Responsible Officer
Ref: CYG12544

  • Location
  • 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA
  • Salary
  • £10,000 - £15,000pa Supplement
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 18/01/2021
  • Role: Responsible Officer

    Location: National

    Salary: £10,000 - £15.000pa Supplement on top of full time salary

    Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs and learning disabilities within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care.

    Our expert and highly dedicated care team of 8800 employees empower 3000 individuals across 140 services to consistently make a positive difference to their lives, through service-user focused care and rehabilitation.

    Cygnet Health Care have an exciting internal opportunity to take on the role of Responsible Officer.

    The Role:

    To lead in medical revalidation for Cygnet Health Care. The core components are to improve patient safety, improve effectiveness of care, and improve the patients’ experience by ensuring their views are integral to doctors’ evaluations. The Responsible Officer needs:

    • To develop, produce and introduce required policies, procedures and protocols necessary to ensure that the organisation is able to fulfil its obligations as a Designated Body including clinical and corporate governance and where necessary, such changes as are required to the Constitution of the organisation.
    • To work with the organisation Medical Appraisal Lead to ensure that the doctors who have a prescribed connection take part in annual appraisal.
    • To establish and implement procedures to investigate concerns about a doctor’s fitness to practise raised by patients of members or colleagues or arising from another source.


    Training and Development

    The post holder will be expected to attend and contribute to academic meetings and to adhere to the professional standards for CPD as set out by the GMC, the Department of Health and the Royal College of Psychiatrists. 



  • Job Description
  • JD_Responsible_Officer.docx

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