Consultant Psychiatrist
Ref: CYG07457


  • Location
  • Cygnet Acer Clinic, Worksop Road, Mastin Moor, Chesterfield, S43 3DN
  • Salary
  • Up to £140,000 (Depending on Experience)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 07/01/2020
  • 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 Acer Clinic. As part of Cygnet Health Care, one of the UK’s leading independent providers of mental healthcare, Cygnet Acer Clinic is a fantastic place to take your career forward.

     

    This is a full-time position (10 programmed activities) providing psychiatric care to female patients aged 18-65 at Cygnet Acer Clinic, Durham.

     

    Cygnet Acer Clinic is a 28 bed rehabilitation service providing assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for women with personality disorder and complex needs. The successful candidate will be responsible for the care and treatment of up to 14 patients and you will work alongside a fellow consultant psychiatrist responsible for up to 14 further patients. Rehabilitation is provided in a therapeutic environment, with a level of security matched to individual needs. The aim of the treatment, rehabilitation and re-socialisation programme is to prepare the people in our care either for transfer to conditions of lesser security, or for a life in the community. Our dedicated clinical teams provide a multi-disciplinary approach to rehabilitation. This includes occupational therapy, social work and vocational training.

     

    The post holder will also have responsibility for auditing the medical services rendered at the hospitals and ensuring their good quality in accordance to GMC and other relevant professional guidelines.  Moreover, the post holder will have responsibility for upholding the Company’s policies and procedures and protecting the Company’s interests as appropriate.

     

    As a fully registered member of the GMC, you will be a consultant with senior leadership experience in mental health. You will be required to provide strong, visible leadership in the provision of effective and high quality services for our low secure female ward and half of a locked acute admissions ward. You will be supported by vibrant, well-resourced multi-disciplinary teams, with an absolute focus on delivering superior patient care through a range of proven models of treatment.

     

    Candidate Profile:

     

    • Full GMC Registration, Section 12 and AC Status
    • Preferably experience within General Adult Psychiatry as well
    • Approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act
    • MRCPsych or equivalent
    • Ability to work alongside and lead a multidisciplinary team
    • In-depth knowledge of Mental Health Legislation
    • Knowledge of risk assessment and risk management principles
    • Proven record of Continued Professional Development (CPD)
    • Excellent communication skills

     

    In return, we will offer you:

     

    • Salary: up to £140,000 (Depending on Experience)
    • NHS Discount Card
    • Free meals
    • Generous annual leave entitlement which increases with length of service
    • CPD support, PDP programmes and study leave with funding support
    • Active participation in clinical governance and allied support meetings
    • Appraisal and revalidation support
    • Opportunity to undertake further learning and development
    • Medical indemnity cover
    • Contributory pension scheme and free meals during working hours.

     

    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 2200 individuals across 108 services to consistently make a positive difference to their lives, through service-user focused care and rehabilitation.

     

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

     
    *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.*
     
    Are you seeking a new and rewarding challenge where you can make a positive change?
     
    Please click the link to apply.

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