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Specialty Doctor Adult Psychiatrist

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    Lisa Thomas

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    £85000 - £95000 per annum

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    Permanent - full time

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  • Published:

    28 days ago

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Specialty Doctor Adult Psychiatrist

Hours: Full time

Location: London

Salary: £85,000 - £95,000 p/annum

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the UK's largest independent providers in neuro and mental healthcare.

You will join a mental health service for people over the age of all genders with severe and complex mental health conditions.

Across four wards they support people over the age of 18 who may be admitted informally or may be detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 (amended 2007). They can also admit patients who require detoxification from alchohol or drugs or patients who are under a revoked Community Treatment Order (CTO).

Key responsibilities for the Specialty Doctor Adult Psychiatrist role:

  • Supporting the multidisciplinary team that undertakes screening assessments for admissions to the service.
  • Supporting the multidisciplinary team in the care and treatment of our patients, including weekly ward round review, risks assessment and ongoing treatment plans
  • Lead on the physical health assessment of newly admitted patients and liaise with primary and secondary care services as required.
  • Attend family meetings, case review meetings and discharge planning meetings as required
  • Ensure clinical documentation is robust and up to date, including the completion of timely discharge and transfer summaries.
  • Practise evidence-based care through national standards and guidelines
  • Engage in supervision with designated Consultant colleagues
  • Prepare for and participate in external reviews (CQC and Quality Network reviews)
  • Participation in on-call rota (1 in 4)
  • Attendance, and contribution to, the group wide Mental Health Clinical Governance Group (quarterly).
  • Participate in service development, through research, innovation and local audit.

Minimum requirements for the Specialty Doctor Adult Psychiatrist is:

  • MRCPsych (Desirable, but not required)
  • Section 12(2) (Desirable, but not required)
  • Working within an inpatient adult acute settings (Required)

What will you get:

  • 25 days plus bank holidays.
  • Birthday off.
  • Enhanced Sick & Maternity Pay benefits.
  • Access to join a Medicash Health Plan for you and your family to save money on everyday health essentials - like going to the dentist or opticians.
  • Free 24 hour confidential Employee Assistance Programme Helpline & App to support with legal, health, wellbeing, relationship and consumer advice.

Tier 2 sponsorship cannot be offered for this role.

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