Specialty Doctor - Learning Disabilities
Ref: CYG08346


  • Location
  • Wallace Hospital 119 Americanmuir Road, Dundee, DD3 9AG
  • Salary
  • £100,000 FTE (£60,000 for 3 days)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 03/03/2020
  • We have exciting new opportunities for Specialty Doctors to join our team across the Scottish Residential Services.


    This is a part-time position (6 programmed activities) providing psychiatric care to service users in 3 residential/nursing homes in Dundee and 1 in Dunblane. The specialist residential/nursing services offer care and support in a structured and therapeutic environment for adults with learning disabilities and complex needs.

     

    The post holder will be working alongside two part time consultants based at Wallace hospital in Dundee who will provide regular supervision and to whom you report to. The post holder will also have responsibility for auditing the medical services rendered at the services 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.

     

    The post will include on call responsibilities on a 1 in 4 basis (negotiable)

     

    The post holder will be the responsible clinician and will oversee and maintain the care of all ward inpatients as required.  The post holder will also have responsibility for auditing the medical services rendered at the ward and ensuring their good quality in accordance to GMC standards of good medical practice 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.


    We are looking for people who have...

     

    • Full GMC registration and an MBBS (or equivalent) medical qualification
    • Relevant experience within a Learning Disabilities environment is desirable
    • Excellent knowledge of the Mental Health Act and Code of Practice along with Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Code of Capacity
    • The ability to demonstrate sound clinical judgment / experience in making clinical decision and managing risk and knows when to seek help
    • Excellent verbal / written communication skills along with 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 as part of a multi-disciplinary team
    • Desirable: Approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act
    • Desirable: Royal College of Psychiatrists membership (MRCPsych) or equivalent


    In return, we will offer you...

     

    • Salary up to £100,000 FTE (£60,000 for 3 days)
    • Support from an onsite Consultant Psychiatrist, Medical Director and multi-disciplinary team
    • Medical indemnity cover
    • CPD support and study leave
    • Active participation in clinical governance
    • Free Meals
    • Generous annual leave entitlement
    • Contributory pension scheme
    • Learning and development

     

    The opportunity to progress to Consultant level through our CESR programme:

    • A formulated programme to assess your educational needs and to help you achieve the competencies necessary to help you progress to Consultant level.
    • The opportunity to rotate within the wards/services to gain experience across various subspecialties.
    • An assigned educational supervisor who will review your progress weekly and oversee your educational development.
    • Support with MRCPsych exams.

     

    Requirements

    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.

  • Job Description
  • JD_Speciality_Doctor_Midlands_May_19.doc

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