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Specialty Doctor - General Adult Psychiatry - Bolton Inpatient

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£52,530 to £82,400 per annum pro rata
Closing date
15 Dec 2023
Specialty Doctor

General Adult Inpatient, Rivington Unit, Royal Bolton Hospital.

10 PAs

Substantive Post

Main duties of the job

The Trust is seeking a specialty doctor in general adult inpatient psychiatry to join the inpatient team based at the Rivington Unit, Royal Bolton Hospital. This vacancy is an existing post which has arisen after the previous post holder moved to another post.

The post holder will work closely with the Consultant and other team colleagues in the Inpatient Service to develop a high quality, responsive, flexible and integrated service meeting the needs of its client group.

The doctor will formulate management plans in complex cases, advising the inpatient MDT and wider divisional teams on appropriate integrated care.

The doctor will take a proactive role in identifying risk and acting on the results to resolve problems at source wherever possible bearing in mind resources and priorities and liaising with line management.

About us
  • Largest mental health provider in Greater Manchester with focus on delivering excellent mental health care.
  • Posts across rural, suburban and urban settings.
  • Standard offer of 1.5 SPAs: 8.5 DCCs (pro rata).
  • Support for flexible and less than full-time working.
  • Opportunities to pursue a special interest.
  • The Trust is highly active in research and innovation and has links with a number of local universities.
  • Clear framework for interested colleagues to develop management and leadership skills and take up positions in leadership and management.
  • Access to in-house training including a Recovery Academy.
  • Structured and supported approach to appraisal and revalidation.
  • Agreed process for career breaks.
  • Relocation package.

Job description
Job responsibilities

For more information on this role and the duties involved please refer to the full job description attached.

Person Specification
  • Medical Degree
  • GMC Registration
  • Section 12
  • Experience in specialty
  • MRCPsych OR MRCPsych equivalent approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Employer details
Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Rivington Unit, Royal Bolton Hospital

Minerva Road



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