Consultant Psychiatrist

Chris Paul
London, United Kingdom
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The hospital is a 25-bed high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for both men and women. Provide a multi-disciplinary input including occupational therapy, psychology, psychiatry and vocational training.

The Opportunity

As a Consultant Psychiatrist you will have medical responsibility for patients across the service and work as part of a larger multi-disciplinary team made up of various healthcare professionals.

Duties will include; screening and assessing referrals, mental state examination, appropriate diagnosis and treatment, ward rounds and any clinical audits. This position takes a lead on the implementation of risk assessment, risk management and embed clinical governance within the hospital.

This role will be working 3-4 days per week, flexible around the successful applicant.

We are looking for people who have:

  • Current experience as a Consultant Psychiatrist, full GMC registration, Section 12 and AC Status
  • Experience in Adult Psychiatry is essential
  • Experience of working in an Acute Hospital setting
  • Excellent knowledge of the Mental Health Act and Code of Practice along with Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Code of Capacity
  • The ability to interview, assess and treat patients and write clear comprehensive medical notes
  • Proven record of CPD (Continued Professional Development)
  • The ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Membership of Royal College of Psychiatrists, Physicians, General Practitioners or equivalent 

In return, we will offer you:

  • Salary: up to £140,000 (pro rata and depending on experience)
  • Specialist Nursing onsite support
  • Generous annual leave entitlement which increases with length of service
  • CPD support and study leave
  • Opportunity to undertake further learning and development
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