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Consultant Psychiatrist

  • £160000
  • Bristol, South West,
  • Permanent
Meridian Business Support are delighted to be working with one of the UK's leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to recruit for a Consultant Psychiatrist in Bristol.

The hospital is set in beautiful parkland close to the centre of Bristol with excellent transport links. The hospital has 77 beds over seven wards varying from Eating Disorders, Acute Mental Health, Adult Psychiatric Intensive Care, Acquired Brain Injury, Huntingdon’s and Dementia.

This role is an employed post to take consultant responsibility for general psychiatry on our 10 bedded male PICU inpatient ward, working with patients coming to the hospital from referrals from the NHS. The ward has a Multidisciplinary Team including a Speciality Doctor.

The service will accept admissions 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, from local NHS and other parts of the United Kingdom. As a Consultant Psychiatrist, the successful candidate will lead a multidisciplinary team of professionals from nursing, clinical psychology, social work and occupational therapy and a Specialty Doctor who will form part of the MDT.

Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required.

Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT or be within 6 months of confirmed entry from date of interview or eligibility for specialist registration (CESR).

You will hold a current license to practice and be on the appropriate specialist register.

Key responsibilities of the role are as follows:
  • MRCPsych or equivalent
  • AC approved and S12 approved MHA 1983
  • Previous experience as an NHS consultant
  • Acute inpatient and outpatient experience
  • CCT in General adult psychiatry
  • Experience in working with multi-disciplinary team and being a clinical leader
  • Experience of supervising junior medical staff
  • Experience of working with management team
  • Experience of service change and improvement
  • Experience of involvement in clinical governance and improvement
All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. Cost of a DBS check will be covered by the employer.

For more information, please contact Kevin in the office on 02380 002315 or kevin.davis@meridianbs.co.uk 

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