Consultant Psychiatrist - General Adolescent Unit
Ref: CYG06315

  • Location
  • Cygnet Sheffield, 83 East Bank Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 3PX
  • Salary
  • Up to £150,000 (Depending on Experience)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 30/09/2019
  • Are you a Consultant CAMHS Psychiatrist looking for a new opportunity? Cygnet Sheffield may have the perfect role for you.


    A new and exciting opportunity has become available for a Consultant CAMHS Psychiatrist to join our multidisciplinary team at Cygnet Hospital Sheffield on General Adolescent Unit.


    Cygnet Hospital Sheffield offers CAMHS Tier 4 PICU, CAMHS acute and CAMHS low secure services over three wards. They provide individualised care for young people who are experiencing a mental health crisis, and whose needs mean they cannot be supported in community settings or they may require a longer stay in an inpatient setting. The services provide safe, therapeutic environments with a focus on helping the young person stabilise, so that hospital treatment is no longer required.


    Pegasus Ward is a 13 bed general adolescent acute service, providing support for young people, both male and female, and is focused on helping them return home. The service is dedicated to helping young people maintain their school placements, if possible, and admissions can be either formal or informal.


    The Opportunity


    In this role, the Consultant Psychiatrist will be expected to work collaboratively with the onsite multidisciplinary team which includes a wide range of professional disciplines and to work closely with NHS clinicians and commissioners who contract services from the hospital.


    This is a full time position (10 Programmed Activities) Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist post, which will based on the 13 bed adolescent acute service at Cygnet Hospital, Sheffield. The post holder will be expected to work as part of a multidisciplinary team which will include a wide range of professional disciplines and will work collaboratively with the NHS clinicians and commissioners who contract services from the hospital. The Unit will receive referrals from all over England.


    The Consultant Psychiatrist will be expected to lead on the provision of high quality care to the young people admitted to Pegasus. They will conduct and where appropriate, delegate the assessment and delivery of services to members of the multidisciplinary team, while closely supervising the activities of the team. The Consultant will also be required to participate in the 1 in 4 Consultant on-call rota.


    Are you the successful candidate we are looking for?


    • GMC registration (with licence to practice), Section 12 Approval and AC Status
    • On the Specialist Register for Child and Adolescent psychiatry or be within 6 months (at the scheduled time of the advisory appointments committee) of being accepted
    • Current experience as a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist / working within CAMHS
    • Ability to take a leadership role in a multidisciplinary team, ensuring high quality care and staff morale
    • MRCPsych or equivalent – approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists
    • Proven record of Continued Professional Development (CPD)


    In return, we will offer:


    • Salary: in the region of £150,000 (Depending on Experience)
    • NHS Discount
    • Company pension scheme
    • Free life assurance
    • A comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre
    • Paid leave for your birthday and anniversary of joining the company
    • Subsidised meals
    • CPD opportunities
    • Expert clinical supervision and peer support
    • Opportunity to undertake further learning and development opportunities


    About Us


    At Cygnet Health Care, we have almost 30 years’ experience in providing specialist mental health treatment, rehabilitation and support in service user focused environments that provide evidenced, quality health care in national and regional care pathways.




    The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS and reference check and an offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance.


    Are you looking for a new challenge where you can make a positive difference?


    Click the link to apply.


    *Please note - speculative recruitment emails are not to be sent directly to our clinical staff, these need to go via our internal recruitment team. If speculative candidates are sent directly to a member of the clinical team, we will consider these candidates as our own.*


  • Job Description
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