Consultant Psychiatrist - Mental Health with Learning Disabilities
Ref: CYG07571

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  • Location
  • Cygnet Beckton, 23 Tunnan Leys, Beckton, London, E6 6ZB
  • Salary
  • £90,000
  • Closing date
  • 06/12/2019
  • An exciting opportunity has arisen as a part time 0.6 FTE Consultant Psychiatrist to join our team at Hansa Ward which provides mental health and learning disability services.

     

    It aims to manage patients with mental health and learning disabilities as well as service users with autism and Asperger’s. The post holder will be the responsible clinician and will oversee and maintain the care of all ward inpatients as required. 

     

    Cygnet Hospital Beckton is a smoke free gender specific hospital for women with complex mental health needs. We accept emergency and planned, pre-assessed admissions. We provide a multi-disciplinary approach, to help service users return home as quickly as possible.

     

    As a growing organisation, with exciting plans for the future, we are passionate about driving employee development and supporting our staff's wellbeing. Cygnet Hospital Beckton offers a great range of benefits, which includes scheme contributory pension scheme, free life assurance, a comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre, paid birthday and anniversary of joining company leave. In addition we offer free meals and free car parking.


    In this role you will:

     

    • Have medical responsibility for up to approximately 13 patients within the ward
    • Streamline and manage the admissions and discharges for the most efficient use of beds at the hospital
    • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team (MDT); working collaboratively with Consultant Psychiatrists, Doctors, other AHPs on site NHS clinicians and commissioners who contract services from the hospital
    • Working in close collaboration with service users and multidisciplinary teams to produce effective treatment plans for service users
    • To have daily handovers from the nursing staff as well as all other appropriate meetings including MDT meetings, CPAs, NHSE CTRs, Tribunals and Managers’ hearings
    • Participate in the Consultant on-call rota

     

    Are you the successful candidate we are looking for?

     

    • Current experience as a Consultant Psychiatrist, GMC registration, Section 12 Approval and AC Status
    • Experience of working in Learning Disability Psychiatry services
    • Experience of working as part of a multidisciplinary team
    • MRCPsych or equivalent
    • 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

     

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…
     

    • Salary up to £90,000 (depending on experience) 
    • Support from an onsite Specialty Doctor and multi-disciplinary team
    • Medical indemnity cover
    • CPD support and study leave
    • Active participation in clinical governance
    • Generous annual leave entitlement
    • Contributory pension scheme
    • Learning and development


    Requirements

     

    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.*

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Beckton is a smoke free gender specific hospital for women with complex mental health needs. We accept emergency and planned, pre-assessed admissions. We provide a multi-disciplinary approach, to help service users return home as quickly as possible.

    Situated in the East End of London, the hospital has four different specialist wards including mental health with learning disability, personality disorder, PICU and low secure.

    The overall ambience of the hospital is welcoming. The team take great pride in providing the best possible therapeutic environment in conjunction with the service users.

     

    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.

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