Specialty Doctor
Ref: CYG18937

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Location
Beckton,
Salary
Up to £90,000 per annum
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Tuesday 12 October 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.

There is a potential, upcoming opportunity for a full-time Specialty Doctor to shape services at Cygnet Hospital Beckton – while being fully supported by a Consultant Psychiatrist and first-class multidisciplinary team. This role is not live at present, but we would be keen to speak with any Specialty Doctors or Associate Specialists who would like to express an interest in this vacancy.

Cygnet Hospital Beckton is a specialist service for women, situated in the East End of London. We provide a comprehensive service across four specialist wards; PICU, Tier 4 Personality Disorder, Learning Disorder and Complex Personality Disorder service for women with complex mental health needs. In this role you will have the opportunity to work across all of the wards within the hospital 

At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.

You’ll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts – as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits – to support you to be happy both in and out of work.

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


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
  • Participate in the on call rota (non residential)

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Salary up to £90,000 (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
  • 30 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays
  • 5 days study leave, study budget and in-house CPD/ peer group programme
  • Appraisals and peer supervision
  • Company paid Life Assurance scheme covering 3x salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Research opportunities to include publishing in The Cygnet Journal (Cygnet’s co-produced peer review journal) and joining the Cygnet Research & Development Group
  • Opportunity to lead and participate in QI & Audit initiatives
  • Company Funded Cash plan with the ability to claim up to £1000 per annum worth of benefits including free Physiotherapy, Osteopaths, Optical, dental, consultations, scans and free prescriptions
  • Gym Discounts across the UK as well as free online fitness classes with ClassPass, Nutritional Programmes and Fitness Consultations
  • Discount schemes including Reward Gateway, NHS Discount and Blue Lights Card
  • Free meals, on-site parking and EAP support
  • Car leasing scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit, including 24 hour GP service with the option of prescription delivery to your local pharmacy

We are looking for someone who is... 

  • Fully GMC registered & MBBS (or equivalent) qualified  
  • Experienced within a mental health setting
  • 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.  

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