Specialty Doctor

Employer
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Harrow
Salary
£80000/annum Up to £80,000 per Annum
Closing date
2 Jun 2022

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Job Sector
Science
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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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 Harrow – while being fully supported by a Consultant Psychiatrist and first-class multidisciplinary team. We are also happy to consider applications from candidates who are looking for a part-time role. 

This role is based on Byron Ward, our 20 bed mixed gender 20 bedded ward which works with the NHS to provide acute mental health inpatient services.

Cygnet Hospital Harrow has a “Good” overall CQC rating and fantastic travel links to Central London. We also host a yearly Staff Award ceremony, which is a black tie event held at Harrow School.

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 & developmentWhy Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

Salary up to £80,000 (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 checksWe 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 equivalentOur 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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