Consultant Psychiatrist - Learning Disabilities
Ref: CYG08385

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  • Location
  • Cedar Vale Hospital (Autism Service), 93 Kneeton Road, East Bridgford, Nottingham, NG13 8PJ
  • Salary
  • Up to £140,000 FTE
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 04/03/2020
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    Are you a Consultant Psychiatrist looking for your next challenge within Learning Disabilities?

     

    An exciting opportunity has become available for a Consultant Psychiatrist to join our team at Cygnet Cedar Vale.  Cygnet Cedar Vale provides assessment and intervention for men living with autism, learning disabilities and complex needs. The team can support people who are detained under the Mental Health Act, as well as those who have behaviours perceived as challenging, or who have significant difficulties with social engagement.

     

    The Opportunity

     

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

    This is a full-time position (10 programmed activities) providing psychiatric care to Cygnet Cedar Vale Hospital with 14 adult male residents. This is high dependency complex care service for men with learning disabilities and other complex needs. The post also involves covering Toller Road, a residential service providing support for individuals with learning disability, autism and associated complex needs.


    In this role, you will have overall responsibility of client 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 clinical audit. You will also lead the implementation of risk assessment, risk management and embed clinical governance within the service.

    Be responsible for the supervision of reports for Mental Health Act Tribunals and managers' hearings and attend hearings whenever possible.

     

    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 Adult Learning Disability / Autistic Spectrum Disorders
    • CCT/CESR in Learning Disability is desirable
    • Experience of working as part of a multidisciplinary team
    • MRCPsych or equivalent
    • Knowledge of risk assessment and risk management principles
    • Proven record of Continued Professional Development (CPD)
    • Excellent communication skills

     

    In Return, We Will Offer:

     

    • Salary: up to £140,000 FTE (depending on experience)
    • Generous annual leave entitlement which increases with length of service
    • CPD support and study leave
    • Contributory pension scheme
    • Medical indemnity cover
    • The opportunity to undertake further learning and development
    • Relocation package will also be considered

     

    About Us


    Cygnet have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for over 30 years. With a true focus on outcomes, those who use or commission our services can be assured we are an experienced, service-user focused, provider of quality treatment, care and rehabilitation.

     

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


    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
  • Situated in East Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, Cygnet Cedar Vale is a specialist autism hospital, providing assessment and intervention for up to 14 men living with autism and learning disabilities, as well as associated complex needs or difficulties with social engagement. Cygnet Cedar Vale is an impressive period property, situated on the edge of a picturesque village in its own extensive grounds.

    The service consists of three distinct areas to support individuals with different levels of need. Each of these areas are aimed at providing the individuals with an environment that will support them for moving on to more independent living. Within the service there are a number of communal lounges and dining areas that provide a choice of dining experiences, as well as more opportunities for service users to socialise or have quiet time away from others. Other facilities include a recently expanded and upgraded sensory room, a large garden and skills rooms.

    Awards for Cygnet Cedar Vale:

    • Great British Care Awards 2017 – Good Nurse Award (Midlands Region) – Charge Nurse Beth Fields (Finalist)
    • Laing Buisson Awards 2017 – Nursing Practice Award – Charge Nurse Beth Fields (Finalist)

    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_Psychiatrist_Job_Description_LD_doc_Woodside.doc

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