Consultant Psychiatrist (Learning Disabilities)
Ref: CYG12527

  • Location
  • Cygnet Manor, Long Lane, Central Drive, Shirebrook, Mansfield, NG20 8BA
  • Salary
  • Up to £150,000 (depending on experience)
  • Closing date
  • 10/02/2021
  • Are you an outstanding Consultant Psychiatrist looking for new challenges, career development and a competitive salary?

    We have an excellent opportunity at Cygnet Manor & Cygnet Views for a Consultant Psychiatrist to join us on a full time basis.

    Cygnet Manor is a 20 bedded male and Cygnet Views is a 10 bedded female unit. They are high dependency complex care services for individuals with learning disabilities and other complex needs.

    In this role, your expertise will be the driving force for life-changing treatment – fully supported by a first-class multidisciplinary team. You will also play a key role in leading quality improvement initiatives across the region and you will be supported by Cygnet to obtain a higher qualification in Leadership and Management

    And you’ll have the opportunity to progress to Medical Director level through our management schemes and leadership programmes.

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


    Your role responsibilities…

    • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team (MDT)
    • Developing and delivering quality improvement initiatives throughout the region for Learning Disability services, while driving continuous improvement.
    • 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 1:6 to 1:8  2nd on-call rota for the region.

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • Salary  £150,000
    • Generous annual leave entitlement that increases with length of service
    • Specialist leadership programmes such as Level 5 Management & Leadership programme etc
    • 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
    • Experience of working in Adult Learning Disability  and CCT/CESR in Learning Disability
    • 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.  

    What next?

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

    Click the link to apply.


  • Job Description
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