Darlington, Durham, England
Consultant Psychiatrist - Learning Disability / Autism
Location – County Durham
The company care for and support adults living with a learning disability or autism in specialist hospitals and residential services throughout the UK.
Their purpose is to make a positive difference to the people and their families by delivering person-centred health and social care that helps our service users to fulfil the things they want out of life.
They set high standards for our staff teams and want people who are compassionate, trustworthy and resilient but most importantly, put the service user at the centre of all they do.
You will undertake work that is meaningful to our service users and socially important within the local community – They will provide you with the opportunity to support vulnerable adults – some of which may present with challenging behaviour - achieve their goals.
The main focus of the role will be to support the provision of safe, sound and supportive care to the people who use our service. You will have working relationships with the nursing and multidisciplinary teams, as well as internal and external stakeholders, including service users' families and loved ones.
As a specialist within intellectual disability, you will provide leadership to Service Managers and the Multi-disciplinary teams within your region.
• Competitive salary,
• Generous Mileage allowance,
• Annual Leave - 30 days (plus 8),
• Life assurance,
• Private Medical insurance,
• Pension scheme.
The successful candidate will be based in the Northeast region and provide service to Hospitals and Care Homes within the region.
County Durham is a 20 bed independent hospital providing specialist assessment and rehabilitation for men on the autistic spectrum with associated complex needs. There is full access to clinical and therapeutic specialist support to enable us to deliver creative, flexible and effective responses to individual need.
- £ 120,000 - 145,000 Per year
- Full time
- Job Level
Posted 10 Feb 2017
Closes 10 Mar 2017
This job was posted to: Psychiatry