Specialty Doctor

An exciting job opportunity has arisen for a committed Specialty Doctor to join an exceptional hospital service based in the Marchwood area.

As a Specialty Doctor you will be working with one of UK's leading health care providers.

This hospital is one of the country’s leading centres for the treatment of a wide range of mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety, and stress.

They are also able to provide expert outpatient treatment for eating disorders at the hospital.

As a Specialty Doctor your day to day duties include:

·         Ensuring effective liaison with the referrals team to enable you to review referrals and determine appropriateness for admissions

·         Conducting admissions assessments, risk assessments, reviews and ensuring effective management plans for all service users within the unit.

·         Allocating specialist psychological treatments, in line with individual needs and assessing physical health, taking special responsibility for medical issues

·         Supervising and directing the work of other staff who support treatment of service users

·         Facilitating regular CPA review meetings

·         Acting as Specialty doctor for service users detained under the Mental Health Act

·         Providing an on-call service and ensuring the provision of medical cover to the unit

·         Opportunity to be involved in clinical governance standards and monitoring for the delivery of the service

·         Developing protocols as required meeting standard in both psychological and pharmacological interventions.


An ideal Specialty Doctor must have these skills as they are beneficial for this position:

·         General Medical Council (GMC) registration

·         Awareness of current issues in mental health service provision, policy and legislation.

·         The drive to learn and develop

·         A commitment to patient-centred care and to values-based and evidence based practice

·         A flexible, positive, team-orientated approach

·         Approved under section 12(2) of the MHA 1983

·         Have Approved Clinician status under the MHA 1983 is desirable


The successful Specialty Doctor will receive an excellent competitive annual salary.

This exciting position is for 37.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

·         25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)

·         A group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

·         Private Medical Insurance Scheme

·         Life Assurance

·         Free meals while on duty

·         Care first - Employee Assistance Services

·         Continuous learning and development

·         Childcare vouchers

·         Career development

·         Personal health insurance

·         An employee assistance programme

·         Voluntary benefit


To be considered for this position you must have a current GMC registration with license to practice Clinical skills and competencies consistent with the experience of two years in psychiatry

Reference ID: 3793

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call Peter Fit on 01216380567 or send your CV to contact@jupiterrecruitment.co.uk

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: Competitive Salary
  • Location: Marchwood, Southampton
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Jupiter Recruitment
  • Contact: Peter Fit
  • Tel: 0121 638 0567
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 3793
  • Posted: 2020-07-07 12:57:14 -

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