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Consultant Psychiatrist - Recovery Team


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Consultant Psychiatrist - St Helens
Full time: 40 hours per week
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Peasley Cross
St Helens
£79,860 - £107,668 per annum pro rata
23/07/2020 23:59


Community Mental Health Psychiatry (General Adult)

Post 1: 10 PA Substantive/Fixed term position

Full time/Part time/job share

Service summary

A Consultant Psychiatrist post is available in our Recovery Team based at Harry Blackman House, in the grounds of Peasley Cross Hospital in St Helens.

St Helens Consultants are co-located on the site enhancing communication and promoting excellent patient care in services across the Borough. St Helens is known for its positive working relationships between staff and teams. 

Roles and Responsibilities

 The successful candidate will play a key leadership role in the service working alongside a well-resourced, experienced and enthusiastic community mental health team. The post holder will have to demonstrate a commitment to clinical excellence and should have the ability to work as part of multidisciplinary team. The main responsibilities will be to provide clinical, educational, managerial, and leadership contribution to the team. The post holder will work closely with colleagues in management, innovating to develop and maintain an excellent service.

You may also apply for this post as a fixed term opportunity. Please indicate in your application form whether you wish to apply for fixed term or substantive post.


 The Trust

The trust is committed to integrating mental and physical health services to deliver whole person care which supports our services users with all aspects of their health and wellbeing.

We are passionate about providing outstanding patient care which aligns with NHS England 6Cs – Care, Compassion, Commitment, Communication and Competence.

The Trust hosts undergraduates from UCLAN and Liverpool University with numerous opportunities to teach this cohort. There are also many opportunities to get involved in research and the trust has good links with Manchester and Liverpool University. There are  a opportunities  for leadership development and formal teaching roles in undergraduate and postgraduate education.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all employees to share this commitment. Appointments to regulated activities will require enhanced DBS disclosure.

This post is subject to an enhanced check with adults barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Successful candidates will either have a valid DBS check with the Trust or will be required to pay for the cost of the DBS Disclosure which is £47.50 for an enhanced disclosure, the cost of which will be deducted from first salary.



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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 Rajashekhar Madgula

Associate Medical Director St Helens

Tel: 01744627616


Julie Chadwick

Assistant Director Operations

St Helens Borough Leadership Team



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