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General Adult Consultant Psychiatrist

£78,000 - £104,000

Job Description

Excellent opportunity to join a high performing Mental Health trust witin the inpatient sector. The centre in total is a 39 bedded inpatient unit catering for people who need an acute admission to hospital following a mental health crisis.

The unit, made up of two wards is based on a University Hospital site in central midlands. There are 19 beds on each ward, which are gender specific, and a 39th bed for the CAMHS service.

There is a medical team for each ward, consisting of a Consultant, Specialty Doctor and two Trainee Doctors. They work in collaboration with Nurses, Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Peer Support Workers and other members of the social and recovery team.

This role is based within the male ward. A significant proportion of admissions are for a short stay for patients who have a range of mental presentations including psychosis, personality disorder and mood disorders.

The team, led by the Consultant, offers a comprehensive assessment and treatment package of person-centred care to all patients. Bi- weekly ward rounds allow for care plans to be monitored and close collaboration with patients, families and carers focusing on recovery. The team work towards facilitating timely discharge from hospital by working closely with colleagues in the Crisis Resolution Team and community services.

The post-holder will work in collaboration with the matron, ward manager, nurses and other members of the MDT to constantly ensure high quality care is delivered.

Requirements for the role: 

  • Non-EEA - MRCPsych
  • EEA - equivalent specialisation in psychiatry 

The trust will consider a rage of adult psychiatry experience, so if you are interested in discussing the opportunity to work in an established inpatient setting, please apply and one of our team will be in touch. 

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