Specialty Doctor

Change Grow Live
Applications closing date: 02/06/2024
Manchester, United Kingdom
Job Type
Closing Date
Job Salary
£88,982.40 - £99,819.20
North West


Our core values are ‘Be open, be compassionate and be bold’ and our teams apply these daily offering support and respect in a safe environment, treating each user as an individual and working with them to find the right treatment and care options.    

Change Grow Live are looking to recruit a Specialty Doctor for our substance misuse treatment service in Manchester. You will work under the Consultant Psychiatrist and with a multi-disciplinary team to provide holistic care for clients. 

You will contribute to the service to ensure that service users consistently receive high quality services that adhere to the best practice guidelines and achieve high professional standards. You will provide clinical assessments, including relevant psychiatric and physical investigations, of a wide range of substance misusers presenting to the service. 

About the role:  

  • To provide a clinical assessment, including relevant psychiatric and physical investigation, of a wide range of substance misusers presenting to the service 
  • To keep accurate appropriate and up-to-date medical and administrative documentation including computer records 
  • To liaise closely with other relevant professionals and organisations including non-statutory addiction services, adult psychiatric services, general practitioners, medical colleagues, Social Services and Prison Services 
  • Initiate appropriate prescribing regimes to clients in line with national legislation/guidance and provide specialist prescribing assessments to opiate, stimulant, tranquilizer, barbiturate, alcohol dependent clients. 
  • Work with other team members to ensure effective administration in terms of record keeping discharge summaries and correspondence to other relevant bodies. 
  • Conduct phlebotomy tests if required and support nursing team in ensuring that the maximum number of service users are tested for BBVs and vaccinated against Hepatitis A and B 
  • Support nursing team to titrate patients safely on to a treatment regime. 
  • Attend multidisciplinary meetings, promoting the nomination of named link workers and actively supporting the implementation of integrated care pathways. 

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