Specialty Ward Doctor

An outstanding job opportunity has arisen for a committed Specialty Ward Doctor (No On Calls) to work in an exceptional clinic based in the Potters Bar, Hertfordshire area.

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


This clinic offers CAMHS Tier 4 low secure services for young people with a wide range of disorders and complex needs.

The aim is to deliver, treat and empower each young person to live a safe and independent life and reach their individual potential


As the Specialty Ward Doctor your key responsibilities include:

·         Ensuring an adequate handover to colleagues including out of hours

·         Reviewing the mental state of patients as per the hospital procedure

·         Ensuring that each patient has a full physical health screen upon admission including physical examination, ECG and bloods (the hospital has some phlebotomists)

·         Taking a lead with managing any physical health concerns that emerge during inpatient stay

·         Seeking collateral history from other professionals and family

·         Completing discharge letters/reports/s62 forms as required in a timely manner

·         Preparing First-tier Tribunal and Hospital Managers' hearing reports under supervision of Consultant

·         Depending on your experience, providing oral evidence at First-tier Tribunal and Hospital Managers' hearings under the supervision of Consultant

·         Contributing to the service development by participating in Clinical Governance and CPD activities by conducting audits, research and teaching

·         Work effectively with colleagues to ensure that patients have access to appropriate medical cover at all times

·         Providing prospective cover to other specialty doctors when they are on leave

·         Taking part in the unit first on-call rota


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

·         Experience working in psychiatry within multi-disciplinary teams

·         To be in good standing with the Royal College of Psychiatrists

·         To have had an appraisal/RITA within the last year

·         At least 3 years' experience in Psychiatry

·         Experience working as a doctor within a PICU/secure services (desirable)

·         Section 12 (2) approval (desirable)

·         AC status (desirable)


The successful Specialty Ward Doctor to work will receive an excellent salary from £75,000 to £80,000 per annum.

This exciting position is a Full Time role working 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 (8 days) and your birthday off (total 39 days)

·         A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP) and pension contribution

·         Life Assurance

·         Enhanced Maternity Package

·         Free meals while on duty

·         Employee Assistance Services

·         Continuous learning and development

·         Wellbeing support and activities

·         Voluntary benefits


To be considered for this position you must hold an MRCPsych and be registered to the GMC

Reference ID: 4177

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call Peter Fit on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV to contact@jupiterrecruitment.co.uk

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £75,000 - £80,000 per annum
  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Jupiter Recruitment
  • Contact: Peter Fit
  • Tel: 0121 638 0567
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 4177
  • Posted: 2020-11-03 13:03:12 -

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