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Specialty Doctor in General Adult Psychiatry

Elysium Healthcare
Horley, UK
Closing date
16 Jan 2021

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We are looking for a full and a part-time Specialty Doctor (non-consultant grade) to work in our two new General Adult units at Farmfield Hospital.

Farmfield Hospital is an 80 bed service comprising a 52 bed secure unit with both MSU and LSU wards and two x 14 bed acute general adult wards. The hospital is purpose-built and is centrally located with excellent transport links to London and Brighton.

As a Specialty Doctor, you will provide medical support to the Consultant, functioning as an active member of the multi-disciplinary team. Secretarial support is provided.

You will have excellent communication skills (both verbally and written) and the ability to build effective relationships with service users, colleagues and other professionals. Good IT skills are essential.

Duties include clerking in new service users, writing reports for ICRs, CPAs and hearings, attending and chairing meetings in the Consultant's absence, assessing physical health and requesting appropriate tests, prescribing medication and keeping medication charts up to date, completing request form for MoJ and SOADs, assessing service users for admission, liaising with external providers to ensure smooth transition when moving service users to and from Farmfield Hospital, completing ICR actions and keeping care notes dashboard up to date.

You may occasionally be asked to help on the forensic side if covering for the forensic associate specialist. You will not be on the on-call rota unless negotiated with management.

Elysium places great emphasis on continuous professional development and will actively support you in the development of your skills and knowledge and in the achievement of your personal development plan.

Our inclusive way of working has the service user as a true partner in their care. We recognise that each and every member of staff has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is with their dedication, passion and hard work that we can deliver excellent care programmes that truly benefit the patients.

About our benefits

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits:
  • Highly competitive salary
  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays and your birthday off
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
  • Life Assurance
  • Free meals and parking
  • Career Development opportunities
  • Wellbeing support and activities

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Every employee is valued and supported, as everyone has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is only with the dedication, passion and hard work from staff that excellent care programs that truly benefit the service users can be delivered.

To discuss this position in more detail, please contact the Farmfield Medical Director or Hospital Director, Dr Mark Harrison on or email .
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