Specialty Doctor

  • Jupiter Recruitment Corporations Ltd
  • Marchwood, Southampton SO40 4DA, UK
Full time Nursing

Job Description

An exciting job opportunity has arisen for a committed Specialty Doctor to join an exceptional hospital service based in the Marchwood area. As a Specialty Doctor you will be working with one of UK's leading health care providers.

This hospital is one of the country’s leading centres for the treatment of a wide range of mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety, and stress. They are also able to provide expert outpatient treatment for eating disorders at the hospital.

As a Specialty Doctor your day to day duties include:

  • Ensuring effective liaison with the referrals team to enable you to review referrals and determine appropriateness for admissions
  • Conducting admissions assessments, risk assessments, reviews and ensuring effective management plans for all service users within the unit.
  • Allocating specialist psychological treatments, in line with individual needs and assessing physical health, taking special responsibility for medical issues
  • Supervising and directing the work of other staff who support treatment of service users
  • Facilitating regular CPA review meetings
  • Acting as Specialty doctor for service users detained under the Mental Health Act
  • Providing an on-call service and ensuring the provision of medical cover to the unit
  • Opportunity to be involved in clinical governance standards and monitoring for the delivery of the service
  • Developing protocols as required meeting standard in both psychological and pharmacological interventions.


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

  • General Medical Council (GMC) registration
  • Awareness of current issues in mental health service provision, policy and legislation.
  • The drive to learn and develop
  • A commitment to patient-centred care and to values-based and evidence based practice
  • A flexible, positive, team-orientated approach
  • Approved under section 12(2) of the MHA 1983
  • Have Approved Clinician status under the MHA 1983 is desirable


The successful Specialty Doctor will receive an excellent competitive annual salary. This exciting position is for 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 (at commencement of employment)
  • A group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
  • Private Medical Insurance Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Free meals while on duty
  • Care first - Employee Assistance Services
  • Continuous learning and development
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Career development
  • Personal health insurance
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Voluntary benefit


To be considered for this position you must have a current GMC registration with license to practice Clinical skills and competencies consistent with the experience of two years in psychiatry

Reference ID: 3793

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call Sharon Stuart  on 01216380567 or send your CV to contact@jupiterrecruitment.co.uk


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