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Consultant Psychiatrist Primary Intermediate Mental Health and Learning Disabilities


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Adult Psychiatry
10 Sessions
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Whitegate Manor
£79,860 - £107,668 pa
01/10/2019 23:59

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients. We employ more than 6,500 staff, have approximately 900 beds and have a planned turnover in excess of £410m for 2017/2018.


As one of the United Kingdom’s largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents – it’s not just a good place to work; it’s a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.


Our strategic vision for 2020 is:

As a high performing Trust, operating as part of an integrated care system, we will provide high quality, safe and effective care. This will be achieved in a financially sustainable way, through our skilled and motivated workforce”.

We are looking to recruit a Consultant Adult Psychiatrist for our Primary Intermediate Mental Health Team.  

This is a full time and permanent position.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Primary Mental Health and Learning Disability services which provides a multi-disciplinary primary mental health team, a  learning disability team integrated with Blackpool Council and an Improving Access to Psychological Therapies team.  We pride ourselves on working proactively and collaboratively to meet the needs of local people with common mental health conditions in a primary care setting and have positive relationships with colleagues in secondary mental health services. 

You must be fully registered with the General Medical Council and have completed or within 3 months of completion, of specialist higher training in adult psychiatry. 

Please note the Job Description is still with the Royal College for approval.  If there are any small changes we will ensure all applicants receive the final version before interview. 

AAC date for this post is 7th November. 





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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

For further details/informal visits contact:

Michelle Sowden Head of MH/LD services via

Dr John Sweeney Divisional Clinical Director via Adele Scott-Rattray Medical PA on 01253 956850