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Speciality Doctor

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    Amy Bage

  • Salary:

    £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits package

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    Permanent - part time

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

Are you an outstanding Speciality or Associate Specialist Doctor looking for your next challenge in psychiatry?

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

The hospital provides a range of low secure, specialist and psychiatric intensive care services for men and women, including a specialist personality disorder service for women. There are four wards offering single-sex male and female specialist mental health services in low secure and locked environments. This role will be working on a 16 bed male low secure service.

You will have the opportunity to progress your career to Consultant level through the prestigious CESR programme.


  • 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
  • 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
  • Tier 2 Sponsorship
  • CESR training-This programme will help you develop the skills you need to progress to Consultant level - and youll rotate within wards/services to gain valuable experience across various subspecialties.


  • 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
  • Take part in the 1:7 on call rota


  • 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

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.