Specialty Doctor - Female Acute
Ref: CYG11125

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  • Location
  • Cygnet Kewstoke, Beach Road, Kewstoke, BS22 9UZ
  • Salary
  • Up to £85,000 (Depending on experience)
  • Closing date
  • 21/10/2020
  • Specialty Doctor

    Salary: Up to £85,000 (Depending on experience)
    Location: Cygnet Hospital Kewstoke, BS22 9UZ

     

    Are you an outstanding Specialty Doctor looking for your next challenge in psychiatry?

    Join us at Cygnet and you’ll have the opportunity to progress your career to Consultant level through our prestigious CESR programme.

    We have an excellent opportunity for a full-time Speciality Doctor to shape services at Cygnet Hospital Kewstoke within Sandford Ward.

    Sandford Ward is our 16 bed Female Acute Inpatient Mental Health ward which provides a safe and stabilising environment for women who may require an emergency admission or are in crisis. 

    Cygnet Hospital Kewstoke has more than 16 acres of landscaped grounds and overlooks the Bristol Channel. This beachside location, just outside Weston-super-Mare, provides a quiet, peaceful and therapeutic environment which can offer service users a broad range of therapies including CAT, CBT, Schema Therapy, EMDR & DBT.

    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
    • Participate in on call rota and be on call 1:6

     

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • Salary up to £85,000 (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
    • Access to the NHS Discount Scheme
    • Contributory pension scheme & company paid Life Assurance scheme
    • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
    • Free meals on duty & cycle to work scheme
       

    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.
     

    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

     

    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 2,200 individuals across 108 services 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 Kewstoke provides an emergency admissions service for men and a pathway for women from low secure to rehabilitation including a specialist service for personality disorder.

    The hospital has more than 16 acres of landscaped grounds and overlooks the Bristol Channel. This beachside location, just outside Weston-super-Mare, helps us provide a quiet, peaceful and therapeutic environment which can offer service users a broad range of therapies including CAT, CBT, Schema Therapy, EMDR & DBT.

    The hospital provides 58 inpatient beds within a low secure setting, including a male PICU within the same secure perimeter. All bedrooms are single, with en-suite bathrooms, and each of the four wards has its own garden or terrace. There is a fully equipped gym and activities suite.

     

    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
  • Kewstoke_Sandford_Job_Description_Speciality_Doctor.doc

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