Perm Vacancy - Specialty Doctor, Mental Health

Job Ref: VAC-151331
Speciality : Psychiatry
Grade: Specialist
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 15 September 2020
  • North West England, United Kingdom L44 4UF GBR L44 4UF
  • Competitive
  • Kiran Bhamra
  • +44 (0) 20 8566 4111
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We are looking for a Specialty Doctor to work in a 34 bedded psychiatric rehabilitation service

Salary: £80,000 per year

Location: North West England

Hours per week: 37.5 (Full time)

The Hospital provides a rehabilitation programme for male and female inpatients. There are 3 male wards and 1 female ward.

This role also involves providing some cross cover for a new service providing bespoke package of care in two self-contained flats currently housing two individuals with complex mental health difficulties and high dependency needs.

You will:
" Have access to a half day of CPD on Friday afternoons.
" Be supported for CESR, AC approval, Section 12 (2) status if required, and study leave throughout the year for your appraisal.
" Have opportunities for research and audit and will have opportunities to feed into a regular monthly medics' meeting and to grow your CV.
" In addition to your regular on call duties, you will have opportunities for voluntary paid locum on call shifts. You will have time off in lieu for the extra on calls, which can be taken any time of your choosing (as long as cover is in place).
" Be lunches provided on site free of charge.
" Receive great learning opportunities as you work with the multi-disciplinary team, which is comprised of the consultant psychiatrist, forensic psychologist, nursing, occupational therapists, and social workers. There will be a practice nurse to assist with physical healthcare of the patients.

This Specialty Doctor role involves:

" Ensuring an adequate handover to colleagues including out of hours.

" Reviewing the mental state of patients regularly.
" Ensuring that each patient has a full physical health screen upon admission including physical examination, ECG and bloods (the hospital has some phlebotomists).

" Taking a lead with managing any physical health concerns that emerge during inpatient stay.

" Seeking collateral history from other professionals and family

" Completing admission/ discharge letters and reports as required in a timely manner.

" Depending on your experience, preparing reports and providing oral evidence at First-tier Tribunal and Hospital Managers' hearings under the supervision of Consultant.
" Representing the consultant in their absence

" Contributing to the service development by participating in Clinical Governance activities by conducting audits, research and teaching.

" Work effectively with colleagues to ensure that patients have access to appropriate medical cover at all times.

" Participate in a 1 in 5 on call rota

You'll need:
" Full GMC registration
" Experience working in psychiatry within multi-disciplinary teams.
" To be in good CPD standing with the Royal College of Psychiatrists and to have had an appraisal within the last year.
" At least 3 years' experience in Psychiatry
" Experience working as a doctor within PICU and forensic psychiatry (desirable).
" Section 12 (2) approval (desirable)
" MRCPsych (desirable)

Additional benefits included:
" Competitive annual salary of £80,000.
" 25 days leave with Bank Holidays (equivalent of 33 days annual leave) - plus your birthday off
" Free meals and parking
" Wellbeing support and activities
" Career development and training
" Pension contribution
" Life Assurance
" Enhanced Maternity Package

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.

Additional information about our client:
Specialising in rehabilitation for Service Users with complex mental health needs and behaviours that challenge. The aim of the service is to equip Service Users with the skills required for community living and increased independence.

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. Each and every employee is valued and supported with opportunities for you to grow and move your career up.

To find out more about this opportunity, please call Kiran Bhamra on +44 (0) 20 8566 4111

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