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Consultant Psychiatrist

53,830 P.A. ?
Care UK

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Break in to prison healthcare!

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role?

Do you want to lead and improve mental health services for a vulnerable population?

Then look no further…

We’re looking for a Consultant Psychiatrist to support the Regional Manager across our Dorset Health in Justice Prison cluster.

About the Job:

As the Consultant Psychiatrist for our Dorset prison cluster, you’ll provide dynamic leadership of the mental health profession across the Care UK Health in Justice services in Dorset (This covers HMP Guys Marsh, HMP The Verne & HMP Portland) and within this, you will be pivotal in engaging the mental health workforce to support the delivery of the organisation’s objectives, ensuring the provision of an effective high quality mental health workforce within the available resources.

As the Lead Psychiatrist, you’ll support the Regional manager in shaping the policies and strategies for developing and modernising mental health practice throughout the Health in Justice Service line in order to ensure high quality, safe and appropriate healthcare services for our patients.

Job requirements:

You'll be an experienced Psychiatrist with up to date knowledge in adult psychiatry and a strong awareness of current issues in mental health service provision, policy and legislation. With evidence of continued professional development, you'll be fully registered on the General Medical Council (GMC) - relevant to post and grade and have registration with the Royal College of Psychiatrists and have experience of management, leadership and accountability, as well as developing clinical services and in good standing with the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Department of CPD (established Consultants only).

Further Job Information

This is a full time role, working 22.5 hours per week. The base of the role is to be discussed at interview but the flexibility to travel across our Dorset Health in Justice Services is essential. Salary for this role is to be discussed at interview – dependent on skills and experience it can be up to £ [... Click Apply...] per annum (Pro Rata)

Please note that this role is subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to satisfactory receipt of references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

About Us:

Care UK is the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country. Our model of care is our Wellbeing Approach – an integrated, comprehensive approach in recognition of the fact prisoners are a socially-excluded group with healthcare needs which are complex and often associated with poor outcomes. It adopts the premise no single health/wellbeing factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care.

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