Consultant Psychiatrist, Older Adults - Blackpool | Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 23 November 2020
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £82,096 - £110,683 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 23 December 2020
Location: Blackpool, FY4 4FE
Company: Lancashire Care Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 2725560/351-MED347-AL

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Consultant Older Adult Psychiatrist - 10.5 PAs(including on call)

*WITH RECRUITMENT INCENTIVE * - Please contact us for further details

In-patient Service The Harbour, Blackpool

Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust is currently seeking a Consultant Older Adult Psychiatrist, to be part of a contingent of 9 Older Adult Consultant Psychiatrists in the locality, within our Mental Health Network. The Older Adult mental health services in the Network provide both community-based and in-patient services, across Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Along with various community settings, LSCFT boasts an award winning state of the Art in-patient unit, The Harbour in Blackpool, which provides the major portion of inpatient services for the older adult and adult mental health services. The post holder is supported by 3 other Older Adult Consultant Psychiatrists in leading and delivering in-patient services at The Harbour.

The hospital was designed with extensive input from service users and clinicians and is based on good practice guidance and 'safety by design' to ensure that it can provide high quality care. The ethos of the unit is to provide therapeutic care which is empowering, person centred, needs led, and focuses on promoting recovery and independence.

We recognise the demands on our in-patient workforce and staff at Harbour have access to excellent facilitates including a Gym and regular well-being sessions.

This post is also offered with a recruitment incentive.*

The Role:
• Average caseload 14 patients covering functional and organic wards
• High Staffing ratio- 4 consultants, 2 SAS and 6 Juniors to cover 4 wards
• 2.5 SPAs as standard
• Excellent opportunities to develop as an Educator, Medical Manager, Appraiser or an Academic Researcher
• Excellent Older Adult peer group support
• Fantastic newly built accommodation available

Applicants should hold full GMC registration and be included on the Specialist register of the GMC or they should be eligible for entry to the Specialist Register within 6 months of the interview date.

This advert closes on Wednesday 25 Nov 2020

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