Medical Director

  • North West of England
  • Up to £168000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Medical Director

Posted May 14, 2024

We have an excellent permanent job opportunity for a Medical Director working for a private secure service based in Cheshire. This is a full-time role, providing psychiatric care on a specialist secure acute and brain injury service for men.

You will be responsible for administration of the Mental Health Act, clinical policy, clinical standards and associated administrative tasks, and work collaboratively and constructively with consultant psychiatrists and other multi-disciplinary professionals to support the management and high-quality care of their service users.

Salary: £168,000 per annum + £8,400 car allowance

Position: Medical Director

Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week – 4 or 5 working days

Setting: CAMHS consultant covering 2 mixed wards

Location: South East

For this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Professional leadership and governance oversight including audit, QI, maintaining good medical practice and delivery, with implementation of clinical policy, practice and application of evidence-based practice.
  • Work with colleagues including primary care to ensure the provision of medical services appropriate to patients in this service.
  • Within the medical directorate, develop and implement policies and procedures to meet requirements of statutory bodies.
  • Chair regional medical and governance meetings
  • Be part of regional clinical governance and provide clinical input
  • Contribute to the training, education and development of staff of all disciplines
  • Participate in the interview process for medical staff and train, develop and appraise direct reports

What benefits are on offer?

  • £7,300 car allowance
  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays and your birthday off!
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP) and pension contribution
  • Life Assurance for added peace of mind.
  • Enhanced Maternity Package so you can truly enjoy this special time.
  • Free meals while on duty
  • Employee Assistance Services
  • Career development and training to help you achieve your career goals.
  • Wellbeing support and activities to help you maintain a great work-life balance.
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Medical indemnity cover

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

  • Medically qualified with MB ChB or equivalent
  • MRC Psych or equivalent
  • Management/ leadership qualification or experience
  • Full GMC registration with licence to practice

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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