Medical Lead- Consultant Psychiatrist in Exeter

... Are you an experienced Consultant Psychiatrist looking to move forward in your career? A senior leadership role that is both challenging and immensely rewarding could be the ideal role for you.  You have the...

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Are you an experienced Consultant Psychiatrist looking to move forward in your career? A senior leadership role that is both challenging and immensely rewarding could be the ideal role for you. 

You have the opportunity to become the Medical Lead for our acute and locked rehabilitation mental health services within the South-west region,which includes Pinhoe View - an acute psychiatric inpatient service for men and women in Exeter, The Woodmill - a locked rehabilitation unit for women in Cullompton, and The Copse which is a locked rehabilitation unit for men in Weston-Super-Mare.

You will be key in supporting clinical governance and service delivery across the three sites. Additionally, you’ll play a crucial role in providing medical management for the dedicated psychiatrists working in these services.At the services, you will collaborate with Associate Specialists and a diverse,talented multidisciplinary team. Physical healthcare is supported by a RGN and visiting GPs. You will also hold a clinical caseload at Pinhoe View.

As a valued staff member, you will have excellent CPD and professional development opportunities. You will work 37.5 hours a week in a clinically rewarding environment and receive a highly competitive salary, along with a competitive pension scheme and a number of other benefits.

Your responsibilities as a Medical Lead Consultant Psychiatrist include:

  • Senior clinical advisory role to sites on clinical matters and clinical strategy across Pinhoe View, Woodmill and The Copse
  • Participating in development and reviewing of policies and procedures
  • Leadership around Quality improvement and clinical governance
  • Medical management, supervision of other medics and recruitment
  • Regional representation within Elysium’s clinical governance structures
  • Responsible Clinician role with an inpatient caseload
  • Multi-disciplinary, multi-agency and partnership working
  • Mental Health Act implementation and liaison with Ministry of Justice (if applicable)
  • Leadership of your chosen site’s clinical governance meetings and service development alongside the Hospital Director

There is a two-tier on-call system. The post holder will be part of the second tier on-call as the duty Responsible Clinician.  The post holder will be expected to provide cover for other medical colleagues during annual leave and other absences and this is reciprocated.

To be successful as an applicant you’ll need:

  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification
  • Full GMC registration with licence to practice
  • MRCPsych or MRCPsych equivalent approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Section 12(2) approval to work in England and Approved clinician status
  • Previous medical leadership experience is desirable

What you will get

  • Competitive annual salary
  • £8,400 car allowance
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave (inc Bank Holidays) – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

More about the sites:

The sites are ideally placed for rural living with proximity to the coast and several areas of outstanding natural beauty. Exeter and Taunton have national rail services to London and Exeter has an international airport. There are several good public and independent primary and secondary schools within Exeter, mid-Devon and Somerset.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health,Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education,there is opportunity for you to grow and move. 

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally. 

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
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Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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