Medical Director

  • North West of England
  • £10000 Welcome bonus
  • Permanent
  • Medical Director

Posted 7 days ago

We have an excellent permanent job opportunity for a Deputy Medical Director to work for a private hospital based in Bury. This is a full-time role, providing psychiatric care to 4-6 male low secure patients.

The primary focus of this role is to support the Regional Medical Director in providing leadership and management of professional issues associated with the medical workforce and the services provided by doctors and associated clinicians. This includes all relevant operational developmental and strategic matters.

Salary: £195,000 per annum + £10,000 welcome bonus

Position: Deputy Medical Director

Hours: Full-time

Setting: Caseload 4-6 male low secure patients

Location: Bury

For this role, you will be responsible for:

  • With the regional nursing, psychology and occupational directors, to oversee delivery of high quality and high value care for patients and residents.
  • To promote organisational efficiency and clinical productivity.
  • Quality improvement is a key part of the Deputy Regional Medical Director’s remit.
  • To support the company to achieve high standards of clinical practice and governance. Ensuring policies are in place to protect and safeguard vulnerable groups, manage medicines and controlled drugs safely and effectively, and maintain high standards of infection prevention and control.
  • Support the Regional Medical Director in ensuring service and policy development keeps pace with statutory requirements, championing national health policy, focusing on effective prevention and early intervention and working with stakeholders to develop new integrated care models.
  • Help lead and promote a culture in which all staff regularly evaluate the quality of patient and resident care and achieve high standards, while feeling confident and safe to challenge and raise concerns on practice that deviates from this.
  • Ensure there is the right and appropriate skill mix in the medical workforce.

What benefits are on offer?

  • 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 Journal and joining the Research & Development Group
  • 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

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

  • Outstanding leadership and management skills
  • Excellent knowledge of the professional, educational and statutory requirements of medical staff
  • A deep understanding of clinical and corporate governance frameworks
  • An intimate knowledge of current issues facing the healthcare and social care environments, including clinical, performance and operational challenges.
  • Significant post qualification experience
  • A breadth of experience in leading and managing staff
  • A wide experience of medical audit/research and development processes and practice
  • Significant experience in strategy and policy development
  • Very notable experience in workforce planning and role redesign
  • Very good experience in developing a quality improvement programme within a multi-professional environment
  • Proven experience in managing and implementing change
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • A very good ability to demonstrate high emotional intelligence to ally outstanding leadership skills, including ability to bring together multiple stakeholders and those with diverse views to improve patient and resident care

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 286 033.

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