Specialty Doctor

Bristol, City of Bristol, England
Cygnet £65000.0 - 75000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
£65000.0 - 75000.0 Per year
Full time
Other Qualified Professional
20 Feb 2024
6 Mar 2024

Job Description

Are you an outstanding Specialty or Associate Specialist Doctor looking for your next challenge in psychiatry – and a competitive salary?

With us, you’ll have the opportunity to progress your career to Consultant level through our prestigious CESR programme and we also offer support and teaching towards completion of MRCPsych exams.

We have an opportunity for a full-time Specialty Doctor to shape services at Cygnet Hospital Brunel – while being fully supported by a Consultant Psychiatrist / Neuropsychiatrist and first-class multidisciplinary team.

Cygnet Hospital Brunel is a 32 bed Neuropsychiatric service offering neurorehabilitation for complex acquired brain injury individuals. The hospital is a modern facility which has been designed specifically to provide a clinically led evidence based neuropsychiatric pathway for individuals presenting with behaviours that challenge. 

In this role you will be working on Pilot and Yawl wards, providing neuropsychiatric care to male patients aged 18-65 years affected by an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).

Pilot Ward supports individuals with a co-morbid diagnosis of ABI and Organic Behaviour Disorders. Bespoke treatment pathways help to manage impairments generated by both ABI and Mental Health conditions, ensuring symptom regulation is maintained for optimum recovery and quality of life.

Yawl offers a slower stream Neuropsychiatric Rehabilitation pathway for men affected by an ABI. The ward offers service users an opportunity to maximise their skills through a slower stream approach enabling them to transfer their skills into the community and day to day living prior to their successful discharge.

At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.

You’ll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts – as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits – to support you to be happy both in and out of work.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others – every day.

Your role responsibilities…

  • Provide high quality treatment under the direction of a Consultant Psychiatrist
  • Assess referrals & undertake mental state examinations of service users
  • Participate in weekly ward rounds & attend multidisciplinary meetings
  • Attend Care Programme Approach & Section 117 meetings & mental health review tribunals
  • Provide up-to-date clinical information at all meetings
  • Ensure that medical decisions are implemented as planned
  • Audit medical services & ensure compliance with GMC & other professional guidelines
  • Uphold policies & procedures and contribute to service governance & development
  • Participate in 1:5 On call rota

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Salary between ?£65,000 - ?£75,000 per year (depending on experience)
  • Generous exam & study leave to attend CPD opportunities, conferences etc
  • Monthly CPD grand rounds where you’ll attend educational meetings & have the opportunity to meet psychiatrists from across the region
  • Financial support for further training & personal development
  • Appraisal & peer supervision
  • Company paid life assurance scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the NHS Discount Scheme
  • Free meals on duty & cycle to work scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit, providing fitness programmes, nutrition consultation & health checks

We are looking for someone who is... 

  • Fully GMC registered & MBBS (or equivalent) qualified  
  • Experienced in liaison psychiatry, general medicine and rehabilitation
  • Experienced in neuropsychiatry (desirable)
  • Able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Knowledgeable of mental health legislation & codes of practice
  • An excellent clinical decision maker, with sound judgement & ability to manage risk
  • A first-rate communicator who can interview, assess & treat patients & write clear, comprehensive medical notes
  • Committed to continued professional development
  • Preferably approved under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act & a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, or equivalent

Our CESR programme

Ref: 34738

Job Details

Specialty Doctor

Bristol, City of Bristol, Englandd Cygnet
£65000.0 - 75000.0 Per year
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Full time
20 Feb 2024
6 Mar 2024

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