Consultant Psychiatrist

  • Job Reference: 00095756-1
  • Date Posted: 11 November 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Salary: £149,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Do you want to work in a friendly, committed and established forensic and mental health service, where your knowledge and skills will be valued? Are you a Consultant Psychiatrist with experience working with people with complex mental health and/or neurological care needs? If so, join the team at St Marys Hospital.

Working 37.5 hours a week, you will join St Marys that providing specialist care primarily for people with Acquired Brain Injuries (ABI) in medium and low secure setting, with a layout that enables you to deliver care within a low stimulus, spacious environment. There is also a small 4 bedded acute unit.

The team consists of 3 consultants and 2 Specialty Doctors, you will deliver clinical care to a dedicated caseload. You will have support from a dedicated supervisor and secretary team, with at least a Speciality Doctor per ward. The Consultants have experience in neuro-psychiatry, learning disability, forensic, and deafness care.

As a Consultant Psychiatrist, you will be responsible for delivering care programmes, which will see you manage physical and mental health concerns and provide individualised approaches to the care and treatment of people admitted to the hospital.

At St Marys Hospital, you will be a part of a culture where there is a strong emphasis on teamwork and support, where you will have dedicated time to access CPD opportunities, with allocated study leave. You will be supported by the Lead Consultant, who was awarded the North West Consultant of the year in 2020 by the Royal College of Psychiatrists- NW Division.

St Marys Hospital is situated in Warrington, close to Liverpool, Manchester, Chester and surrounding areas. There are excellent transport links, which allows the town to be reachable for those travelling across the North West.

When you work for Elysium Healthcare, you have instant access to a large and supportive peer group of like-minded professionals to engage and network with.

This role includes second on-call duties (currently 1 in 16) where you will have junior-level support every day. There is also opportunities for voluntary paid extra first on call locum shift, and time back in lieu for on-calls.

Your responsibilities:

Contributing to the service development by participating in Clinical Governance activities by conducting audits, research and teaching
Work effectively with colleagues to ensure that service users have access to appropriate medical cover
Undertaking psychiatric and external assessments for people referred to the unit to determine the appropriate level of care to be provided
Provide oral and written evidence at First-tier Tribunal and Hospital Managers' hearings
Chairing ward rounds and CPAs
Attendance at other relevant meetings following agreement ( e.g.staff forum, National Secure ABI forum etc) To be successful in this role, you'll need:

Full GMC registration
Experience working in psychiatry within multi-disciplinary teams
To be in good standing with the Royal College of Psychiatrists
To have had an appraisal within the last year
Experience working within brain injury/ forensic/ acute services
MRC Psych
Section 12 (2) approval
AC statusWhat you will get

Annual salary of £149,000
Indemnity cover with MPS
The equivalent of 30 days annual leave (pro-rata) - plus your birthday off!
Free meals
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Pension contribution
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity PackageThere are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

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.

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