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Consultant Psychiatrist – Male Medium Secure
Full Time (part time or full time will be considered)
Salary: Very Competitive plus package and benefits
Suitable for an experienced Consultant or someone due to complete their CCT in 2021 or early 2022
Due to the expansion of the service we are looking to recruit a Consultant Psychiatrist to work with adult male patients within our Medium Secure Service
You can achieve more at St Andrew’s Healthcare
St Andrew’s Healthcare is a charity with an excellent and well-deserved reputation as a provider of specialist mental healthcare. We transform the lives of people with the greatest mental health needs. Throughout our 180 year history we have helped some of society’s most vulnerable people and today we proudly continue to build world-class mental healthcare services. Our commitment to holistic care, safety, recovery and innovative therapies and treatment makes St Andrew’s the perfect place to take your career to a new level.
You will join one of the largest specialist mental health sites in the UK and join a team of over 30 other Consultant Psychiatrists and 8 Clinical Directors / Medical Directors based at our Northampton site so lots of support for someone early in their Consultant career but great opportunities for experienced Consultants to progress into Director level roles in the future too.
The Northampton site also has other services such as Low Secure, PICU, Learning Disability, Autism, Neuropsychiatry, Forensics, and CAMHS as well as our academic and research centre so great opportunities to broaden and develop your skills in the future too. It also has facilities such as a café, garden centre, charity shop, woodwork & ceramics workshop all staffed by patients and service users along with other facilities such as gym’s and swimming pools for patients and staff to use and all based in over 150 acres of beautiful woodland grounds (please see link below for more details).
Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew’s CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day
Working within our Medium Secure Service, you will be the Responsible Clinician in our specialist medium service. This is a male medium secure ward that will provide care and treatment for working age males with mental illnesses. This is a ward that will form part of an established and successful medium secure male service. You will work closely with the other male wards and clinical teams to ensure the pathways between the wards/services are maximised and meet patients’ needs as they progress through treatment and recovery.
You will lead a multi-disciplinary team and oversee the management of patients with often complex needs. You will be able to promote innovation and improvement of services, with scope to develop your specialist interests and grow your remit and responsibilities. We will actively encourage you to be a leader nationally in mental health and influence the future direction of services.
We are looking for an individual who wants a role where they have the autonomy to make decisions that will help improve patient care and outcomes. Someone who wants to join an organisation and be a leader of a team who also shares this passion.
We are extremely proud to empower the careers of our medical professionals, and our Executive Medical Director and all of our Clinical Directors have grown and developed into their current roles within the Charity
We also support a number of our Consultant Psychiatrists through an Executive MBA programme at some of the most prestigious business schools in the country. There are also opportunities to attend our regular internal CPD events and for you to develop a medico-legal out-patient practice as part of the St Andrew's Consultancy Service.
The successful candidate will lead a full MDT and help shape services further through strategic decision-making and improvement projects whilst having support from a team of Junior Doctors and MDT specialists. You will also be able to undertake research projects as part of St Andrew's commitment to innovation and world-class care.
Applicants must have MRCPsych or equivalent and hold a CCT in Forensic Psychiatry, Old Age Psychiatry or General Adult Psychiatry
The post attracts a competitive salary with travel allowance (with the option of additional remuneration for work undertaken via the St Andrew’s Consultancy service), sickness policy on par with NHS, 41 days annual leave including bank holidays, car lease scheme, free parking, cycle to work scheme, ongoing CPD and much more...