Consultant Psychiatrist - Female Acute Psychiatry

Location
Hexham, Northumberland
Posted
05 Nov 2020
Closes
02 Dec 2020
Ref
BMJ-12446/J103-A-20-21505
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an outstanding Consultant Psychiatrist looking for new challenges, career development and a competitive salary?

We have an excellent full-time opportunity at our new hospital Cygnet Hospital Hexham, opening in Autumn 2020. This role will be covering a 17bedded Female Acute Ward.

In this role, your expertise will be the driving force for life-changing treatment - fully supported by a Specialty Doctor and first-class multidisciplinary team.

And you'll have the opportunity to progress to Medical Director level through our management schemes.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects whilereaping the rewards of making a difference to others - every day.

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Your role responsibilities...
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team (MDT)
  • Take overall responsibility for patient treatment plans in conjunction with the MDT
  • Assess referrals & undertake mental state examinations of service users
  • Undertake appropriate investigations, diagnosis & treatment
  • Participate in ward rounds & clinical audits
  • Lead the implementation of risk assessment, risk management & embed clinical governance
  • Supervise reports for Mental Health Act tribunals & managers' hearings & attend hearings

Why Cygnet? We'll offer you...
  • Salary up to £150,000 (depending on experience)
  • Generous annual leave entitlement that increases with length of service
  • Study leave & support with CPD opportunities
  • Opportunity to undertake further learning and development
  • Medical indemnity cover
  • Company paid life assurance scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free meals on duty & cycle to work scheme
  • Access to the NHS Discount Scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit, providing fitness programmes, nutrition consultation & health checks
  • Relocation package will also be considered

We are looking for someone who is...
  • Fully GMC registered & MBBS (or equivalent) qualified
  • Registered on the specialist register (CCT/CESR), Section 12 and AC Status
  • Experienced & knowledgeable in adult psychiatry & mental health diagnosis
  • Knowledgeable of the Mental Health Act and Code of Practice, along with the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Code of Capacity
  • A first-rate communicator who can interview, assess & treat patients & write clear, comprehensive medical notes
  • Committed to continued professional development
  • Able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • A member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych) or equivalent

Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Cygnet Health Carehas 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.

We maintain a good relationship with our quality regulators and undergo regular inspections, with 85% of our services rated 'Good' or 'Outstanding'. We also operate an internal system of quality care, treatment and positive outcomes.

What next?

If you care about making a difference - we want to talk to you.

Click the link to apply.

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