Forensic Consultant Psychiatrist

  • South East of England
  • Up to £150000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Consultant

Posted May 4, 2023

Position: Forensic psychiatrist

Grade: Consultant

Location: South East

Job type: Permanent

Start date: ASAP

Salary: Up to £150,000 per annum

Job description

We’re currently recruiting for a new permanent Forensic Doctor in Psychiatry. This position will be working for an outstanding Private Hospital based in the South East of England, working in an 18 bedded male low secure service. There is no on call requirement in this role and the proposed start date is as soon as possible.

To be eligible for this position, you will need the following:

  • Fully GMC Registered on the Specialist Register for Forensic Psychiatry or General Adult Psychiatry & MBBS (or equivalent) qualified
  • Approved Clinician Status or able to achieve within 3 months of appointment
  • Approved under S12 or able to achieve within 3 months of appointment
  • Experienced & knowledgeable in Forensic or General Adult Psychiatry
  • Knowledgeable of current issues in Forensic or General Adult Psychiatry and the Mental Health Act and Code of Practice, along with the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Code of Capacity
  • A first-rate communicator who can interview, assess & treat patients & write clear, comprehensive medical notes
  • Committed to continued professional development
  • Has actively participated in clinical audit and quality improvement programmes
  • Able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • A member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych) or equivalent

They will offer you…

  • Salary up to £150,000 per annum
  • Generous annual leave entitlement that increases with length of service
  • 5 days study leave, study budget and in-house CPD/ peer group programme
  • Research opportunities to include publishing in the trusts journal
  • Medical indemnity cover
  • Company paid Life Assurance scheme covering 3x salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free meals, on-site parking
  • Car leasing scheme
  • 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
  • Smart Health Toolkit, including 24 hour GP service with the option of prescription delivery to your local pharmacy
  • Relocation package will also be considered

Why Athona:

Athona is one of the UKs leading on-framework healthcare recruitment agencies, with a reputation for building professional and personable relationships with our candidates and Trusts nationwide. After almost two decades in the business, we pride ourselves on taking great care and detail with every candidate that we place, and we believe that there is an art to being a good recruiter. This is what we call ‘The Art of Recruitment.’

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