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Associate Specialist Doctor

  • Location:

    Surrey, England

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £80000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gareth Price

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Gareth Price

Vetro have a wonderful new opportunity at a Surrey hospital which offers low and medium secure services for male patients who have been detained under the Mental Health Act (1983) and who benefit from extended treatment and rehabilitation. The role is that of an Associate Speciality Doctor, who will provide specialist care and support for people with mental health needs.

The salary for this 37.5 hours per week role is £80,000 and there are substantial added benefits included for the successful applicant.

About The Role:

The hospital provides specialist therapies and treatments for individuals with a range of mental illness', with clear assessment and recovery focused outcomes. The hospital often cares for individuals with complex presentations, with mental illness, personality disorder, substance misuse issues and challenging behaviour.

You will work alongside a multidisciplinary team that provides care for adult men (18+) with forensic background and complex mental health needs. Reporting to a Consultant, you will have prior experience working in a similar environment, completing specialist training within medicine. You will ensure all service users have a full physical health screen upon admission, which will include a physical examination, ECG and bloods. You will take the lead on managing any physical health concerns and continue to analyse their mental health.


Ensuring an adequate handover to colleagues, including out of hours.
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 the supervision of Consultant.
Depending on your experience, providing oral evidence at First-tier Tribunal and Hospital Managers' hearings under the supervision of the Consultant.
Contributing to the service development by participating in Clinical Governance 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.


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 similar environment
MRCPsych (desirable)
Section 12 (2) approval (desirable)
AC status (desirable)

Salary & Benefits:

Annual salary of £80,000
The equivalent of 25 days of annual leave, 8 bank holidays- plus your birthday off.
Free meals and parking
Career development and training
Pension contribution
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity Package

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.

**If this opportunity is of interest please click apply below with an up to date CV**