Specialty Doctor

Employer
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Stevenage
Salary
£90,000 a year (Depending on Experience)
Closing date
16 Oct 2022

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

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

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

We have an opportunity for a full-time (10 PA) Specialty Doctor to shape services at Cygnet Hospital Stevenage while being fully supported by a Consultant Psychiatrist and first-class multidisciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

Cygnet Hospital Stevenage offers a range of secure mental health services for men and women 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.

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 Specialty or Associate Specialist Doctor looking for your next challenge in psychiatry and a competitive salary?

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

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

Cygnet Hospital Stevenage offers a range of secure mental health services for men and women 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.

This role is based on Chamberlain Ward, our PICUservice for men who have been detained under the Mental Health Act. It provides a safe environment for people experiencing an acute episode of mental illness and who need assessment and stabilisation.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping 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 the 1 in 5 on call duty doctors rota.


Why Cygnet? Well offer you
  • Salary up to £90,000 (depending on experience)
  • Generous exam & study leave to attend CPD opportunities, conferences etc
  • The opportunity to progress to Consultant level through our CESR programme
  • Annual leave entitlement (30 days plus Bank holidays), paid leave for your birthday and anniversary of joining the company
  • Possible rotation between services to support your career development plan.
  • The opportunity to undertake further learning and development opportunities.
  • The opportunity to participate in clinical governance, audits, research, and other quality improvement initiatives.
  • The opportunity to contribute to the development of the service as it responds to the changing healthcare landscape.
  • Monthly CPD grand rounds where you'll 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
  • Post registration experience as a Ward Doctor / Specialist Doctor role in Psychiatry
  • Up to date knowledge / working experience within PICU Services.
  • 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 you'll rotate within wards/services to gain valuable experience across various subspecialties.

You'll also have an educational supervisor to review your progress and oversee your development and you'll receive support with MRCPsych exams.

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Employer details
Employer name

Cygnet Health Care

Address

Stevenage

SG1 4YS

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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