General Adult Specialty Doctor Psychiatrist

  • Yorkshire and Humber
  • Negotiable
  • Locum/Temporary
  • Specialty Doctor

Posted April 16, 2024

As a Specialty Doctor General Adult Psychiatrist working for an NHS Trust in Yorkshire and Humber, your proposed hours will be Monday – Friday 9-5 in an Intensive Support Service. This role is a full-time position and will commence as soon as possible for 3 months initially. To be considered for this role, applicants will need full GMC registration, an enhanced DBS, Section 12.

Responsibilities of the role

  • Prioritisation of complex and risky cases who are admission vulnerable
  • Undertake home visits and visits elsewhere in the community depending on clinical need and expertise required (car driver)
  • Liaison with other professionals as required
  • Excellent communication skills employed
  • Prescribing using EPMA (Trust system)
  • Accurate and timely (same day) documentation of patient reviews, with clear plan with each entry on Care Director (EPR)
  • Application of the MCA and MHA when necessary. Must be S12 approved
  • Use of knowledge of safeguarding in clinical decision making

Who you’re working for

The vision of this trust is to provide outstanding mental health and learning disability services to everyone. Supporting people with a wide range of mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, OCD, dementia, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. They also support those living with struggles such as addiction, eating disorders and gender dysphoria.

About the location

Yorkshire and The Humber is one of the smaller of the nine regions of England, covering Leeds, Sheffield, Bradford, Hull and York. Outside the major urban areas, you can find quaint villages, ruined abbeys and some of the country’s most stunning stately homes. Famous for its Yorkshire puddings, gravy and Yorkshire tea, this is a beautiful area to visit with family and relatives for a relaxed getaway.

Why work with Athona?

Athona is one of the UK’s leading on-framework healthcare recruitment agencies, with a reputation for building professional and personable relationships with our candidates and clients at Trusts and Services nationwide. With over 20 years of experience in this field, we pride ourselves on taking great care and detail in every candidate we place, this is what we call, ‘The Art of Recruitment.’

  • We’re CPD accredited
  • Referral scheme – receive up to £250 for every doctor recommendation
  • Industry-leading revalidation and appraisal support team
  • Choose your payment option and what type of worker you will be; whether to become a Pay As You Earn (PAYE), Umbrella or Limited Company worker

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