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Consultant Psychiatrist in Rehabilitation

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    Lisa Thomas

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    18 days ago

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Consultant Psychiatrist in Rehabilitation

Location: Somerset

Hours: 30 - 37.5 hours a week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Consultant Psychiatrist to join a well-established 24 bed locked rehabilitation service for men requiring a medium-term placement focusing on active rehabilitation in order to progress into future community placements.

Key role and responsibilities for the Consultant Psychiatrist role:

  • Management of complex cases.
  • Care plan and treatment formulation, guidance on evidence-based treatment and effectiveness.
  • 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 including oversight of the physical health management of patients in partnership with the visiting General Practitioner.
  • Administrative duties associated with the care of patients including ensuring all NHSE contractual obligations are met.
  • Contribution to clinical governance and responsibility for setting and monitoring standards.
  • Participation in clinical audit and quality improvement activities and service/team evaluation and the planning of future service developments.
  • Maintenance of professional registration with the General Medical Council and to abide by professional codes of conduct.

* 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.
  • On the Specialist Register for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry or be accepted within 6 months.
  • Section 12(2) approval, Approved Clinician status.
  • Previous experience working in rehabilitation settings is desirable.

What we offer for the Consultant Psychiatrist role:

  • Competitive salary
  • £8,400 car allowance
  • Working from home once a week
  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays and your birthday off!
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP) and pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package
  • Free meals while on duty
  • Career development and training
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • 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.

Discover more about this exciting opportunity to contribute to making a difference. If you're intrigued, apply today!