Consultant Psychiatrist
Ref: CYG10965


  • Location
  • Cygnet Taunton, Orchard Portman, Taunton, TA3 7BQ
  • Salary
  • Up to £150,000 (Depending on experience)
  • Closing date
  • 09/10/2020
  • Consultant Psychiatrist
    Salary: Up to £150,000 (Depending on Experience)
    Location: Taunton, Somerset TA3 7BQ

     

    Are you an outstanding Consultant Psychiatrist looking for new challenges, career development and a competitive salary?

    We have an excellent full-time opportunity at Cygnet Hospital Taunton. This is role would provide psychiatric leadership and care to patients within our 9 bedded mixed older adult acute ward, as well for 6 working age adult male acute beds.

    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.  

    Cygnet Hospital Taunton provides specialist inpatient services for older adults with mental health problems and for men diagnosed with a learning disability. The hospital also provides an acute inpatient admissions service for men over the age of 18.

    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…

    • 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
    • Participate in the 1 in 6/7 telephone on-call rota

     

    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 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.  

    Cygnet Hospital Taunton is situated in a rural setting amongst Taunton farmland, within acres of peaceful fields. This quiet and tranquil environment offers great benefit to our service users who are able to walk in the expansive hospital grounds and take in the countryside scenery. Taunton town centre offers contrast to the quieter country life with market places, shopping malls and many other entertainment areas such as restaurants, theatres and cinemas.

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

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Taunton provides specialist inpatient services for older adults with mental health problems and for men diagnosed with a learning disability. The hospital also provides an acute inpatient admissions service for men over the age of 18.

    The hospital is situated in a rural setting amongst Taunton farmland, within acres of peaceful fields. This quiet and tranquil environment offers great benefit to our service users who are able to walk in the expansive hospital grounds and take in the countryside scenery.

    Taunton town centre offers contrast to the quieter country life with market places, shopping malls and many other entertainment areas such as restaurants, theatres and cinemas.

     

    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.

  • Job Description
  • Taunton_consultant_psych_job_description_1_.doc

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