Specialty Doctor (FTC)
Ref: CYG16917

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Location
Cygnet Hospital Harrow, HA1 3JL
Salary
Up to £75,000 per annum
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Wednesday 23 June 2021

Are you an outstanding Specialty or Associate Specialist Doctor looking for your next challenge in psychiatry – and a competitive salary?

 

With us, you’ll have the opportunity to progress your career to Consultant level through our prestigious CESR programme.

 

We have an opportunity for a full-time Specialty Doctor to shape services at Cygnet Hospital Harrow – while being fully supported by a Consultant Psychiatrist and first-class multidisciplinary team. You will join us initially on a 3 Month Fixed Term Contract (Reviewed each month) followed by a transfer to our Bank Doctor rota

 

This role is based on the Springs Wing, our 10 bed specialist rehabilitation service for men with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder, Asperger’s syndrome or High Functioning Autism, often with co-morbid mental health needs.

 

The service aims to support individuals to move along their care pathway to more independent living, or a supported living service. The service can support those who may be stepping down from a low secure environment.

 

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others – every day.

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Your role responsibilities…

  • Provide high quality treatment under the direction of a Consultant Psychiatrist
  • Assess referrals & undertake mental state examinations of service users
  • Participate in weekly ward rounds & attend multidisciplinary meetings
  • Attend Care Programme Approach & Section 117 meetings & mental health review tribunals
  • Provide up-to-date clinical information at all meetings
  • Ensure that medical decisions are implemented as planned
  • Audit medical services & ensure compliance with GMC & other professional guidelines
  • Uphold policies & procedures and contribute to service governance & development

 

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Salary up to £75,000 per annum (depending on experience)
  • Generous exam & study leave to attend CPD opportunities, conferences etc
  • Monthly CPD grand rounds where you’ll attend educational meetings & have the opportunity to meet psychiatrists from across the region
  • Financial support for further training & personal development
  • Appraisal & peer supervision
  • Company paid life assurance scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the NHS Discount Scheme
  • Free meals on duty & cycle to work scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit, providing fitness programmes, nutrition consultation & health checks

 

We are looking for someone who is... 

  • Fully GMC registered & MBBS (or equivalent) qualified  
  • Experienced within a mental health setting, desirable to have experience with Male ASD and Mild LD
  • Able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Knowledgeable of mental health legislation & codes of practice
  • An excellent clinical decision maker, with sound judgement & ability to manage risk
  • A first-rate communicator who can interview, assess & treat patients & write clear, comprehensive medical notes
  • Committed to continued professional development
  • Preferably approved under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act & a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, or equivalent

 
Our CESR programme
This programme will help you develop the skills you need to progress to Consultant level – and you’ll rotate within wards/services to gain valuable experience across various subspecialties.

 

You’ll also have an educational supervisor to review your progress and oversee your development – and you’ll receive support with MRCPsych exams.



Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes. Our expert care enables thousands of individuals to consistently make a positive difference to their lives.  

 

What next?
If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you.
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