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Consultant Psychiatrist - Male Acute
Ref: CYG36625

Location
Churchill, SE1 7PW
Salary
Up to £150,000 per year
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Thursday 11 July 2024

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

We have an excellent full-time opportunity for a Consultant Psychiatrist to join us at Cygnet Hospital Churchill.

This role will be based on our 17 bedded male acute service. The service provides a safe and stabilising environment for men who are experiencing an acute episode of mental illness and require an emergency admission.

Cygnet Hospital Churchill, with a Good CQC overall rating and located in South / Central London, is a 57 bed inpatient mental health hospital for men. Cygnet Churchill has four wards including an emergency acute admissions service (Juniper Ward) and three high dependency inpatient rehabilitation services (Elm Court, Maple Court and Mulberry Court).

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

The applicant is also invited to consider taking on the role of Deputy Medical Director at the Churchill site. This represents a good opportunity to progress to Medical Director level through our management schemes.

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…

  • 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 3 Second telephone on-call rota

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Salary up to £150,000 per year (DOE)
  • 30 days annual leave entitlement that increases with length of service
  • 5 days study leave, study budget and in-house CPD/ peer group programme
  • Research opportunities to include publishing in The Cygnet Journal (Cygnet’s co-produced peer review journal) and joining the Cygnet Research & Development Group
  • Medical Indemnity Cover
  • Company paid Life Assurance scheme covering 3x salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free meals, on-site parking 
  • Electric Car leasing scheme
  • Company Funded Cash plan with the ability to claim up to £1000 per annum worth of benefits including free Physiotherapy, Osteopaths, Optical, dental, consultations, scans and free prescriptions
  • Gym Discounts across the UK as well as free online fitness classes with ClassPass, Nutritional Programmes and Fitness Consultations
  • Discount schemes including Reward Gateway, NHS Discount and Blue Lights Card
  • Smart Health Toolkit, including 24 hour GP service with the option of prescription delivery to your local pharmacy

We are looking for someone who is... 

  • Fully GMC Registered on the Specialist Register for General Adult Psychiatry & MBBS (or equivalent) qualified
  • Approved Clinician Status or able to achieve within 3 months of appointment
  • Approved under S12 or able to achieve within 3 months of appointment
  • Experienced & knowledgeable in General Adult Psychiatry
  • Knowledgeable of current issues in General Adult Psychiatry and 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
  • Has actively participated in clinical audit and quality improvement programmes
  • 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.

What next?

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

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