Medical Director & Consultant Psychiatrist

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

Posted July 8, 2024

We have an excellent permanent job opportunity for a Medical Director & Consultant Psychiatrist to work for a private hospital based in Cheshire. Working on a 15-bed female acute service.

In this role, your expertise will be the driving force for life-changing treatment – fully supported by a Specialty Doctor and first-class multidisciplinary team.

Salary: £170,000 per annum + £10,000 welcome bonus + £8,000 relocation package

Position: Medical director & Consultant Psychiatrist

Hours: Full-time / 40 hours per week (0.2 WTE MD, 0.8 WTE Cons)

Setting: 15 bed female acute service

Location: Cheshire

For this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Lead on all aspects of clinical practice & serve as an example of operational excellence
  • Ensure optimal clinical outcomes for the people in our care
  • Provide expert knowledge & support within the service & to the wider team
  • Ensure quality & compliance with internal & external standards & regulations
  • Work with colleagues to provide integrated, whole person treatment & care
  • Coach, mentor & train colleagues

What benefits are on offer?

  • 32 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays
  • 5 days study leave, study budget and in-house CPD/ peer group programme
  • Company paid Life Assurance scheme covering 3x salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Research opportunities to include publishing in The Journal (co-produced peer review journal) and joining the Research & Development Group
  • Teaching opportunities including teaching medical students, teaching on the CESR programme and MRCPsych programme
  • Opportunity to lead and participate in QI & Audit initiatives
  • 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
  • Free meals, on-site parking and EAP support
  • Smart Health Toolkit, including 24 hour GP service with the option of prescription delivery to your local pharmacy
  • Annual Medical Conference

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
  • Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

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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