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Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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Liaison Psychiatry
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Full time: 10 PAs
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£79,860 - £107,668 per annum
01/03/2020 23:59
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Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) is one of the leading mental health trusts in the UK.

Serving a population of 1.2million people, the Trust employs around 4750 people who make a difference across 130 locations. Situated in one of the most exciting and affordable cities in Europe, GMMH provides community and inpatient mental health care, alongside substance misuse services across the North West.

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 our staff and service users at the leading edge of new mental health treatments.

The Trust provides a range of specialist services including prison in reach across the North of England, a specialist centre for mental health and deafness and in patient perinatal mental health care.

We have been rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commission. Our substance misuse services and leadership were rated as ‘Outstanding’

Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist, Working Age Adults


Bolton Division

This is an exciting opportunity for a consultant psychiatrist to join the Mental Health Liaison Team (MHLT) within the Bolton Division of Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust.


This is a full-time appointment for a Consultant based at the Royal Bolton Hospital.


Together with a Consultant colleague, the successful candidate will lead a multidisciplinary team of CPN’s, Social Workers, Psychologists, Occupational Therapists.

This particular post covers the general adult population admitted to the Royal Bolton Hospital or attending the Emergency Department.

A Consultant already in post covers the elderly population.

Medical support is provided by Specialty Doctor and junior doctor.

The post holder will be involved in the assessment of referrals to the service and will take a major lead in the development of clinical practice with a special emphasis on establishing clinical effectiveness and on applying the Core 24 principles.

The job plan will be negotiated annually. Amendments will be agreed as necessary to recognise changes in service agreements, which result in changes in the responsibilities attached to the post.


Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust provides relocation support and  assistance to new employees of designated posts.

The Relocation Packages may  be offered in relation to designated posts and will be limited to a maximum value and will be subject to the Trust Relocation Policy.


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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

Dr A Juhas, Lead Consultant Psychiatrist, phone number 01204 483070

If you have problems applying, contact

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Harrop House
Bury New Road
M25 3BL
0161 358 1961


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