Responsible Clinician/ Consultant Psychiatrist
Ref: CYG10129

  • Location
  • Cygnet St Teilo House, Goshen Street, Rhymney, Gwent, NP22 5NF
  • Salary
  • Up to £150,000 pro rata (Depending on Experience)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 25/07/2020
  • Are you an enthusiastic and experienced Consultant Psychiatrist looking for a new challenge? Do you want to join an organisation that truly lives its values?

    An exciting new opportunity has become available for a full time or part-time Consultant Psychiatrist to join our team at Cygnet St Teilo House. As part of Cygnet Health Care, one of the UK’s leading independent providers of mental healthcare, Cygnet St Teilo House is a fantastic place to take your career forward.

    We are considering candidates on both a part-time and full-time basis to provide psychiatric care to adult inpatients and residents of at Cygnet St Teilo House. This is a 23 bed inpatient locked service for adults (18 – 65) specialising in high dependency inpatient rehabilitation in a safe and comfortable environment. The service aims to promote efficient rehabilitation and recovery and understand, stabilise and break the traumatic cycles of relapse that can impact an individual’s life.

    The post holder will be the Responsible Clinician and will oversee and maintain the care of all ward inpatients as required, and any linked step-down services.  The post holder will also have responsibility for auditing the medical services rendered at the ward and ensuring their good quality in accordance to GMC standards of good medical practice and other relevant professional guidelines.  Moreover, the post holder will have responsibility for upholding the Company’s policies and procedures and protecting the Company’s interests as appropriate.

    The post holder will be responsible to the Clinical Director via the Medical Director, and will be responsible for the clinical supervision of middle grade doctors.

    As a fully registered member of the GMC, you will be a consultant with senior leadership experience in mental health. You will be required to provide strong, visible leadership in the provision of effective and high quality services for our high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service. You will be supported by vibrant, well-resourced multi-disciplinary teams, with an absolute focus on delivering superior patient care through a range of proven models of treatment.


     Candidate Profile:

    • Full GMC Registration, Section 12 and AC Status
    • Recent experience at a senior level in General Adult Psychiatry as well
    • Approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act
    • MRCPsych or equivalent
    • Ability to work alongside and lead a multidisciplinary team
    • In-depth knowledge of Mental Health Legislation
    • Knowledge of risk assessment and risk management principles
    • Proven record of Continued Professional Development (CPD)
    • Excellent communication skills


    In return, we will offer you:

    • A highly competitive salary paying up to £150,000
    • NHS Discount Card
    • Free meals during working hours
    • Generous annual leave entitlement which increases with length of service
    • An excellent and flexible working environment
    • A strong emphasis on continued professional development to include CPD support, PDP programmes and study leave with funding support
    • Active participation in clinical governance and allied support meetings
    • Appraisal and revalidation support
    • Opportunity to undertake further learning and development
    • Medical indemnity cover
    • Contributory pension scheme
    • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
    • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks


    About Us

     At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients and their families. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care. Our expert and highly dedicated care enables 2200 individuals across 108 services to consistently make a positive difference to their lives, through service-user focused care and rehabilitation.

    Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

     *Please note - speculative recruitment emails are not to be sent directly to our clinical staff, these need to go via our internal recruitment team. If speculative candidates are sent directly to a member of the clinical team, we will consider these candidates as our own.*
    Are you seeking a new and rewarding challenge where you can make a positive change?
    Please click the link to apply.


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