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Specialty Doctor (part-time) - General Adult Psychiatry

Employer
Elysium Healthcare
Location
Near Crawley
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
16 Sep 2021
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Join the team at Farmfield Hospital as a Specialty Doctor in General Adult Psychiatry, working part-time on their new acute male general adult unit 2.5 days per week with secretarial support and no on-call commitment.

Accepting this role would see you join this experienced Mental Health service, comprising a 52-bed secure unit with both MSU and LSU wards and two 14 bed acute general adult wards, to provide care for people with mental health conditions.

You'll provide medical support to the Consultant and will be an active member of the multidisciplinary team where your innovative and forward-thinking approach will be allowed to flourish.

You will have the opportunity for regular career development to ensure you're on the cutting edge and at the top of your game. You'll have access to excellent CPD, plus access to a large peer group of enthusiastic and high-calibre consultants.

Other responsibilities:
  • Clerking in new service users
  • Writing reports for ICRs, CPAs and hearings
  • Attending and chairing said meetings in the Consultant's absence
  • Assessing physical health and requesting appropriate tests, prescribing medication and keeping medication charts up to date, completing request form for MoJ and SOADs
  • Assessing service users for admission and reviewing those who are admitted to general hospital if required
  • Liaising with external providers to ensure smooth transition when moving service users to and from Farmfield Hospital
  • Completing ICR actions and keeping care notes dashboard up to date

You may occasionally be asked to help on the forensic side (such as seclusion reviews) if covering for the forensic associate specialist.

To be successful in this role, you will:
  • Be medically qualified, MRC Psych or equivalent
  • Be innovative and imaginative with the ability to initiate corporate decisions
  • Have essential understanding of current developments in psychiatry and other aspects of mental health
  • Have substantial knowledge of change management, relevant legislation, contemporary issues in mental health
  • Have previous experience in a similar role

To discuss this position in more detail, please contact the Medical Director, Dr Mark Harrison, on 01293 787500 ormark.harrison@elysiumhealthcare.co.uk.

What you will get
  • Annual salary of £75,000 FTE DoE
  • The equivalent of 30 days annual leave (pro-rata) - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance

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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