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Consultant Psychiatrist - General Adult

Elysium Healthcare
Competitive salary
Closing date
26 Jul 2021
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Job Details

As a General Adult Consultant Psychiatrist, this is your opportunity to join the multidisciplinary team at our new acute general adult unit at Farmfield Hospital, providing medical leadership and take on RC responsibility for patients across both General Adult wards with the support of a non-consultant grade doctors and a medical secretary.

There is great emphasis on Continuous Professional Development, with active support for you in developing your skills and knowledge and in achieving your personal development plans. After all, a better you means better care.

You will be based on one ward with RC responsibilities for around 19 patients, with duties including:
  • Coordinating and chairing ICRs, CPAs, professionals meetings
  • Presenting evidence at MHRTs and Managers hearings
  • Entering notes onto our electronic notes system and keeping dashboards up to date
  • Covering the other Consultant whilst they are away
  • Keeping up to date with mandatory training and attending relevant hospital wide meetings

Farmfield Hospital is a 80 bed purpose-built secure unit with both MSU and LSU wards, and two general adult wards, which is run by the highly-experienced Hospital Director, Gerry. The hospital is located next to Gatwick with excellent transport links to London and Brighton.

With excellent communication skills (both verbally and written) you will be able to build effective relationships with service users, colleagues and other professionals. You will also have good IT skills, which are essential.

To discuss this position in more detail, please contact the Farmfield Medical Director,DrMark Harrison on 01293 787500

Closing Date for applications: 7th August 2021.

What you will get
  • Competitive annual salary
  • Career development and training
  • Medical Indemnity Insurance paid
  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at the commencement of employment)
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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