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Specialty Doctor

Location:
Harrow
Company:
Cygnet Health Care

Description

Specialty Doctor – Acute Mental Illness

Salary: Up to £85,000 pro rata (Depending on experience)
Location: Cygnet Hospital Harrow, HA1 3JL

Full-time or part-time considered

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 or part-time Specialty Doctor to shape services at Cygnet Hospital Harrow – while being fully supported by a Consultant Psychiatrist and first-class multidisciplinary team.

Cygnet Hospital Harrow provides a recovery focused service treating a wide range of mental health problems as well as a specialist diagnostic, assessment and inpatient service for individuals with mental health needs and who also have a dual diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder.

This post is based on Byron Ward, which is a 20 bed acute service which provides a safe and stabilising environment for individuals who are experiencing an acute episode of mental illness and require an emergency admission.

The post holder will be expected to participate in the “duty doctor” on-call rota at the hospital, and will be on call on a 1:5 rota.

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…

  • Salary up to £85,000 (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

We are looking for someone who is...

  • Fully GMC registered & MBBS (or equivalent) qualified
  • Experienced within a mental health setting and adult psychiatry
  • 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.

What next?
If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you.
Click the link to apply.

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