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Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult - Inpatient

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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Consultant Psychiatrist
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
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£77,913 - £105,042
19/02/2019 23:59

About the Trust

Formed in 2002, Pennine Care has grown to become a leading provider of community and mental health services.

Our vision is to deliver the best care to patients, people and families in our local communities, by working effectively with partners to help people to live well.

We provide services across six boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside and Glossop and Trafford – with a combined population of more than 1.3 million people.

Our 6,000 community and mental health staff work tirelessly to deliver the very best care – and provide around 2.4 million patient contacts each year. We are privileged that some of the most talented and leading experts choose to work for us.

We consider ourselves lucky to be based just a few miles from the wonderful city of Manchester. If you’re looking to re-locate, there’s no GREATER place to live and work than MANCHESTER.                                                  

Our city offers an outstanding, yet affordable quality of life. Where else does vibrant nightlife and diverse culture meet the peace and tranquillity of the rolling Pennines?

Consultant Inpatient General Adult Psychiatrist (11PAS) Plus an option to apply for lead consultant role (additional 2 mgt responsibility payments for this role along with training and support).

There are opportunities for posts as Inpatient Consultant Psychiatrist in Oldham paying 11 PAs to support this exciting, dynamic and developing borough with full ward team in a wonderfully refurbished ward environment in 2018.   There is also an opportunity to take on the role of lead Consultant for the borough.  This role will attract an additional 2 management responsibility payments. If you are interested in this please stipulate on your application that you are also applying for the lead role.  This can be an additional role or backfilled clinical time.


The Psychiatry Department is fully staffed covering a range of specialties including CAMHS, Working Age, ID, Older Age, Liaison and soon to commence Core24 full RAID services 24/7 covering the whole of this large Royal Oldham Hospital. The trust DME and Deputy Medical Director is on site and is highly supportive of educational, management and leadership opportunities to influence the development of services in the borough and beyond. You can be instrumental in supporting and leading change. Please feel free to phone and discuss your specific needs directly with the Lead Consultant, Dr Nihal Fernando on 07798608152, and we pride ourselves in supporting all staff in their specific needs and developmental goals.


Job description is pending Royal College approval.

No smoking policyDisability confident employer

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 Nihal Fernando, Lead Consultant Psychiatrist, Royal Oldham Hospital 0161 716 2109/2136


If you have problems applying, contact

0161 716 3181