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Specialty Doctor - Female Low Secure
Ref: CYG19148

Location
Stevenage, SG1 4YS
Salary
Up to £90,000 per annum (Depending on experience)
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Friday 22 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.

We have an opportunity for a full-time Specialty Doctor to shape services at Cygnet Hospital Stevenage – while being fully supported by a Consultant Psychiatrist and first-class multidisciplinary team.

This role is based on Tiffany Ward, our 15 bed Female low secure ward. The ward provides specialist assessment, treatment and, if needed, intensive rehabilitation. Programmes of support are designed to help people progress along their care pathway in a safe environment.

Our low secure services provide intensive rehabilitation designed to support people to move safely along their care pathway in a safe environment. There is a dynamic programme of therapy and activity, designed to support the transition between inpatient services and the community.

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 1 in 5 on call doctors’ rota

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Salary up to £90,000 per annum (depending on experience)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Appraisal & peer supervision
  • 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
  • Cygnet Annual Medical Conference, please follow the link to find out more about this year’s conference

We are looking for someone who is... 

  • Fully GMC registered & MBBS (or equivalent) qualified  
  • Post registration experience as a Ward Doctor / Specialist Doctor role in Psychiatry.
  • Up to date knowledge / working experience within ACUTE or Forensic Services.
  • 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.
Click the link to apply.

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