Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult Psychiatry
EPUT is looking to appoint an enthusiastic consultant who would provide medical leadership to the in-patient assessment unit (Peter Bruff ward) based at the Kingswood Centre, in Colchester. The consultant will have shared responsibility for the clinical care of those patients admitted to Peter Bruff which is a 17 bedded mixed gender ward. You will be expected to work closely with the team and the ward manager to ensure the provision of an effective service.
This assessment unit is a created as a new entity in this part of the Trust which facilitates rapid movement of patients in the system and appropriately allocating patients based on their needs to treatment unit or discharging them back to the Home Treatment or community teams. It is expected that the stay of patients in this unit will be brief and between 5-7 days.
You must have full GMC registration and be on the Specialist Register, with an appropriate CCT or be within six months of obtaining your CCT.
A generous recruitment premia is payable along with a relocation allowance (conditions apply) to the successful candidate.
For more information about this opportunity, please contact Dr Hemraj Pal, Clinical Director for NE Essex on 01206 228741
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