General Adult Consultant

  • North East of England
  • £4,000 welcome bonus
  • Permanent
  • Consultant

Posted May 14, 2024

We have an excellent permanent job opportunity for a General Adult Consultant working for a private inpatient service based in the North East. This is a full-time role, providing psychiatric care to patients on a 10-bed female PICU service.

Your expertise will be the driving force for life-changing treatment, where you’re fully supported by a Specialty Doctor and a first-class multidisciplinary team (MDT).

Salary: £155,000 per annum + £4,000 welcome bonus

Position: General Adult Consultant

Hours: Full time 40 hours per week

Setting: Female PICU service

Location: North East

For this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team (MDT)
  • Take overall responsibility for patient treatment plans in conjunction with the MDT
  • Assess referrals & undertake mental state examinations of service users
  • Undertake appropriate investigations, diagnosis & treatment
  • Participate in ward rounds & clinical audits
  • Lead the implementation of risk assessment, risk management & embed clinical governance
  • Supervise reports for Mental Health Act tribunals & managers’ hearings & attend hearings
  • Participate in the 1 in 13 telephone on-call rota

What benefits are on offer?

  • Up to 32 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • 5 days study leave, study budget and in-house CPD/peer group programme
  • Company paid life assurance scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Gym discounts across the UK, free online fitness classes and nutritional programmes
  • Exclusive access to prestigious discount schemes, including Reward Gateway
  • Free meals, on-site parking and EAP support
  • Car leasing scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit, including 24 hour GP service with the option of prescription delivery to your local pharmacy

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

  • Fully GMC registered & MBBS (or equivalent) qualified
  • Registered on the specialist register (CCT/CESR), Section 12 and AC Status
  • Experienced & knowledgeable in adult psychiatry & mental health diagnosis
  • Knowledgeable of 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
  • Able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • A member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych) or equivalent

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 fulfils 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 286 011 or Frankie.barker@athona.com

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