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      Locum Consultant in Adult Psychiatry

      Location: Lancashire

      Salary: Negotiable Hourly Rates

      Contract Type: Locum

      Locum Consultant in Adult Psychiatry

      We are seeking a Locum Consultant in Adult Psychiatry for a NHS based role in the Lancashire area. The role is to cover a 12 bedded inpatient role with specialty doctor support. This is a long term role for a locum consultant to cover a vacant post.


      • Full time Opportunity, 40 hours per week paid.
      • This is an ongoing role covering a currently vacant job post.
      • On Calls are available if desired and paid in addition
      • Hourly Rates are highly negotiable and pay is on a weekly basis
      • Mentus Recruitment offer an easy and efficient onboarding process
      • Work From Home or Condensed working hours are negotiable
      • Mentus Recruitment can act as your designated body and provide full appraisal and revalidation services.


      Job Description: 

      • The Locum Consultant Psychiatrist will oversee the medical leadership of the ward and be the responsible clinician for the patients on the ward.
      • Alongside the specialty doctor on the ward, you will oversee assessments of new referrals to the ward and undertake mental state examinations of service users
      • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team (MDT)
      • Take overall responsibility for patient treatment plans in conjunction with the MDT
      • Undertake appropriate investigations, diagnosis & treatment
      • Participate in ward rounds
      • Complete all reports and paperwork in a professional way and within efficient time frames.



      • Fully GMC registered & MBBS (or equivalent) qualified
      • Section 12 and AC Status – Essential
      • Registered on the specialist register (CCT/CESR)- Desirable
      • Experienced & knowledgeable in adult psychiatry & mental health diagnosis
      • Knowledgeable of the Mental Health Act and Code of Practice, along with the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Code of Capacity
      • A first-rate communicator who can interview, assess & treat patients & write clear, comprehensive medical notes
      • Able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team

      Please send us your CV today or feel free to give our friendly team a call for more information.

      We look forward to hearing from you

      Phone: 01920 456850


      Thomas Willcock

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      Thomas Willcock

      Recruitment Specialist

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