Consultant Psychiatrist - PICU
Ref: CYG07435

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  • Location
  • Cygnet Bury, Buller Street, Bury, BL8 2BS
  • Salary
  • Up to £150,000 (Depending on experience)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 05/12/2019

  • Are you an enthusiastic and experienced Consultant Psychiatrist looking for a new challenge? Do you want to join an organisation that truly lives its values?


    An exciting new opportunity has become available for a Consultant Psychiatrist to join our team at Cygnet Hospital Bury on our new Acute Services (Southampton Ward – 12 bedded Adult Male PICU). As part of Cygnet Health Care, one of the UK’s leading independent providers of mental healthcare, Cygnet Hospital Bury is a fantastic place to take your career forward.

    Cygnet Hospital Bury has 167 inpatient beds. It has 125 beds for adults and 42 beds within its Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS).


    The Opportunity


    As a Consultant Psychiatrist you will have medical responsibility for patients across the service and work as part of a team to include; a Specialty Doctor, Allied Health Professionals, Psychology, Management, Nursing and Support Workers.

    In this role, you will have overall responsibility of patient treatment plans, whilst liaising with the multi-disciplinary team. Duties will include; screening and assessing referrals, mental state examination of service users, appropriate investigation / diagnosis and treatment, participation in ward rounds and clinical audit. You will also lead the implementation of risk assessment, risk management and embed clinical governance within the hospital. Be responsible for the supervision of reports for Mental Health Act Tribunals and managers' hearings and attend hearings whenever possible.

    This is a full time position, 40 hours per week plus 1:12 on calls (non-resident rota). This post is supported by one WTE Specialty Doctor.

    We are looking for people who have:


    • Current experience as a Consultant Psychiatrist, full GMC registration, Section 12 and AC Status
    • Experience in Adult Psychiatry is essential
    • Excellent knowledge of the Mental Health Act and Code of Practice along with Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Code of Capacity
    • The ability to interview, assess and treat patients and write clear comprehensive medical notes
    • Proven record of CPD (Continued Professional Development)
    • The ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team
    • Membership of Royal College of Psychiatrists, Physicians, General Practitioners or equivalent


    In return, we will offer you:


    • Salary: up to £150,000 with contributory pension
    • NHS Discount Card
    • Free meals 
    • Generous annual leave entitlement which increases with length of service
    • CPD support and study leave
    • Opportunity to undertake further learning and development
    • Medical indemnity cover


    About Us


    At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients and their families. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care. Our expert and highly dedicated care enables us to consistently make a positive difference to their lives, through service-user focused care and rehabilitation.




    Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.


    Are you seeking a new and rewarding challenge where you can make a positive change?


    Please 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.*

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Bury provides a wide range of inpatient mental health services for men and women including specialist deaf services and CAMHS provision for adolescents.

    Security levels range between medium secure to rehabilitation services.

    Each service user has a bedroom with en suite facilities and a range of communal spaces including a gym, laundry, occupational therapy kitchen, therapy garden and woodland walkways down to the Elton Reservoir.


    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
  • Consultant_in_Adult_Services_PICU_Job_Description_v_15_November_2019.doc

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