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Associate Specialist - Female Eating Disorders
Ref: CYG36674

Location
Ealing, W5 2HT
Salary
Up to £90,000 per year
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Monday 29 July 2024

Are you an outstanding 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 Associate Specialist to shape services at Cygnet Hospital Ealing – while being fully supported by a Consultant Psychiatrist and first-class multidisciplinary team.

Cygnet Hospital Ealing provides a welcoming, non-institutional environment, offering personalised treatment for service users with an eating disorder or personality disorder over two separate wards.

This role is based on Sunrise Ward, our 14 bed specialist Tier 4 service, providing treatment, care and support for women with a primary diagnosis of eating disorder.

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…

  • Routine medical and psychiatric support to Sunrise and emergency cover for the other ward, New Dawn (nine-bed, inpatient, NHSE commissioned personality disorder unit).
  • Initial clerking and mental state examination of newly admitted patients.
  • The assessment, appropriate investigation, diagnosis and treatment under Consultant supervision of inpatients of the unit. 
  • Participation in weekly Ward Rounds and in other multidisciplinary meetings, including Care Programme Approach (CPA) Meetings, First Tier Tribunal hearings, Managers hearings and Section 117 meetings, ensuring that full and up-to-date clinical information is available to the meeting and ensuring that medical decisions are implemented as planned
  • 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
  • The post holder will participate in the ‘duty doctor’ on-call rota at the hospital, and will be on-call. Supervision for on-call related issues will take place in consultation with the Consultant on call or the following day with the consultant for the respective Unit. 

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Salary up to £90,000 per year
  • 30 days annual leave in addition to the 8 public holidays
  • 5 days study leave to attend CPD opportunities, conferences etc.
  • 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 and free parking 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  
  • Experienced in Eating Disorders and General Adult Psychiatry
  • 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.

If you would like to discuss this role with the Hiring Managers please contact Dr Morgan Haldane (Medical Director & Consultant Psychiatrist) on and Ola Adegoke (Hospital Manager) on

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.
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