Speciality Doctor - Mental Health Acute Service

  • Job Reference: 00027696-1
  • Date Posted: 18 November 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £75,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Speciality Doctor required to deliver high-quality clinical service to patients across two adult acute admissions wards one 12 bed male ward, and one 11 bed female ward.

You will work closely with the units multi-disciplinary team, including the Consultant, to ensure that patients receive a holistic and person-centric treatment programme based on the recovery model.

The centre of our philosophy is that this journey is all about the individual. By ensuring individualised care is delivered which is evidenced based, people can move through pathways of care as their condition improves. Families and friends are an active part in each person's recovery process and helping all reach the end goal of more independent living where this is possible.

Location: Potters Bar, Hertfordshire

Salary: £75000 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Our Specialty Doctor role also involves:

Ensuring an adequate handover to colleagues including out of hours.
Reviewing the mental state of patients as per the hospital procedure.
Ensuring that each patient has a full physical health screen upon admission including physical examination, ECG and bloods (the hospital has some phlebotomists).
Taking a lead with managing any physical health concerns that emerge during inpatient stay.
Seeking collateral history from other professionals and family.
Completing discharge letters/reports/s62 forms as required in a timely manner.
Preparing First-tier Tribunal and Hospital Managers' hearing reports under supervision of Consultant.
Depending on your experience, providing oral evidence at First-tier Tribunal and Hospital Managers' hearings under the supervision of Consultant.
Contributing to the service development by participating in Clinical Governance and CPD activities by conducting audits, research and teaching.
Work effectively with colleagues to ensure that patients have access to appropriate medical cover at all times.
Providing prospective cover to other specialty doctors when they are on leave.
Taking part in the unit first on-call rota
To be successful as a Specialty Doctor, 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/RITA within the last year
At least 3 years' experience in Psychiatry
Experience working as a doctor within a PICU/secure services (desirable)
MRCPsych (desirable)
Section 12 (2) approval (desirable)
AC status (desirable)

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and your birthday off.
£75,000 per year
A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP) and pension contribution
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity Package
Free meals while on duty
Employee Assistance Services
Continuous learning and development
Wellbeing support and activities
Voluntary benefits
There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.

Location: Potters Bar, Hertfordshire

Salary: £75000 per annum

Hours: Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Speciality Doctor - to work within a very positive, friendly and supportive Mental Health hospital for adults who require acute care, treatment and stabilisation. The hospital is situated in in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire.

Service Details: This Hospital is split across four wards:

2x Adult Acute Wards - for adults suffering an acute mental health episode
2x Tier 4 CAMHS Wards - for young people with personality disorders and acute mental illnesses
*The role requires you to work within the 2 adult acute units 1x male and 1 x female.

Location : The hospital is situated in a residential area which is very accessible via car, train, bus and the London Underground. It's local to a number of bus routes and there is a train station very close by.

For more information or to apply for the role please call Amy Parker on (phone number removed) or email a copy of your CV to (url removed)

You can also text me on (phone number removed) - this number is only for texting. If you do decide to text, please pop your name on there so I know it's from you.

Covid-19 / coronavirus - : Our priority is the continued care of our residents and patients, as well as ensuring that staff are safe and well protected. We are recruiting as normal and we will try to arrange face to face interviews where possible, however if you prefer, we are happy to schedule video or telephone interviews. If you have any questions or concerns about proceeding with your application in these unsettling times, please drop me an email or give me a call. I am more than happy to talk things through with you or offer advice.

Applications will be held in the strictest confidence.