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    Lisa Thomas

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    Up to £154000 per annum + + £8,400 car allowance

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    Permanent - full time

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    14 days ago

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Consultant Psychiatrist

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Location: Exeter

Salary: £154,000 p/annum PLUS £8,400 car allowance

Are you an experienced Consultant psychiatrist looking to make a real difference to men and women who have enduring mental health problems?

We are looking for a Consultant Psychiatrist to join a 32 bedded inpatient service which includes another full time Consultant Psychiatrist and two full-time associate specialists. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work as part of a multidisciplinary team (Nursing,OT, Psychology and Social Work) to provide care and treatment for up to 16 patients supported by an Associate Specialist doctor.

You will have excellent CPD and professional development opportunities.

Key responsibilities for the Consultant Psychiatrist role:

  • Liaison and collaborative working with care co-ordinators, commissioners, families and carers and other services/agencies
  • Mental Health Act implementation and liaison with Ministry of Justice (if applicable)
  • Multi-disciplinary, multi-agency and partnership working
  • Undertaking the administrative duties associated with the care of patients including ensuring all NHSE contractual obligations are met and to ensure initial discharge summaries are sent out within 24 hours of discharge
  • Maintaining professional registration with the General Medical Council and to abide by professional codes of conduct
  • Maintaining section 12(2) and approved clinician status.

*The hospital runs a two-tier on-call system with first tier on-call provided by associate specialists and agency on-call. The post holder will be required to be part of the second tier hospital on-call as the duty Responsible Clinician.

Minimum requirements for the Consultant Psychiatrist is:

  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification
  • Full GMC registration with licence to practice
  • MRCPsych or MRCPsych equivalent approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Ability to take full and independent responsibility for clinical care of patients
  • To hold Section 12(2) approval to work in England and Approved clinician status
  • Experience in General Adult settings and have experience of working in a multi disciplinary team.
  • Experience of working within acute inpatient or community settings, ideally inpatient settings and have experience in risk assessment and risk management.

What will you get:

  • £8,400 car allowance
  • Relocation up to £8,000
  • 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

If you're interested in this opportunity, please apply today!