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Consultant Psychiatrist - Adult Male Learning Disability Service

Employer
St Andrew's Healthcare
Location
Northampton
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
20 Oct 2021
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Consultant Psychiatrist - Adult Male Learning Disability Service

Location: Northampton

Full Time (part time or full time will be considered)

Salary: Very Competitive plus package and benefits

Suitable for an experienced Consultant or someone due to complete their CCT in 2021 or early 2022

You can achieve more at St Andrew's Healthcare

St Andrew's Healthcare is a charity with an excellent and well-deserved reputation as a provider of specialist mental healthcare. We transform the lives of people with the greatest mental health needs. Throughout our 180 year history we have helped some of society's most vulnerable people and today we proudly continue to build world-class mental healthcare services. Our commitment to holistic care, safety, recovery and innovative therapies and treatment makes St Andrew's the perfect place to take your career to a new level.

You will join a medically led organisation which has 8 Psychiatry Directors as part of our Executive Leadership team. This along with 30 other Consultant Psychiatrists based in Northampton will give you the support you need to succeed and enjoy your role whilst also having the opportunities to progress for the future too.

For newly qualified Consultants we provide mentoring where you will receive the support of an experienced Consultant colleague to help you through the transition to Consultant Psychiatrist.

The Northampton site also has other services such as Low Secure, PICU, Autism (ASD), Neuropsychiatry, Forensics, and CAMHS as well as our academic and research centre so great opportunities to broaden and develop your skills in the future too. It also has facilities such as a café, garden centre, charity shop, woodwork & ceramics workshop all staffed by patients and service users along with other facilities such as gym's and swimming pools for patients and staff to use and all based in over 150 acres of beautiful woodland grounds.

Northamptonshire is also a great place to live due to having great schools, very reasonable house prices and a good mix of facilities within the town as well as really nice villages and countryside too. Based in the midlands you have great access to the M1 and M6 and will be based under an hour's drive / train from London and Birmingham too.

Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew's CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day

The Service

The Learning Disability Servicehas an exciting opportunity to develop and strengthen your experience working with patients in our secure care settings.

The post-holders will be able to undertake non-clinical activities of interest e.g. research, teaching, governance and management - in an innovative way, and we actively encourage you to be a leader nationally in mental health and influence the direction of services in order for them to be the best for our patients. The formation of our services has increased the autonomy of services and enabled us to transform the care and treatment we deliver to patients.

The Role

The Learning Disabilityservice in Northampton have an exciting opportunity for a Consultant Psychiatrist to develop and strengthen their experience working with patients in secure care settings and the chance to develop research and clinical ideas. This service is forward-thinking, open to new ideas and a holistic approach is taken to patient care and treatment.

If you would like to be part of working with an innovative and dynamic team; be able to develop and deliver up to date treatments; and work in a supportive environment then this is the place for you! This will be a personally and professionally rewarding role. The post-holder will be able to undertake non-clinical activities of interest e.g. research, teaching, governance and management - in an innovative way, and influence the direction of services in order for them to attain the best outcomes for our patients.

You will lead a multi-disciplinary team and oversee the management of patients with often complex needs.You will be able to promote innovation and improvement of services, with scope to develop your specialist interests and grow your remit and responsibilities.You will have an office and the support of an associate specialist as ward doctor and a full MDT including Specialty Doctors, Clinical Administrators and Personal Assistants dedicated to your wards and service.

We are looking for an individual who wants a role where they have the autonomy to make decisions that will help improve patient care and outcomes and has a passion about transforming care. Someone who wants to join an organisation and be a leader of a team who also shares this passion.

Development

We are extremely proud to empower the careers of our medical professionals, and our Executive Medical Director and all of our Clinical Directors have grown and developed into their current roles within the Charity

We also support a number of our Consultant Psychiatrists through an Executive MBA programme at some of the most prestigious business schools in the country. There are also opportunities to attend our regular internal CPD events and for you to develop a medico-legal out-patient practice as part of the St Andrew's Consultancy Service.

The Person

Applicants must have MRCPsych or equivalent and hold a CCT in Forensic Psychiatry, Learning Disability Psychiatry or General Adult Psychiatry

Reward
The post attracts a competitive salary with travel allowance (with the option of additional remuneration for work undertaken via the St Andrew's Consultancy service), sickness policy on par with NHS, 41 days annual leave including bank holidays, car lease scheme, free parking, cycle to work scheme, ongoing CPDand much more...

Interested?

For further details please contact our Internal Recruitment Consultant, James Farrelly on 01604 616624 jcfarrelly@standrew.co.uk

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