Are you an outstanding Speciality or Associate Specialist Doctor looking for your next challenge in psychiatry?
Our client has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. They have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes. Their expert care enables thousands of individuals to consistently make a positive difference to their lives.
The hospital provides a range of low secure, specialist and psychiatric intensive care services for men and women, including a specialist personality disorder service for women. There are four wards offering single-sex male and female specialist mental health services in low secure and locked environments. This role will be working on a 16 bed male low secure service.
You will have the opportunity to progress your career to Consultant level through the prestigious CESR programme.
Salary up to £90,000 (depending on experience)
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
Tier 2 Sponsorship
CESR training-This programme will help you develop the skills you need to progress to Consultant level - and youll rotate within wards/services to gain valuable experience across various subspecialties.
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
Take part in the 1:7 on call rota
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
Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check