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Part Time Consultant Psychiatrist

Job Description

Part Time Consultant Psychiatrist
Adult Autism Residential Services

2 Days per Month.

Covering Five Residential Care Services across Hampshire and Dorset

The Cambian Group, the UK’s largest provider of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities, is looking for a dedicated, caring individual to join the company as a Consultant Psychiatrist.
We offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits.

Our residential services are designed to provide each individual with an organised and efficient care and developmental pathway that is delivered in living and learning environments that promote warmth, security, consistency and understanding – essential for individuals who live with autism and its day-to-day challenges.

We maintain an ethos of individual learning through experience and therapeutic services with the aim to empower individuals to progress towards an environment with less support and appropriate community presence and participation.

Each individual care / support and developmental programme in conjunction with positive behaviour support plans is designed to influence a gradual process of development. Each will outline the anticipated care needed in an appropriate timeframe to help each individual move progressively and positively throughout their care pathway with measured outcomes.

Our Resident profile:

Diagnosis of autism and learning disability with associated co-morbid conditions

Challenging behaviour

Communication challenges

Complex needs such as epilepsy

Likely history of multiple exclusions and placement or family breakdowns

Can have an SEN statement

May be subjected to DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) or Care Orders

Job Role

We are looking for an experienced and dedicated Consultant Psychiatrist to join our multidisciplinary team. The team consists of full time professionals including Speech and Language and Occupational Therapists and Psychologists. The team meets regularly to review all patients and there are no referrals between professionals as all patients are expected to engage with all disciplines.

Full induction training is given. You will also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession and just like our service users you will be learning all the time through our on-going mentoring and support.

Candidate Profile


- Certificate of completion of Specialist Training

- MRCPsych

- Approved Clinician status

- Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in busy environment

- Able to evidence good multi-disciplinary team working

- Evidence of development of special interest

In return we offer:

- Study leave

- CPD program, including regular CPD meetings

- Support from Speciality Doctor

You will be encouraged to contribute to, and influence the development of the active care model. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you must be able to show initiative, demonstrating clear decision making and leadership skills. Additionally you will support empowerment of the residents with particular regard to their dignity, rights and advice.

Successful candidates will have to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks. Cambian is an equal opportunities employer.

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