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Associate Specialist Doctor posted by Hays Healthcare

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Full Time
St. Helens
£90,000 - £95,000 / year

Job Description

Associate Specialist Doctor in addictions

Hays Healthcare is recruiting for a lead exclusively for the UK's largest and leading addictions and criminal justice charity.

Job Title:

Associate Specialist Doctor


£90,000 to £95,000


St Helens

Job Description:

As directed by the Clinical Consultant, the post-holder will be an integral member of a team delivering comprehensive clinical services to drug & alcohol substance misusers. The post holder will provide a key part of the comprehensive assessment process and will be responsible for the initiation and implementation of treatment and detoxification programmes for clients suffering from dependency to opiates, alcohol, benzodiazepines and stimulants.

You will be required to work flexibly across a number of operational sites as required and work flexibly within an agreed number of hours to maintain the most appropriate level of service provision. This will include evening and weekend working.

You will be expected to take responsibility for personal development, identifying personal training needs and participate in regular supervision and appraisal.

Essential Criteria:

  • 2-3 Years minimum experience of substance misuse/addictions psychiatry.
  • Experience of working with substance misuse including alcohol and mental health issues and a clear understanding of the need for and ability to deliver quality services.
  • Be a qualified medical doctor to a minimum of staff grade.
  • Sound and demonstrable knowledge of clinical prescribing issues.
  • Sound and demonstrable knowledge and understand of addiction.
  • Knowledge of the issues facing substance misusers including appropriate medical interventions, social care and health issues.
  • Ability to assess and care plan service users and formulate written reports as necessary.
  • Community based support practices.
  • Maintain professional boundaries and work effectively with partnership agencies.
  • Demonstrate skills to undertake administrative duties and PC literacy.
  • Experience of contributing to project development.
  • Clinical auditing skills to inform evaluation of the service and identify areas for development.

For more information about the role, or for a confidential discussion about what you are looking for, please contact Phil Siwek on [Click here to apply]. If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

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