Bank On Call Doctor (Psychiatry)

Employer
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Woking
Salary
£200 to £250 a session + £50 call out rate
Closing date
16 Oct 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Adult
Hours
Part Time
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Job Details

We are looking for a confident Bank On Call Doctor (Psychiatry) with a passion for delivering outstanding care.

You will be providing non residential, out of hours cover (Weekdays 5pm - 9am / Weekends 9am - 9pm), making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care at Cygnet Hospital Woking

Main duties of the job

At Cygnet, we support our people to grow their careers, gain new skills and keep stepping up.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others every day

About us

Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs, autism and learning disabilities within the UK.

We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care.

Our expert and highly dedicated care team of 10,000 employees empower 2864 individuals across 150 services to consistently make a positive difference to their lives, through service-user focused care and rehabilitation.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Are you an outstanding Psychiatrist looking for your next challenge which allows you to work flexibly?

We are looking for On Call Doctors to provide on call cover to our well-established Psychiatry Teams based at Cygnet Hospital Woking providing cover across week nights, weekends and bank holidays.

Cygnet Hospital Woking offers a range of mental health services for men and women. Cygnet Lodge Woking, our sister hospital close by, provides a high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for men and extends our care pathway. Services are delivered in a purpose-built therapeutic environment where the focus is on maximising positive outcomes and recovery. A range of therapies supports the care pathway towards independent living.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others every day.

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Your role responsibilities
  • Ensure that the ward is at all times aware of contact arrangements, and that those arrangements are always in place and they enable the ward to make contact immediately in the event of an admission or clinical emergency
  • Respond immediately to contact from the ward and be immediately available to travel to reach the hospital
  • Attend the hospital to assess, physically examine, and initiate immediate management of every admission, maintaining high professional standards
  • Keep clinical records to a satisfactory standard.
  • Report clinically to the responsible clinician for individual patients and to the Medical Director, who will be responsible for maintaining standards of service
  • Prescribe and review medication under the supervision of the relevant Consultant Psychiatrist and undertake clinical audits and maintain and monitor standards of care
  • Maintain good communication with the multi-disciplinary team and nursing staff, including morning handover meetings each working day.
  • Ensure that the wards are not left without medical cover at any time during the duty period and that any urgent clinical situation is properly and safely managed, and stabilised


Why Cygnet? Well offer you
Competitive rate:
  • Weekday rate: £200
  • Weekend rate: £250
  • First call out: £50


As well as...
  • The ability to work alongside an onsite Consultant Psychiatrist and multi-disciplinary team
  • Free parking
  • Paid for Private Indemnity covered by Cygnet
  • Paid DBS
  • Appraisal & peer supervision
  • Access to the NHS Discount Scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme & company paid Life Assurance scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
  • Free meals on duty & cycle to work scheme


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

Cygnet Health Carehas 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 2,200 individuals across 108 services to consistently make a positive difference to their lives.

What next? If you care about making a difference we want to talk to you. Click the link to apply or email a copy of your CV to hannahdunlop@cygnethealth.co.uk

Person Specification
General Requirements
Essential
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Desirable
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Employer details
Employer name

Cygnet Health Care

Address

Woking

GU21 2QS

Employer's website

https://www.cygnethealth.co.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

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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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