Forensic Consultant

  • North West of England
  • £8,400 Car allowance
  • Permanent
  • Consultant

Posted June 11, 2024

We have an excellent permanent job opportunity for a Forensic Consultant working for a private service based in Manchester. This is a full-time role providing psychiatric care to up to 25 forensic/secure inpatients (medium & low secure wards)

Salary: £154,000 per annum + £8.4K car allowance

Position: Forensic Consultant

Hours: Full Time

Setting: up to 25 forensic/secure inpatients (medium & low secure wards)

Location: Manchester

For this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for the administration of the Mental Health Act, Clinical Policy, Clinical Standards and associated administrative tasks in respect of service users.
  • Manage and evaluate the medical service through audits, ensuring clinical policy, practice and its application are research-based and of an excellent standard
  • Work in conjunction with external stakeholders to map and facilitate the service users’ journey back into the community
  • Chair ward MDT (ICR) meetings
  • Ensure the adequate working of the Care Programme Approach for service users
  • Involvement in the assessment of referrals and ensure that the service meets the needs of those who are appropriately admitted
  • Contribute to the training, education and development of staff of all disciplines
  • Participate in delivering Clinical Governance

What benefits are on offer?

  • £8,400 Car Allowance
  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays and your birthday off!
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP) and pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package
  • Free meals while on duty
  • Employee Assistance Services
  • Career development and training
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Medical indemnity cover
  • Flexibility to work in clinically led environments

For this role, we’re looking for someone who is:

  • Medically qualified with MRCPsych or equivalent
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • Innovative and imaginative with the ability to initiate corporate decisions
  • Leadership ability
  • The ability to affect change professionally and organisationally
  • Understanding of current developments in psychiatry and other aspects of mental health
  • Knowledge of change management, relevant legislation, contemporary cases in mental and physical health
  • Previous consultant experience

What can Athona offer you?

  • Experts in the psychiatry sector offering a professional and supportive service
  • Nationwide vacancies available in the NHS and private sector, many exclusive to Athona
  • Provide support from start to finish, including negotiations on terms and onboarding
  • Overseas support for candidates not familiar with the UK
  • A supportive team who truly care about your career, taking the time to understand your needs and help you achieve your aspirations
  • Support beyond placement, making sure you’re happy with your new job and it continues to fulfil your career goals.

Interested? Simply apply above today to enjoy these excellent career prospects and reap the rewards of making a real difference to others, every day.

If you are interested in learning more about this job role or any other opportunities through Athona, get in touch with Frankie on 01277 286 033.

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