Specialty Doctor

An incredible new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Specialty Doctor to work in an exceptional psychiatric hospital based in the Derbyshire area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

This hospital provides low secure and mental health rehabilitation care based on the Recovery Model.

This is one of the leading services of its kind in the East and West Midlands


*To be considered for this position you must hold a Full GMC Registration



As the Specialty Doctor your key responsibilities include:

  • Provide high quality treatment under the direction of a Consultant Psychiatrist

  • Assess referrals & undertake mental state examinations of service users

  • Participate in weekly ward rounds & attend multidisciplinary meetings

  • Attend Care Programme Approach & Section 117 meetings & mental health review tribunals

  • Provide up-to-date clinical information at all meetings

  • Ensure that medical decisions are implemented as planned

  • Audit medical services & ensure compliance with GMC & other professional guidelines

  • Uphold policies & procedures and contribute to service governance & development

  • Partake in a regional on call rota of 1:7-9

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • Experienced within a mental health setting

  • Able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team

  • Knowledgeable of mental health legislation & codes of practice

  • An excellent clinical decision maker, with sound judgement & ability to manage risk

  • A first-rate communicator who can interview, assess & treat patients & write clear, comprehensive medical notes

  • Committed to continued professional development

The successful Specialty Doctor will receive an excellent salary of £85,000 - £90,000 per annum DOE.

This exciting position is a Full Time role working through Days.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • Generous exam & study leave to attend CPD opportunities, conferences etc

  • Monthly CPD grand rounds where you'll attend educational meetings & have the opportunity to meet psychiatrists from across the region

  • 30 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays

  • 5 days study leave, study budget and in-house CPD/ peer group programme

  • Company paid Life Assurance scheme covering 3x salary

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Research opportunities to include publishing in The Company Journal

  • Opportunity to lead and participate in QI & Audit initiatives

  • Company Funded Cash plan with the ability to claim up to £1000 per annum worth of benefits including free Physiotherapy, Osteopaths, Optical, dental, consultations, scans and free prescriptions

  • Gym Discounts across the UK as well as free online fitness classes with ClassPass, Nutritional Programmes and Fitness Consultations

  • Discount schemes including Reward Gateway, NHS Discount and Blue Lights Card

  • Free meals, on-site parking and EAP support

  • Car leasing scheme

  • Smart Health Toolkit, including 24 hour GP service with the option of prescription delivery to your local pharmacy

  • Annual Medical Conference

Reference ID: 5999

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV

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