Lead Addictions Psychiatrist

Southwark, London, Greater London, England
SE15 5JU
Social Interest Group £ 70000.0 - 90000.0 Per year Full time, Part time Save This Job
Pay
£ 70000.0 - 90000.0 Per year
Hours
Full time, Part time
Type
Permanent, Contract, Temporary, Bank
Job level
Qualified (non-manager), Manager
Posted
9 Sep 2021
Closes
9 Oct 2021

Job Description

The Social Interest Group are currently recruiting for a qualified and competent Lead Addictions Psychiatrist to organise, lead and oversee the clinical practices, within Brook Drive – a well-established in-patient detoxification unit based in central South London.

About the role

The Lead Addictions Psychiatrist would be responsible for capturing and cascading the learning, subsequent actions and notifications required following accident, incidents and near misses relevant to their area of delivery. As a learning organization you will be involved in the continual development of the service using a collaborative approach. The successful candidate will be responsible supervising and directing everything from employees to technology and operations.

As the Lead Addictions Psychiatrist you will possess the qualifications and practical experience in addiction psychiatry, including the management of patients within an inpatient detox setting. With excellent communication, people management and mentoring skills, with the ability to embed a culture of curiosity and empathy. If you have a deep respect for policies and ethics which leads you to inspire that in others, you are ideal for the role.

About Us

The Social Interest Group (SIG) is a leading UK based charity, providing bespoke person centred social and health care solutions. Utilising strength-based models of working, we specialise in rehabilitation and supporting people who have complex needs, empowering them to achieve their full potential. We deliver social and health care services through our subsidiary charities SIG Penrose, SIG Equinox, SIG Investments and Pathways to Independence.

Key Responsibilities:

• Overall Clinical Governance responsibility of Brook Drive, directly reporting to the Senior Director of Operations for day-to-day issues relating to brook Drive and accountable ultimately to the Group CEO and Board of Trustees

• To take the lead in clinical management for patients of Brook Drive whilst on site

• Provide effective handover of patient care to the MDT of Brook Drive, including the GPs, nurses and psychosocial teams

• Chairing the Brook Drive Clinical Governance Board

• Provide timely, accurate and effective direction regarding complex referrals to Brook Drive, including the development of treatment and care plans

• Devise strategies and plans for the substance, alcohol misuse and addiction services within Brook Drive according to company standards for excellent services and growth

• Providing guidance to Specialist Doctors and GP

• Oversee the quality of all service users care or administrative operations and programs

• To lead and organise regular meetings and forums for different parties including referring agencies, partner organisation’s, external clinicians etc. to the benefit of effective service delivery

Skills Required:

• MBBS, MRCPsych substance and alcohol addiction or equivalent relevant field

• Proven medical profession as a Doctor, Psychiatrist etc

• Proven experience as an Lead Addictions Psychiatrist or similar leadership position

• Experience of working in addictions services at a senior clinicians level

• Experience in clinical supervision and program management

• Experience in working in a multi-disciplinary organisation with comparable scope, complexity, and resources

• Knowledge of appropriate quality standards and regulatory requirements for health registered CQC provisions

• Capable of translating strategic intent into immediate successful delivery

• Professional acumen, with excellent senior level influencing and stakeholder management skills

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to engage others, at all levels

Benefits of working with us:

• Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan

• Access to employee assistance programme

• 25 days holiday increasing to 26 days after 2 years and increasing 1 day per year up to 30 days annual leave

• Medi-cash which includes the following:

• Discount gym membership

• Routine eye tests, glasses and contact lenses

• Dental treatment via NHS or Private

• Physiotherapy, Head Massage and a range of other therapies

• Life Assurance

This role is flexible and we are open to considering part-time and/or job share. We are also recruiting for immediate locum Psychiatrists to be available on call evenings and weekends, so please send us your CV if you are interested to find out more!

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check and provide employment references covering the last 5 years period including one from your most recent employer.

Ref: LeadAP

Job Details

Lead Addictions Psychiatrist

Southwark, London, Greater London, Englandd Social Interest Group
Pay
£ 70000.0 - 90000.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager), Manager
Hours
Full time, Part time
Posted
9 Sep 2021
Type
Permanent, Contract, Temporary, Bank
Closes
9 Oct 2021

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