Consultant Psychiatrist
Ref: CYG21786

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Location
Maidstone, ME14 5FT
Salary
Up to £120,000 per Annum
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Friday 11 February 2022

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

We have an excellent part-time (4 days per week) opportunity at Cygnet Hospital Maidstone. Cygnet Hospital Maidstone is our state-of-the-art, 63 bed mental health facility for adults situated in the Kent Medical Campus in Maidstone.

In this role you will be working on Kingswood Ward, our adult male high dependency in-patient rehabilitation service, which can support up to 16 patients.  It aims at providing a purpose-built therapeutic environment for men with known mental health problems who have been in various mental health services previously, but found to be struggling to achieve a successful discharge into the community. 

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.  

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…

  • 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 6/7 telephone on-call rota

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Salary up to £120.000 per Annum (based on working 4 days per week)
  • 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), 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?

If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you.
Click the link to apply or email a copy of your CV to hannahdunlop@cygnethealth.co.uk

This vacancy may close prior closing date if a large number of applications are received.


Please be aware that from April 1st 2022, The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) (No. 2) Regulations 2021 requires that health and social care workers in England, who have face-to-face contact with service users, are to provide evidence that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they should not be vaccinated for medical reasons. Currently in England, this is two doses of an approved vaccine. Please note that acceptable evidence of this is the NHS Covid Pass.

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