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Consultant in Liaison Psychiatry

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Trafford General and Wythenshaw Hospitals
South Manchester
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum
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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 in Liaison Psychiatry

Trafford and South Manchester Liaison Service

10 Programmed Activities

£77,913 - £105,042 per annum

We are seeking to appoint a consultant psychiatrist to the Liaison Service in Trafford General and Wythenshawe Hospitals. The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary team that is working towards becoming a CORE 24 service. This newly created post is an exciting opportunity to be involved in shaping and modernising mental health services in Manchester. The post has been approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.


The Liaison Service provides mental health care to Trafford General and Wythenshawe Hospitals. The successful candidate will support the team in the assessment and management of people over the age of 16. The diversity of clinical specialisms within Wythenshawe and Trafford is an exciting opportunity for learning and continuing professional development.


Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust provides a number of specialist mental health services supporting all of Greater Manchester, the North West and beyond. These include Forensic Mental Health services, Substance Misuse services, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, Mental Health and Deafness, Health and Justice providing a service into the prison estate in Greater Manchester and Lancashire, Specialist Psychological services providing services to veterans, as well as Perinatal Services. In addition to its mainstream acute and community services, the Trust provides a range of innovative arts and rehabilitation services based around the principles of recovery, and is committed to models of partnership working with local voluntary and third sector organisations. We are a dynamic and innovative Trust providing an excellent environment in which employees can develop and progress in their career. We value work-life balance and support our staff in achieving this.


Manchester is a vibrant city with a wealth of nationally acclaimed museums, art galleries and theatres. The city is also known internationally for its music and sporting reputation, as well as for its shops, restaurants and lively night life. There are many lifestyle options open to those living in the city, with city centre apartments, semi-urban areas with an arty student atmosphere, and more developed suburbs with excellent schools and housing options. Road and rail links make it easy to get out into the fantastic surrounding countryside, with the National Parks of the Peak District, Lake District and Snowdonia all within easy reach.


The Trust is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Please refer to the job description and person specification for further details about the post.

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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 Boben Benjamin (Lead Consultant)



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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