Specialty Doctor - Male Mental Health & Brain Injuries

Warrington, Cheshire, England
£ 75,000 - 75,000 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
9 Oct 2019
9 Nov 2019

Job Description

Specialty Doctor - Male Mental Health & Brain Injuries


Salary: £75,000 per annum



Compass Associates are proud to be working with a nationwide provider of mental health, learning disabilities and neurological services to recruit a Specialty Doctor. This is a full-time role working Monday to Friday plus participation in the North West on call rota.


The role is based at a specialist secure service in Cheshire for adult males with challenging behaviours, mental health conditions, autism, brain injuries and progressive neurological conditions. The successful candidate will cover the medium and low secure wards with clinical support and supervision from three experienced Consultant Psychiatrists and peer support from another Specialty Doctor. Some of your responsibilities involve carrying out comprehensive physical health assessments on admission, seeking collateral history, manage physical health problems and completing discharge letters and reports.


Clinical Supervision & CPD Opportunities:

One of the full time Consultant Psychiatrists will be designated as your clinical supervisor and you will have the opportunity to be involved in research, audits, training and teaching.


Commutable from: Manchester, St Helens, Leigh, Widnes, Runcorn, Liverpool, Wigan, Bolton, Northwich, Ellesmere Port, Chester, Crewe, Macclesfield, Altrincham and nearby towns.


The Candidate

The successful candidate must have:

A recognised medical degree

Full GMC registration

Minimum of 3 years' experience in adult psychiatry

Had an appraisal/RITA in the past year

Section 12 Approval (desirable)

Approved Clinician status (desirable)

MRCPsych (desirable)

Brain injury, learning disabilities or deaf mental health experience (desirable)



One afternoon per week protected CPD time

Support for CESR, Approved Clinical status and Section 12 Approval

Study leave throughout the year for your appraisal

Extra paid locum shifts available if required

Time off in lieu for on calls worked

25 days a/l + bank hols

Paid leave for your birthday

Buy extra or sell unused annual leave

Life assurance

Company pension

Cycle to work scheme

Staff wellbeing scheme

CPD opportunities

Protected time for CPD

Employee assistance programme

Retail discounts

Car salary sacrifice

Mileage expensed

Free lunch on duty

Free parking


Interview Process

Interview with the Lead Consultant Psychiatrist and Hospital Director.


Contact details

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please contact Lynette Robb directly on Apply. Alternatively email an updated CV to Apply   



Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer a £200 John Lewis voucher for a successful recommendation following the completion of probation/rebate.


Compass Associates, established in 2009, is an award-winning, UK specialist Health and Social Care Recruitment Consultancy providing tailored, high quality recruitment solutions for all permanent assignments.   

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