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Consultant Psychiatrist
Ref: CYG35950

Location
Sheffield, S2 3PX
Salary
Up to £165,000 per year (DOE)
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Friday 7 June 2024

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

We have an excellent full time opportunity at Cygnet Hospital Sheffield. This is a low secure service for women and CAMHS services for male and female adolescents over three distinct wards.

You'll be working on Spencer Ward. This is a 15 bed in patient service providing assessment and treatment for women with mental disorders. Treatment is aimed at identification and management of needs rather than just a particular diagnosis. We are dedicated to providing gender sensitive care and treatment for women detained under the Mental Health Act. Spencer Ward is the only female low secure unit in South Yorkshire.

In this role, your expertise will be the driving force for life-changing treatment – fully supported by a Specialty Doctor and first-class multidisciplinary team.

And you’ll have the opportunity to progress to Medical Director level through our management schemes.  

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


Your role responsibilities…

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team (MDT)
  • Take overall responsibility for patient treatment plans in conjunction with the MDT
  • Assess referrals & undertake mental state examinations of service users
  • Undertake appropriate investigations, diagnosis & treatment
  • Participate in ward rounds & clinical audits
  • Lead the implementation of risk assessment, risk management & embed clinical governance
  • Supervise reports for Mental Health Act tribunals & managers’ hearings & attend hearings
  • Participate in the 1 in 6/7 second telephone on-call rota

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Salary up to £165,000 (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
  • Free meals on duty & 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 & MBBS (or equivalent) qualified 
  • Registered on the specialist register (CCT/CESR), Section 12 and AC Status
  • Experienced & knowledgeable in adult psychiatry & mental health diagnosis
  • Knowledgeable of the Mental Health Act and Code of Practice, along with the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Code of Capacity
  • A first-rate communicator who can interview, assess & treat patients & write clear, comprehensive medical notes
  • Committed to continued professional development
  • Able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • A member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych) or equivalent

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.  

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.

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