Consultant Psychiatrist
Ref: CYG07976

  • Location
  • Cygnet Stevenage, Graveley Road, Stevenage, SG1 4YS
  • Salary
  • Up to £150,000 (Depending on Experience)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 04/02/2020

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


    As part of Cygnet Health Care, one of the UK’s leading independent providers of mental healthcare, Cygnet Hospital Stevenage is a fantastic place to take your career forward. Cygnet Hospital Stevenage is located just off J8 of the A1M, on the northern outskirts of Stevenage in Hertfordshire. The hospital is a purpose built unit with 86 beds split into six wards that provide two separate care pathways for men and women from locked acute admissions services to low secure through to medium secure services.


    This is a full time position with 10 programmed activities providing psychiatric care to 15 adult inpatients on Tiffany Ward (Female Low Secure) and 7 adult inpatients on Orchid Ward (Female Acute Admissions Ward) at Cygnet Hospital Stevenage. Both wards aim to provide safe, effective, and evidence based high quality patient care.  


    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 £150,000 (depending on experience)
    • Tier 2 Sponsorship can be offered
    • 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.


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

    For further information, informal enquiries, and to visit the hospital please call Dr Maqsood Ahmad, Medical Director, Dr Tim Exworthy, Forensic Consultant Psychiatrist or Sue Clements, Hospital Manager on 01438 342942.

    *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.




  • Job Description
  • JD_Consultant_Psychiatrist_CHS_October_2019.doc

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