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    Lisa Thomas

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    Up to £90000 per annum

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    Permanent - full time

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    30 days ago

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Associate Specialist Psychiatrist

Salary: £90, 000 p/annum

Location: Hertfordshire

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Associate Specialist Psychiatrist to join a 30-bed rehabilitation service for men and women.

You will be providing comprehensive medical support across this locked rehab service that specialises in treating people with personality disorder and provides a rehabilitation and recovery role for those people suffering from a mental illness.

Key role and responsibilities for the Associate Specialist Psychiatrist role:

  • Provide clinical assessment, review and evaluation of people under care and treatment of the hospital.
  • Ensure specific focus on physical health, food and fluids and risk management across the ward.
  • Clinical assessment, formulation and treatment
  • Ensuring an adequate handover to colleagues including out of hours when on call.
  • Seeking collateral history from other professionals and family.
  • Completing discharge letters/reports/s62 forms as required in a timely manner.
  • Preparing First-tier Tribunal and Hospital Managers' hearing reports under the supervision of the Consultant.
  • Depending on your experience, providing oral evidence at First-tier Tribunal and Hospital Managers' hearings under the supervision of the Consultant.
  • Contributing to the service development by participating in Clinical Governance activities by conducting audits, research and teaching.
  • Work effectively with colleagues to ensure that patients have access to appropriate medical cover at all times.
  • Providing prospective cover to other specialty doctors when they are on leave
  • There will be an on-call rota you will be asked to be part of.

Minimum requirements for the Associate Specialist Psychiatrist are:

  • Full GMC registration
  • Experience working in psychiatry within multi-disciplinary teams
  • To be in good standing with the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • To have had an appraisal/RITA within the last year
  • At least 3 years' experience in Psychiatry
  • Experience working as a doctor within similar environment
  • MRCPsych (desirable)
  • Section 12 (2) approval (desirable)
  • AC status (desirable)
  • A minimum of 4 years in the registrar or staff grade and/or specialty doctor grade and/or in the clinical and/or senior clinical medical officer grades.
  • A minimum of 10 years medical work (either a continuous period or in aggregate) since obtaining a primary medical qualification which is (or would at the time have been) acceptable by the GMC for full, limited or temporary (but not provisional) registration.
  • The candidate should have substantial and relevant clinical experience.

What we offer for the Associate Specialist Psychiatrist role:

  • Competitive annual salary
  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays and your birthday off!
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP) and pension contribution
  • Life Assurance for added peace of mind.
  • Enhanced Maternity Package so you can truly enjoy this special time.
  • Free meals while on duty
  • Employee Assistance Services
  • Career development and training to help you achieve your career goals.
  • Wellbeing support and activities to help you maintain a great work-life balance.
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Medical indemnity cover

There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

If you are looking for a new opportunity within CAMHS Eating Disorders, please apply today!