Specialty Doctor - Female Acute Psychiatry

Employer
Cygnet Doctors & Consultants
Location
Hexham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
9 Oct 2020

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Are you an outstanding Specialty or Associate Specialist Doctor looking for your next challenge in psychiatry - and a competitive salary?

With us, you'll have the opportunity to progress your career to Consultant level through our prestigious CESR programme.

We have an opportunity for a full-time Specialty Doctor to shape services at Cygnet Hospital Hexham - while being fully supported by a Consultant Psychiatrist and first-class multidisciplinary team.

In this position you will be based on the 17 bedded female acute ward. It provides state-of-the-art facilities and a multi-disciplinary treatment programme designed to assist service users in their recovery.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others - every day.

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Your role responsibilities...
  • Provide high quality treatment under the direction of a Consultant Psychiatrist
  • Assess referrals & undertake mental state examinations of service users
  • Participate in weekly ward rounds & attend multidisciplinary meetings
  • Attend Care Programme Approach & Section 117 meetings & mental health review tribunals
  • Provide up-to-date clinical information at all meetings
  • Ensure that medical decisions are implemented as planned
  • Audit medical services & ensure compliance with GMC & other professional guidelines
  • Uphold policies & procedures and contribute to service governance & development

Why Cygnet? We'll offer you...
  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous exam & study leave to attend CPD opportunities, conferences etc
  • Monthly CPD grand rounds where you'll attend educational meetings & have the opportunity to meet psychiatrists from across the region
  • Financial support for further training & personal development
  • Appraisal & peer supervision
  • Company paid life assurance scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the NHS Discount Scheme
  • Free meals on duty & cycle to work scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit, providing fitness programmes, nutrition consultation & health checks

We are looking for someone who is...
  • Fully GMC registered & MBBS (or equivalent) qualified
  • Experienced within a mental health setting
  • Able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Knowledgeable of mental health legislation & codes of practice
  • An excellent clinical decision maker, with sound judgement & ability to manage risk
  • A first-rate communicator who can interview, assess & treat patients & write clear, comprehensive medical notes
  • Committed to continued professional development
  • Preferably approved under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act & a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, or equivalent

Our CESR Programme

This programme will help you develop the skills you need to progress to Consultant level - and you'll rotate within wards/services to gain valuable experience across various subspecialties.

You'll also have an educational supervisor to review your progress and oversee your development - and you'll receive support with MRCPsych exams.

Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes. Our expert care enables thousands of individuals to consistently make a positive difference to their lives.

We maintain a good relationship with our quality regulators and undergo regular inspections, with 85% of our services rated 'Good' or 'Outstanding'. We also operate an internal system of quality care, treatment and positive outcomes.

What next?

If you care about making a difference - we want to talk to you.

Click the link to apply.

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