Medical Director / Consultant Psychiatrist
Ref: CYG11465

  • Location
  • Cygnet Bierley, Bierley Lane, Bradford, BD4 6AD
  • Salary
  • Up to £160,000 (depending on experience)
  • Closing date
  • 03/11/2020
  • Are you an outstanding Medical Director or ambitious Consultant Psychiatrist looking for new challenges, career development and a competitive salary?

    We have an excellent opportunity at Cygnet Hospital Bierley. This is a full-time position providing psychiatric care to female patients aged 18-65 at Cygnet hospital Bierley. Denholme ward is a female Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) for up to 12 women. As the hospital medical director the successful candidate will provide visible leadership for medical staff on both professional and managerial issues at Cygnet Hospital Bierley.

    In this role, you’ll combine clinical expertise with sound strategic acumen and inspiring leadership to oversee the delivery of the very best care.

    Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others – every day.


    Your role responsibilities…

    Medical Director: 

    • Lead on all aspects of clinical practice & serve as an example of operational excellence
    • Ensure optimal clinical outcomes for the people in our care
    • Provide expert knowledge & support within the service & to the wider team
    • Ensure quality & compliance with internal & external standards & regulations
    • Work with colleagues to provide integrated, whole person treatment & care
    • Coach, mentor & train colleagues

    Consultant Psychiatrist

    • 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


    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • Salary up to £160,000 (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 with a relevant medical qualification
    • An accomplished leader & clinician with strong line management & communication skills
    • Experienced within a mental health setting and a multidisciplinary team
    • Knowledgeable of all aspects of clinical governance
    • Skilled in medical appraisals, clinical supervision, case investigation & case management

    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 Bierley provides a range of low secure, specialist and psychiatric intensive care services for men and women, including a specialist personality disorder service for women.

    What next?

    If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you.

    Click the link to apply.


  • Job Description
  • JD_CONSULTANT_Denholme_PICU_Bierley.doc

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