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Consultant Psychiatrist - Forensic

  • Location:

    Tadworth, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Vetro Nursing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £86400 per annum

  • Contact:

    Adam Blanchard

  • Contact email:

    adam@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    abcptw_1579599246

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-20

  • Consultant:

    Adam Blanchard

I have a superb opportunity for a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist to work part time within a specialist mental health hospital providing services to male user's aged 18+. The aim of the role is to provide medical leadership and to function as an active member of the multi-disciplinary team.

Responsibilities:

  • Allocate specialist psychological treatments in line with individual need
  • Assess physical health - taking special responsibility for medical issues/medically
  • Supervising and directing the work of other staff who treat the patients.
  • Ensuring effective liaison with referring teams.
  • Facilitating regular CPA review meeting
  • Act as Responsible Clinicians for patients detained under the Mental Health Act.
  • To provide on-call service and ensure the provision of medical cover to the unit at all times.

About the role:

  • You will provide clinical leadership to MDT team.
  • You oversee the care and treatment of up to 12 patients with enduring mental illness and complex needs.
  • You will be job sharing with a consultant from either of our 2 local sites.
  • You will receive peer support from the consultant groups.
  • You will have the support from a full MDT team as well as secretarial support.
  • You will need excellent communication skills (both verbally and written) and the ability to build effective relationships with patients, colleagues and other professionals.
  • Good IT skills are essential.

Salary:

£86,400 working 3 days per week part time, extensive benefits.

**Apply below with an up to date CV and one of the of team will be in contact to discuss further**