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Consultant / Specialty Doctor – PICU Mental Health

Job Reference: J10-A-21-4844

NHS Professionals - Doctors
Mental Health
Bury New Road, Prestwich, Manchester

Consultant / Specialty Doctor – PICU Mental Health

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust


Doctors Direct are part of NHS Professionals and owned by the Department of Health and Social Care, which means that we are part of the NHS family and sets us apart from locum agencies. Saving money and providing only the highest quality locum cover to our partner Trusts is at the very heart of what we do.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Consultant & Specialty Doctor to work with us at The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust in Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust.

reater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust provides community-based and inpatient mental health care and treatment to a population of 1.2 million people living in Bolton, Salford, Trafford and Manchester.

The Trust provides a wide range of more specialised mental health and 'outstanding' substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the North West of England and beyond. We provide in-reach services to prisons across the north of England and secure mental health services for the North West of England.

We are proud to have one of only three national sites offering specialist mental health care for people who are deaf and an inpatient mother and baby unit that provides perinatal mental health care.

We employ 4750 members of staff, who deliver services from more than 130 locations . Over a 12 month period, we see in the region of 53,000 service users.

Staff at GMMH work to improve lives with a culture based on five core values:

  • We are caring and compassionate
  • We inspire hope
  • We work together
  • We value and respect
  • We are open and honest

GMMH is one of the most active research trusts in the UK, with one of the highest levels of recruitment to clinical trials for mental health. This puts our staff and service users at the leading edge of new mental health treatments.


Doctors Direct recruit to the highest of NHS standards and all applicants for this role should meet pre-screening requirements before applying.


  • Full GMC licence to practice
  • Minimum of 6 months experience in and NHS Trust within the last 2 years


Why Choose Doctors Direct?

Doctors Direct are part of the NHS and do not charge our partner Trusts the expensive fees associated with private locum agencies. That means every shift worked by one of our members helps save money for the Trust and the wider NHS. These vital saving can then be reinvested into what matters most, patient care and safety.

Not only do members of Doctors Direct help save money for the NHS, they receive fantastic benefits including;

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Paid annual leave
  • A dedicated account manager
  • Flexibility of work, with shifts that suit you
  • Book and review shifts online


Want to know more?

Find out more about how working locum shifts through Doctors Direct canwork for youor visit our onsite teams. Find yournearest Trust here.

We have exciting career opportunities available for doctors across many grades and specialties. Once registered, you will be able to view and work in your chosen specialty and grade at any of our partner Trusts across England. If you would like to discuss career opportunities further, call us on 0144 290 2016 or email where our dedicated team can help you find your next opportunity.

Doctors Direct part of NHS Professionals works in partnership with NHS Trusts to provide high quality flexible staff to Acute and Primary Care Organisations across England.

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