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Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist

Salary: Circa £150,000 Per Year Location: South East Sector: Private Sector Job Type: Permanent Type of Service: Adult, Health

Hampton's Resourcing are currently supporting a medium sized private company with the recruitment of a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist to join their team at their Buckinghamshire based Hospital.

The Hospital supports 80 patients in a mental health inpatient service that offers a therapeutic environment split into 5 wards where the focus is on maximising positive outcomes and recovery. We provide two separate care pathways for men and women from locked acute admissions services to low secure through to medium secure services.

The Role

As a Consultant Psychiatrist you will have medical responsibility for patients across the service and work as part of a team to include; a Specialty Doctor, Allied Health Professionals, Psychology, Management, Nursing and Support Workers.

In this role, you will have overall responsibility of patient treatment plans, whilst liaising with the multi-disciplinary team. Duties will include; screening and assessing referrals, mental state examination of service users, appropriate investigation / diagnosis and treatment, participation in ward rounds and clinical audit. You will also lead the implementation of risk assessment, risk management and embed clinical governance within the hospital. Be responsible for the supervision of reports for Mental Health Act Tribunals and managers' hearings and attend hearings whenever possible.

Candidate Criteria

  • Current experience as a Consultant Psychiatrist, full GMC registration, Section 12 and AC Status
  • Experience in Adult Psychiatry is essential
  • Excellent knowledge of the Mental Health Act and Code of Practice along with Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Code of Capacity
  • The ability to interview, assess and treat patients and write clear comprehensive medical notes
  • Proven record of CPD (Continued Professional Development)
  • The ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Membership of Royal College of Psychiatrists, Physicians, General Practitioners or equivalent

Salary: up to £150,000 + Company Benefits

If you are Interested in this position or would like to have a confidential discussion to find out further details, please email your CV or call Natalie DeMarco: 01926 354 600

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