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Consultant Psychiatrist

Employer
Elysium Healthcare
Location
Cullompton
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
26 Nov 2021
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Join the new women's Mental Health service opening at The Woodmill as a Consultant and help some of the most vulnerable people build a brighter future. It's a great time to join and help shape this new service as part of a new multidisciplinary team where you can make a real impact.

Accepting this role would see you join this new service in the centre of Cullompton and be part of a new team making a positive difference to the lives of women in need.

The Woodmill is a mental health service for women requiring rehabilitation to support them getting back into the community, where conditions may include personality disorders, Autism and associated challenges.

You will have overall clinical responsibility for the 24-hour management of in-patients, including implementing assessments for referrals, overseeing the Care Programme Approach, delegating responsibility and accountability to the Associate Specialists and other medical staff.

As a member of the Medical Directorate, you will be responsible for advising the wider team on psychiatric and medical concerns, which will see you design and deliver training to staff of all disciplines, in particular, the medical staff.

Working at The Woodmill is an ideal opportunity for people from secure ward settings who are looking for a less restrictive environment and are keen to support active rehabilitation and community participation.

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:
  • Jointly, within the Medical Directorate, develop and review Directorate policies and procedures to meet requirements of statutory bodies
  • Participate in making appropriate responsible Medical Officer arrangements to cover the 24-hour operation
  • Operationally manage within agreed standards, targets, timetables and constraints, following operational and strategic objectives in the Medical Service Level Agreement
  • Administration of the Mental Health Act, Clinical Policy, Clinical Standards and associated administrative tasks in respect of service users
  • Exercise professional leadership and institute, manage and evaluate through audit a medical service, ensuring that clinical policy, practice and its application is research-based and of a good standard
  • Be jointly responsible with the General Practitioner for the provision of medical services appropriate to patients in this service

To be successful in this role, you will:
  • Be medically qualified, MRC Psych or equivalent
  • Experience with working with women with personality disorders or mental health conditions
  • Be innovative and imaginative with the ability to initiate corporate decisions
  • An 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, knowledge of and experience in purchaser/provider contractual issues
  • Have previous Consultant experience in a management role

What you will get
  • Annual salary of £135,000
  • The equivalent of 30 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • 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 80 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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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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