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Medical Director
Ref: CYG35504

Location
Beckton, E6 6ZB
Salary
Up to £165,000 per year
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Monday 22 April 2024

Are you an outstanding Medical Director or ambitious Consultant Psychiatrist looking for new challenges, career development and a competitive salary?

We have an excellent full-time opportunity for a Medical Director & Consultant Psychiatrist to join us at Cygnet Hospital Beckton. This is our 58 bed gender specific hospital for women with complex mental health needs.

Cygnet Hospital Beckton is rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) with inspectors praising staff for their ‘safe, person-centred care’. 

Apart from being the Medical Director at Cygnet Hospital Beckton, you will also be the Responsible Clinician for New Dawn Ward - our 18 bed specialist Tier 4 Personality Disorder service for women.

Women can be admitted to New Dawn if they have a diagnosis of personality disorder, exhibit self-harming behaviour and are able to accept the need for help. Service users can be informal or detained under the Mental Health Act.

In this role, you’ll combine clinical expertise with sound strategic acumen and inspiring leadership to oversee the delivery of the very best care.

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

You’ll 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 while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others – every day.


Your role responsibilities…

  • Lead on all aspects of clinical practice & serve as an example of operational excellence 
  • Ensure optimal clinical outcomes for the people in our care
  • Provide expert knowledge & support within the service & to the wider team
  • Ensure quality & compliance with internal & external standards & regulations
  • Work with colleagues to provide integrated, whole person treatment & care
  • Coach, mentor & train colleagues
  • Participate in 1:6 Second On call Rota

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Salary up to £165,000 per year (depending on experience)
  • Generous annual leave entitlement that increases with length of service
  • Study leave & support with CPD opportunities
  • Opportunity to undertake further learning and development
  • Medical indemnity cover
  • Company paid life assurance scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Most of our sites provide free meals on shift
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to the NHS Discount Scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit, providing fitness programmes, nutrition consultation & health checks
  • Relocation package will also be considered

We are looking for someone who is... 

  • Fully GMC registered with a relevant medical qualification
  • An accomplished leader & clinician with strong line management & communication skills
  • Experienced within a mental health setting and a multidisciplinary team
  • Knowledgeable of all aspects of clinical governance
  • Skilled in medical appraisals, clinical supervision, case investigation & case management

Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Cygnet 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.  

What next?

If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you.
Click the link to apply of forward your CV to AlmaMatei@cygnethealth.co.uk

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