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07 May 2020
£0.00 - £85,000 per annum
Specialty Doctor (CAMHS)
Salary: up to £85,000 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Cygnet Hospital Harrogate is a long-established mental health hospital that provides an emergency admissions service across two acute wards. This position is will be based on Sanctuary Ward, which is Cygnet Hospital Harrogate’s emergency acute inpatient service for women. The ward can accept service users on an informal basis and also those detained under the Mental Health Act.
We have exciting new opportunities for a Specialty Doctor to join our team at Cygnet Hospital Harrogate.
Cygnet Hospital Harrogate is a long-established mental health hospital that provides an emergency admissions service across two acute wards. Service users have a named nurse and are reviewed by a consultant psychiatrist up to three times a week. Medical cover is provided round the clock. Referrals and admissions can be received at any time of the day or night by arrangement with the consultant psychiatrist and medical staff on call.
The hospital is located in very pleasant surroundings, in this picturesque North Yorkshire spa town which is easily accessed by road and rail.
This is a full-time position (10 programmed activities) providing Psychiatric care to female adults (18+) inpatients. This post provides psychiatric cover to one independent hospital, Cygnet Harrogate, working alongside a full time Consultant Psychiatrist.
Assessment is complete before admission and this includes psychological, emotional, social, educational and cultural needs. All patients are referred to us by the NHS from a variety of settings including acute wards, PICU, low secure, medium secure and the community. An individualised care plan is created in partnership with the service user, the network of professionals involved in their care as well as family and carers. Care co-ordination is managed by a robust Care Programme Approach (CPA) process and multi-agency liaison. Each month care plans are reviewed in a clinical MDT meeting with the service user and the team supporting their treatment. The hospital can take rapid access and emergency referrals and all services have 24-hour medical cover via an on-call rota.
The post holder will have:
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The opportunity to progress to Consultant level through our CESR programme:
Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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