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Consultant Psychiatrist Adult Inpatients

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Adult Mental Health
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 10 sessions
Job ref
350-MED1335080-A
Site
Hartley Hospital, Southport
Town
Southport
Salary
£76,761 - £103,490 pro rata per annum
Closing
28/07/2020 23:59

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist inpatient and community mental health, learning disabilities, addiction services and acquired brain injury services for the people of Liverpool, Sefton and Kirkby, Merseyside. We also provide community physical health services in Liverpool and Sefton, secure mental health services for the North West of England, the West Midlands and Wales and specialist learning disability services across Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Merseyside. Our services are currently provided from 124 sites across the North West.

Our ambition is to deliver perfect care and become the world’s leading organisation in physical, mental health, addiction and learning disabilities. We set our own standards and goals for improvements in care rather than aiming to meet minimum standards set by other organisations. Our values are those of: Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Respect, Enthusiasm and Support. We are the first Trust in the UK to publicly commit and develop a policy to have zero suicides among people in our care by 2020.

We work closely with service users, carers and partner organisations, we've been able to make real improvements to our diverse range of services, from health and social care, right through to high secure provision. This passion to improve has been recognised by the CQC who have recently rated us “Good” overall and “Outstanding” for being well led.

Applications are invited for a full-time (10 PAs plus 10% R+R plus 1 additional programmed activity ) Consultant Psychiatrist.

At Mersey Care we are passionate about mental health and wellbeing, and delivering the best possible care for the people we serve. Quality, recovery and wellbeing are at the heart of everything that we do.

This posts has arisen in adult inpatients through retirement and service redesign, opening up an exciting opportunity to join an organisation with strong values and capable leadership, committed to all aspects of quality improvement.

Help us achieve our ambitious vision for the future, whilst living in the Liverpool City Region that offers an outstanding quality of life.

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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 Hannah Ruth

Hannah.Ruth@merseycare.nhs.uk