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Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
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Various Trust sites
Medical payscale relevant to role
03/02/2020 23:59

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Medical Staffing - Qualified Doctors (Bank)

Medical payscale relevant for role

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist inpatient and community mental health, learning disabilities, addiction services and acquired brain injury services for the people of Liverpool, Sefton and Kirkby, Merseyside. We provide community physical health services in Liverpool and Sefton, secure mental health services for the North West of England, the West Midlands and Wales and specialist learning disability services across Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Merseyside. We are one of only three trusts in the country that provide these services.

Our clinical services are provided across 80 sites across the North West. Our teams are supported by a corporate team based at our offices in Kings Business Park, Prescot, Merseyside. Over 8,000 staff serves a population of almost 11 million people.

We are looking to recruit suitably qualified doctors to work across all grades and specialties, for work ranging from a single shift to an extended post, with evening, weekend and on-call shifts available. Specialties include; general psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, specialist learning disabilities and physical community care.

As this is Bank work, it is on an ‘as and when’ basis with no guaranteed hours.

Full Registration with the GMC is required, as well as having achieved the appropriate level of competencies to carry out the role you have been employed to do.

Duties within the shifts which you are booked to fulfill are:

  • to liaise between nurses, other clinicians, patients, relatives in order to support safe care
  • to attend and participate in multidisciplinary team meetings, ward rounds, board rounds, referral meetings
  •  to provide appropriate workplace supervision to other staff as and when needed as requested
  • to maintain high standards of professionalism, especially in relation to documentation
  • to arrive on time for the shift and be available for work from the arranged start time
  • to co-operate with the workforce team in relation to the administration of the shift
  • attend local induction as appropriate when working in new areas
  • to comply with all local policies and procedures, including upholding the trust’s values and behaviors’

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trust’s policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

If successful this vacancy will require an Enhanced DBS at a cost of £47.50.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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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