Consultant Psychiatrist - Complex Needs

11 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Consultant Psychiatrist to work for one of the UK's largest and most well-respected specialist Adult Healthcare providers. Their Colchester site accommodates for 62 adults (men and women) with learning disabilities and other complex needs such as autism, personality disorder, mental health conditions, forensic history and challenging behaviours. This is a brilliant opportunity for a Consultant Psychiatrist who is looking to gain exposure of working with a variety of conditions.

My client's great reputation for providing exceptional standards of care and has been shown through their consistent outcomes with both service users and governing bodies. The hospital has a fully equipped activity centre both on and off-site so that opportunities for rehabilitation are maximised.

Main Duties:

• Responsible for around 23 patients with mild to moderate Learning Disability and other comorbid metal disorders
• Clinical supervision of middle grade doctors
• Contributing to Clinical Governance meetings
• Working with the rest of the multi-disciplinary team supporting the therapy plans
• Auditing the medical services rendered at the hospitals
• Maintenance and monitoring of standards of care set out by the GMC and the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
• Effectively streamlining and managing admissions and discharges
• Liaising with local GP and general hospitals to address and manage inpatients' health most effectively

Qualifications and Experience:

• MRCPsych or equivalent
• Full GMC registration
• Membership of Royal College of Psychiatrists, Physicians, General Practitioners or equivalent.
• Experience of working in Learning Disabilities at a Senior level
• Excellent communication skills

In return you will receive:

• Generous annual leave entitlement (increasing with length of service)
• Enhanced pay for being on call out of hours
• Study leave
• CPD opportunities
• Company pension scheme
• Free meals on duty
• Long service awards
• Employee discount scheme
• Further learning and development opportunities
• Relocation package (if needed)

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