Consultant Psychiatrist - CAMHS
Ref: CYG10969

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  • Location
  • Cygnet Godden Green, Godden Green, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 0JR
  • Salary
  • Up to £150,000 (Depending on experience)
  • Closing date
  • 27/09/2020
  • Consultant Psychiatrist
    Salary: Up to £150,000 (Depending on experience)
    Location: Sevenoaks, TN15 0JR

    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 Godden Green. This is an integrated Tier 4 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) with a DfE registered school and PICU service for women. This is a full time position (10 Programmed Activities) based across two wards, Knole and Riverhill, holding responsibility for 12 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.  

    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
    • On Specialist Register for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry or be  within 6 months (at the scheduled time of the advisory appointments committee) of being accepted for the Specialist Register for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    • Widespread and detailed experience of assessment and management of patients in Child and Adolescent psychiatry
    • 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.  

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

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Godden Green operates an integrated Tier 4 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) with a DfE registered school, the Knole Development Centre. Our specialist pathway offers an open acute admissions service (Knole Ward), and a pre-discharge wing (Littleoaks) to allow for a smooth transition for patients returning home to their families.

    The hospital is situated in the beautiful countryside of the Kent Weald, near Sevenoaks. Its location, in over an acre of its own grounds, helps the hospital provide a calm and therapeutic environment.

     

    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
  • Godden_Green_Job_Description_Consultant_Child_and_Adolescent_Psychiatrist_CAMHS.docx

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