Applications are invited for a Consultant post (10 Programmed Activities) in the Salford Learning Disabilities Service within Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust.
The Trust is ideally situated to support a healthy work / life balance. We are a dynamic and innovative trust providing an excellent environment in which employees can develop and progress in their career. With our Trust Head Quarters just 3 miles to the north of Manchester City Centre our employees can also enjoy all of the benefits of excellent transport links, great restaurants, a vibrant night life, three local major Football Clubs, City Centre shops and the Trafford centre all within easy reach.
This is a substantive post and is offered on a full time basis (10 Programmed Activities).
Applicants are encouraged to apply for posts at Greater Manchester West who have direct experience of mental health, learning disability or drug and alcohol services either as a service user or a carer.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr David Hughes
**Please note, this vacancy may be closed at any time if sufficient applications have been received**
Important Information about working for GMW:
This appointment will be subject to a satisfactory completion of a 6 month probationary period for new starters to the Trust. You will receive all necessary training and support during this period. Further details are contained within the Trust’s Performance Improvement Policy.
All positions within the Trust are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks. This position is also subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. If successful in your application the Trust will pay the initial cost of the DBS, currently £4769 and this will be reclaimed from your first salary payment (if in Band 3 or above) upon commencement, or your first two salary payments (if in Bands 1 or 2) upon commencement.
If you are appointed to the post, you will be required to provide evidence of a satisfactory DBS check on a 3 yearly basis.
To achieve this, the Trust recommends that you sign up for the DBS update service (£13 annual subscription fee currently) which is an automated process. You may choose to have a DBS carried out by the Trust of a three yearly basis instead, however, you will be required to pay for the cost of this check at the time (currently £4769)
GMW have made the Apprenticeship Promise and as part of that promise will consider all Band 1 to 4 vacancies as Apprenticeship Opportunities. Applicants are encouraged to apply for posts at Greater Manchester West who have direct experience of mental health, learning disability or drug and alcohol services either as a service user or a carer.
GMW requires all Band 2 Health Care applicants to achieve a Care Certificate if not already done so.
The Trust is also committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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. The UK Visas and Immigration department 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 UK Visas and Immigration website.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.
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