Sterling Cross Trading LLP

Lead Addictions Psychiatrist

Location: Southwark

Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 p.a.


Do you have a genuine passion and felt purpose to help people? Would you say that you believe everyone deserves a second chance regardless of their past circumstances? Would you like to be part of an organisation that supports, cares and empowers these individuals?

If you have said yes to all the above, then this could be the perfect role for you!

An exciting opportunity has come up for a qualified and competent Lead Addictions Psychiatrist to organise, lead and oversee the clinical practices at our client's highly regarded specialist detox centre in Southwark.

This is a hands-on role with a learning organisation, and as such you will play a key part in the continual development of the service.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Overall Clinical Governance responsibility of site
  • To take the lead in clinical management for patients
  • Provide effective handover of patient care to the MDT, including the GPs, nurses and psychosocial teams
  • Chairing the Clinical Governance Board
  • Provide direction on complex referrals, including development of treatment/care plans
  • Devise strategies and plans for the substance, alcohol misuse and addiction services
  • Leading on referral reviewing during MDT meetings
  • Providing guidance to Specialist Doctors and GPs
  • Lead regular external meetings and forums for parties including referring agencies, partner organisations, external clinicians etc.

    to the benefit of effective service delivery

Person Specification includes:

  • MBBS, MRCPsych substance and alcohol addiction or equivalent relevant field
  • Proven medical profession as a Doctor, Psychiatrist etc.
  • Proven experience as an Lead Addictions Psychiatrist or similar leadership position
  • Excellent knowledge of standards (e.g.

    CQC) and regulations for the clinical field
  • Experience in working in a multi-disciplinary organisation with comparable scope, complexity, and resources
  • Professional acumen, with excellent senior level influencing and stakeholder management skills

Benefits include:

  • Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan
  • Access to employee assistance programme
  • 25 days holiday, increasing 1 day per year up to 30 days annual leave
  • Medi-cash which includes the following:
  • Discount gym membership
  • Routine eye tests, glasses and contact lenses
  • Dental treatment via NHS or Private
  • Physiotherapy, Head Massage and a range of other therapies
  • Life Assurance

We have experienced, empathetic recruiters available to speak to you at a time that suits you, and we offer a streamlined recruitment process with no application forms and no waiting

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £70k - 90k per year + benefits
  • Location: Southwark
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Sterling Cross Trading LLP
  • Contact: Katie Bugg
  • Tel: 01304200315
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: AA/SE/06.09.21
  • Posted: 2021-09-05 19:04:21 -

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