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Associate Specialist / Specialty Doctor

Job Description

Are you an experienced Associate Specialist or Specialty Doctor looking for a new challenge within Psychiatry? We have a fantastic opportunity for a Psychiatrist within our Meridian Ward, which is a 17-bedded Male Low Secure service.

As part of one of the UK’s largest independent providers of mental health care, Cygnet Hospital Blackheath is a great environment to take your career forward and join a well-established multi-disciplinary team. Cygnet Hospital Blackheath is 32 bedded male service with 2 wards; a 17 bedded Low Secure ward (Meridian ward) and a 15 bedded PICU (Tyler ward).

If you’d like to be part of a hospital that is focused on delivering fantastic patient care in a well-maintained and therapeutic environment, we would love to hear from you.

From you, we’ll need a minimum of 18 months psychiatric experience and you must be both a team player and able to work autonomously, with the ability to contribute effectively to service development. Applicants must also have full registration with the GMC including a Licence to Practice. In return, you will be working with a dynamic and focused team, with access to ongoing opportunities to support your Continuing Professional Development.

We offer personal development opportunities by the way of link with the academic program for medical staff at the GMC and there will also be the opportunity to undertake clinically relevant research, audit and contribute to the unit quality improvement initiatives. You will also support the service by contributing to CQUIN submissions.

Cygnet Hospital Blackheath offers a great range of benefits, which includes annual bonus scheme contributory pension scheme, free life assurance, a comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre, childcare vouchers and paid birthday and anniversary of joining company leave. In addition we offer subsidised meals and free car parking where available.

As a growing organisation, with exciting plans for the future, we are passionate about driving employee development and supporting our staff’s wellbeing.

Interviews will be held during week commencing 29th August 2016.

For informal enquiries or to arrange for phone discussion or informal meeting with Dr Humphrey Needham-Bennett(Consultant Psychiatrist/Medical Director) , please contact Sharon Fox, Registered/Clinical Manager on  ( Phone number removed )  or email ( Email address removed ) or Joe Thomas - Hospital Manager on  ( Phone number removed )  or email ( Email address removed ).

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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