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Specialty Doctor

Employer
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Bury
Salary
£85,000 to £85,000 a year
Closing date
8 Aug 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Adult
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

We have an opportunity for a Full Time Specialty Doctor to shape services at Cygnet Hospital Bury while being fully supported by a Consultant Psychiatrist and first-class multidisciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

This vacancy will be based on two wards. Upper West is a female MSU ward which can support up to 13 patients. It aims to provide safe and effective care to patients with severe and enduring mental illness including personality disorder. Lower West is a female LSU ward which can support up to 12 patients. Upper and Lower West ward may have some patients with deafness. These wards would be supported by in-house interpretation service to meet the needs of patients with deafness.

About us

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.

Job description
Job responsibilities
Are you an outstanding Specialty or Associate Specialist Doctor looking for your next challenge in psychiatry and a competitive salary?

With us, youll have the opportunity to progress your career to Consultant level through our prestigious CESR programme.

We have an opportunity for a Full TimeSpecialty Doctor to shape services atCygnet Hospital Bury while being fully supported by a Consultant Psychiatrist and first-class multidisciplinary team.

This vacancy will be based on two wards. Upper West is a female MSU ward which can support up to 13 patients. It aims to provide safe and effective care to patients with severe and enduring mental illness including personality disorder. Lower West is a female LSU ward which can support up to 12 patients. Upper and Lower West ward may have some patients with deafness. These wards would be supported by in-house interpretation service to meet the needs of patients with deafness.

At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.

Youll 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 whilereaping 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 & development
  • Participate in a 1 in 9 non resident on call rota

Why Cygnet? Well offer you
  • Salary up to £85,000 (depending on experience)
  • Generous exam & study leave to attend CPD opportunities, conferences etc
  • Monthly CPD grand rounds where youll 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 checks

We 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 equivalent

Our CESR programme

This programme will help you develop the skills you need to progress to Consultant level and youll rotate within wards/services to gain valuable experience across various subspecialties.

Youll also have an educational supervisor to review your progress and oversee your development and youll 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. W

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Company

Empowering people and making a positive difference

Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care. At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users and their families. Our purpose is to care, enable & make a positive difference. Our vision is to be the preferred provider & employer of choice in our sector.

Our great team believe in -

  • Togetherness
  • Patients, service users & their families are at the heart of what we do
  • Making a real difference in people's lives
  • Building caring relationships to improve mental health

Dedicated people who change lives together

At Cygnet, our people work across many different teams that pull together to achieve excellent outcomes for those in our care. So wherever your strengths lie, you can make the most of them with us – and enjoy a rewarding career that makes a significant difference to others.

Join one of our dedicated teams and be part of something meaningful:

  • Leadership Team
  • Doctors & Consultants Team
  • Nursing Team
  • Allied Health & Psychology Team
  • Education Team
  • Care & Support Team
  • Hospitality & Non-clinical Team

 

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