Consultant Psychiatrist

  • Job Reference: 00095878-1
  • Date Posted: 12 November 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
  • Salary: £159,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Join the team at The Chimneys in Suffolk as a Consultant Psychiatrist on their transitional improvement journey and be part of meaningful change to continue to improve the service. It's a great opportunity to make your mark and drive positive change, with support from a Medical Secretary and Specialist Doctor.

As a Consultant Psychiatrist , you will work closely with multi-disciplinary teams to ensure that clients receive a holistic and person-centric care and treatment programme based on the recovery model. You will also be dedicated to providing high quality clinical care for patients referred to and using the services of the hospital.

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.

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.

Your responsibilities will include:

Taking clinical responsibility for patients, including multidisciplinary ward rounds, risk reviews, strategic reviews and the development of a therapeutic milieu.
Fulfilling the role of Responsible Clinician to patients detained under the Mental Health Act (1983).
Offering a psychiatric perspective to the multidisciplinary team in relation to the assessment, formulation and treatment of patients.
Contributing to management meetings and clinical governance meetings for the services provided at the hospital, and contributing to the development of service strategy.
Contributing to in-house training programmes within the services and offering supervision to other members of the multi-disciplinary team, particularly junior medical staff.
Maintaining CPD and re-validation requirements, as determined by the Royal College of Psychiatrists or other relevant statutory bodies.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, knowledge of and experience in purchaser/provider contractual issues
Have previous Consultant experience in a management roleWhat you will get

Annual salary of £159,000 + Benefits
The equivalent of 30 days annual leave (pro-rata) - plus your birthday off!
Free meals
Career development and training
Pension contribution
Life AssuranceThere 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 over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move.

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally.

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

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