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Consultant Psychiatrist

Employer
Elysium Healthcare
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Jul 2021

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Join the team at Ty Grosvenor as a Consultant Psychiatrist on their transitional improvement journey and be part of meaningful change to continue to improve the service. It's a great opportunity to make your mark and drive positive change, with support from a Medical Secretary and Specialist Doctor.

Accepting this role would see you join this experienced inpatient Mental Health service to provide care for men and women with personality disorders and mental health conditions, where you will focus on equipping people with the appropriate skills for community living.

You will have overall clinical responsibility for the 24-hour management of in-patients, including implementing assessments for referrals, overseeing the Care Programme Approach, delegating responsibility and accountability to the Associate Specialists and other medical staff.

As a member of the Medical Directorate, you will be responsible for advising the wider team on psychiatric and medical concerns, which will see you design and deliver training to staff of all disciplines, in particular, the medical staff.

Ty Grosvenor is situated in the heart of Wrexham, commutable from Chester, Crewe, Ruthin, Whitchurch and surrounding areas.

You will have the opportunity for regular career development to ensure you're on the cutting edge and at the top of your game. You'll have access to excellent CPD, plus access to a large peer group of enthusiastic and high-calibre consultants.

Other responsibilities:

Jointly, within the Medical Directorate, develop and review Directorate policies and procedures to meet requirements of statutory bodies
Participate in making appropriate responsible Medical Officer arrangements to cover the 24-hour operation
Operationally manage within agreed standards, targets, timetables and constraints, following operational and strategic objectives in the Medical Service Level Agreement
Administration of the Mental Health Act, Clinical Policy, Clinical Standards and associated administrative tasks in respect of patients
Exercise professional leadership and institute, manage and evaluate through audit a medical service, ensuring that clinical policy, practice and its application is research-based and of a good standard
Be jointly responsible with the General Practitioner for the provision of medical services appropriate to patients in this service

To be successful in this role, you will:

Be medically qualified, MRC Psych or equivalent
Be innovative and imaginative with the ability to initiate corporate decisions
Have essential understanding of current developments in psychiatry and other aspects of mental health
Have substantial knowledge of change management, relevant legislation, contemporary issues in mental health, knowledge of and experience in purchaser/provider contractual issues
Have previous Consultant experience in a management role

What you will get

Competitive annual salary
The equivalent of 30 days annual leave (pro-rata) - plus your birthday off!
Free meals
Career development and training
Pension contribution
Life AssuranceThere are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

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 an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure
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