working with older adults.
* To be able to work well in a team.
* To have excellent leadership qualities.
* To provide evidenced based care that is recovery focused.

*The minimum requirements for the role are:*
* Valid GMC.
* Right to work in the UK (we *DO NOT* provide sponsorship).
* Clinical attachment complete.
* Minimum 3 months paid UK experience.
* AC Status essential.
* S12 desirable.

*Our client will consider international doctors who do not have paid UK experience in areas’ whereby there is high demand, however you MUST meet the following requirements:*
* Minimum 10 years international Old Age Psychiatry experience – essential (this must be detailed in your CV).
* Valid GMC – essential.
* Right to work in the UK – essential (we *DO NOT* provide sponsorship).
* Excellent in verbal and written English – essential.
* Clinical attachment complete – desirable.

*About the Trust:*

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust (GMMH) employs around 6,400 people who make a difference across 109 locations.

Meeting the needs of around 65,000 service users each year, GMMH provides community and inpatient mental health care, alongside substance misuse services across the Northwest. 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 staff and service users at the leading edge of new mental health treatment and is working towards their objective of delivering the ‘best care, every day.

*How to apply?*

To find out more about this opportunity and others please call Olimpia D’Amato on 03330143652 to speak to our dedicated Specialist Recruiter.


_As an equal opportunities' organization, NHSP is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective bank members and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender reassignment, or marriage and civil partnership. We believe there is a strong case for the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda and we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply._

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: £100.00-£120.00 per hour

Expected hours: 20 – 50 per week

* Monday to Friday

Application question(s):
* Application question(s):
· Do you have a valid GMC? Do not apply if you do not have your GMC yet
· Do you have the right to work in the UK? (We do not offer sponsorship)
· Do you have 3-6 months NHS experience as a doctor? If yes please apply for this role
· Do you have references as a doctor that cover 2-3 years?
· Candidate to have MRCP and on the Specialist Register

* GMC (preferred)

Work Location: In person

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Dayly
Occupation: Older adult psychiatrist consultant
Min. Salary: 100

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