4 Oct 2017

Permanent Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust – Posted by Lancashire Care NHS Foundation TrustAnywhere

Job Description

2 x permanent full time posts

Salary: Within the range: £76,761 – £103,490

The secure (forensic) services are based at Guild Lodge in Preston where inpatient facilities are available in medium and low secure environments. There are inpatient beds to provide locked (step down) rehabilitation. The services also provide healthcare to five prisons in Lancashire.

We are now seeking to recruit two Consultant Forensic Psychiatrists to join our well established team of 13 Consultants. This post will provide an excellent opportunity to develop a special interest in education and teaching, research, and management.
The post will be based at Guild Lodge (Preston) with responsibility for inpatients. The post also involves providing psychiatric input to prisons on a sessional basis. The candidate will work in multi-disciplinary teams.

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. A CCT in Forensic Psychiatry would be desirable. A commitment to education and training or other evidence of academic achievement will be an advantage.

It is a requirement that applicants are Section 12 Approved at the time of commencing employment and have or are eligible to have Approved Clinician Status. Remuneration will be as set out in the terms of the New Consultant Contract according to previous experience, based on Ten Programmed Activities (PAs) per week.

The Associate Medical Director is keen to discuss with candidates the exciting new developments in the services and interested applicants can contact Dr Steve Noblett (Secure Services, Mental Network) on 01772 773654 or steve.noblett@lancashirecare.nhs.uk for more information.

Please note that these posts are subject to DBS enhanced clearance.

The closing date for applications is 23 October 2017.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 14 November 2017.

How to Apply

To apply for this role or for more information, please follow the attached link. http://jobs.lancashirecare.nhs.uk/job/UK/Lancashire/Preston/Lancashire_Care_NHS_Foundation_Trust/Forensic_Psychiatry/Forensic_Psychiatry-v776988?_ts=24581 The job reference number for this post is 351-MED148-SD

Job Categories: NHS. Job Types: Permanent. Job Tags: consultant, Forensic, health, and psychiatrist. Job expires in 17 days.

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