Consultant Psychiatrist
Ref: CYG18850

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Location
Taunton, TA3 7BQ
Salary
Up to £150,000 per annum (Depending on Experience)
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Thursday 7 October 2021

Are you an outstanding Consultant Psychiatrist looking for new challenges, career development and a competitive salary?

 

We have an excellent full-time (10 programmed activities) opportunity at Cygnet Hospital Taunton, and are happy to consider applications from those seeking a part-time role. The post holder will provide psychiatric care to 9 inpatients on Redwood Ward (Learning Disability Rehabilitation) and 5 patients on Sycamore Ward (Working Age Male Acute). 

 

Cygnet Hospital Taunton provides specialist inpatient services for older adults with mental health problems and for men diagnosed with a learning disability. The hospital also provides an acute inpatient admissions service for men over the age of 18.

 

In this role, your expertise will be the driving force for life-changing treatment – fully supported by a Specialty Doctor and first-class multidisciplinary team.

 

And you’ll have the opportunity to progress to Medical Director level through our management schemes.  

 

We encourage applications from candidates who have recently finish their specialty training in Learning Disabilities or General Adult Psychiatry, or are due to finish in the near future

 

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

 

Your role responsibilities…

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team (MDT)
  • Take overall responsibility for patient treatment plans in conjunction with the MDT
  • Assess referrals & undertake mental state examinations of service users
  • Undertake appropriate investigations, diagnosis & treatment
  • Participate in ward rounds & clinical audits
  • Lead the implementation of risk assessment, risk management & embed clinical governance
  • Supervise reports for Mental Health Act tribunals & managers’ hearings & attend hearings
  • Participate in the 1 in 4 on-call rota

 

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Up to £150,000 per annum (Depending on Experience) 
  • Generous annual leave entitlement that increases with length of service
  • Study leave & support with CPD opportunities
  • Opportunity to undertake further learning and development
  • Medical indemnity cover
  • Company paid life assurance scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free meals on duty & cycle to work scheme
  • Access to the NHS Discount Scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit, providing fitness programmes, nutrition consultation & health checks
  • Relocation package will also be considered

 

We are looking for someone who is... 

  • Fully GMC registered & MBBS (or equivalent) qualified 
  • Registered on the specialist register (CCT/CESR) ideally in Learning Disabilities, Section 12 and AC Status
  • Experienced & knowledgeable in adult psychiatry & mental health diagnosis
  • Knowledgeable of the Mental Health Act and Code of Practice, along with the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Code of Capacity
  • A first-rate communicator who can interview, assess & treat patients & write clear, comprehensive medical notes
  • Committed to continued professional development
  • Able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • A member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych) or equivalent

 

Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

 

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.  

 

We maintain a good relationship with our quality regulators and undergo regular inspections, with 85% of our services rated ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’. We also operate an internal system of quality care, treatment and positive outcomes.

 

What next?

 

Click the button to apply or email your CV to hannahdunlop@cygnethealth.co.uk

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