Associate Specialist - Forensic Psychiatry (PICU)
Ref: CYG10309

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  • Location
  • Cygnet Blackheath, 80-82 Blackheath Hill, Blackheath, London SE10 8AD
  • Salary
  • Up to £90,000 (Depending on experience)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 06/08/2020
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    Associate Specialist – Forensic Psychiatry (PICU)

    Salary: Up to £90,000 (Depending on experience)
    Location: Blackheath, SE10 8AD

     

    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 Specialty Doctor to shape services at Cygnet Hospital Blackheath while being fully supported by a Consultant Psychiatrist and first-class multidisciplinary team.

    This role is based on Tyler ward, our PICU service which provides assessment and treatment for men who are experiencing an acute period of mental illness. The ward consists of 15 beds, and provides state-of-the-art facilities alongside a multi-disciplinary treatment programme designed to assist patients in their recovery.

     

    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 £90,000 (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
    • 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.

     

     

     

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Blackheath provides inpatient low secure and PICU services for men with a mental health illness.

    All service users have their own en-suite room, furnished to a high standard. They also have access to our full range of facilities, including state of the art therapy rooms, a gym, secure garden and kitchen.

    The hospital is set in a quiet, easily accessible location close to London, just off Blackheath Hill, within easy reach of the major road networks.

     

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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