Speciality Doctor in Psychiatry *Acute General Adult*

An exciting new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Speciality Doctor in Psychiatry

*Acute General Adult

* to work in an exceptional private mental health hospital based in the Arnold, Nottinghamshire area.

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

This hospital provides acute adult mental health services, delivered in partnership with the areas healthcare trust.

They have medium secure services on site for patients with a learning disability, and we are looking to develop other service types in the future


*To be considered for this position you must hold full GMC Registration and Approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act - preferred but not essential and you will receive support with this



As a Doctor your key responsibilities include:

  • Work alongside a Consultant Psychiatrist covering the 16 bed acute service or the 10 bed male PICU ward

  • Responsible for admitting new patients

  • Attending ward reviews and reviewing the mental and physical health of patients throughout admission and at appropriate intervals

  • Each patient is reviewed in a weekly multi-disciplinary setting

  • You will support the Consultant and MDT with assessment, appropriate investigation, diagnosis and treatment of patients

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

  • Knowledge of the Mental Health Act 1983 (2007) and Code of Practice along with Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Code of Capacity

  • The ability to interview, assess and write clear and comprehensive medical notes

  • Good communication within the MDT is essential

  • Relevant experience within a similar setting

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

This exciting position is a permanent full time role working 37.5 hours a week.

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

  • Opportunity to progress to a Consultant through the CESR programme and support with MRCPsych examinations, Section 12 and AC applications

  • Speciality Doctors will also receive 2 hours supervision and Education (SPA) per week.

  • 25 days annual leave (increasing to 27 days after 5 years of service and 30 days after 10 years service)

  • Birthday Leave

  • Enhanced maternity pay

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Support and training from the beginning of your career

  • Supplemented meals

  • Access to Employee Assistant programme and other wellness programmes

  • Employee benefits scheme (e.g.

    discounted shopping vouchers, interest free Apple Products loan scheme)

Reference ID: 6571

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

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