Overview

Are you an outstanding Consultant Psychiatrist looking for new challenges, career development and a competitive salary?

We have an excellent part-time / 3 days per week opportunity at Cygnet Lodge Woking. This is our 31 bed service providing acute and high support inpatient rehabilitation (Level 2) services for men with complex mental health needs.

This role will provide psychiatric care to patients on George Willard Ward, our 12 bed male mental health acute service. The service provides a safe and stabilising environment for men who are experiencing an acute episode of mental illness and require an emergency admission.

The ethos of our service is about assessing and treating service users in the least restrictive environment and planning for discharge in a robust and timely fashion. With a focus on stabilisation, we will support service users to manage their mental health, reinforce daily living skills and prepare for independent life back in the community.

In this role, your expertise will be the driving force for life-changing treatment – fully supported by a Specialty Doctor and first-class multidisciplinary team.

And you’ll have the opportunity to progress to Medical Director level through our management schemes, including Leadership and Management programmes accredited by The Chartered Management Institute.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others – every day.


Your role responsibilities…

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team (MDT)
  • Take overall responsibility for patient treatment plans in conjunction with the MDT
  • Assess referrals & undertake mental state examinations of service users
  • Undertake appropriate investigations, diagnosis & treatment
  • Participate in ward rounds & clinical audits
  • Lead the implementation of risk assessment, risk management & embed clinical governance
  • Supervise reports for Mental Health Act tribunals & managers’ hearings & attend hearings
  • Participate in the telephone 1:7 Second on-call rota

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Up to £90,000 per year / £150,000 per year FTE
  • 30days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays
  • 5 days study leave, study budget and in-house CPD/ peer group programme
  • Company paid Life Assurance scheme covering 3x salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Research opportunities to include publishing in The Cygnet Journal (Cygnet’s co-produced peer review journal) and joining the Cygnet Research & Development Group
  • Teaching opportunities including teaching medical students, teaching on the Cygnet CESR programme and Cygnet MRCPsych programme
  • Opportunity to lead and participate in QI & Audit initiatives
  • Company Funded Cash plan with the ability to claim up to £1000 per annum worth of benefits including free Physiotherapy, Osteopaths, Optical, dental, consultations, scans and free prescriptions
  • Gym Discounts across the UK as well as free online fitness classes with ClassPass, Nutritional Programmes and Fitness Consultations
  • Discount schemes including Reward Gateway, NHS Discount and Blue Lights Card
  • Free meals, on-site parking and EAP support
  • Smart Health Toolkit, including 24 hour GP service with the option of prescription delivery to your local pharmacy
  • Cygnet Annual Medical Conference

We are looking for someone who is… 

  • Fully GMC registered & MBBS (or equivalent) qualified 
  • Registered on the specialist register (CCT/CESR), Section 12 and AC Status
  • Experienced & knowledgeable in adult psychiatry & mental health diagnosis
  • Knowledgeable of the Mental Health Act and Code of Practice, along with the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Code of Capacity
  • A first-rate communicator who can interview, assess & treat patients & write clear, comprehensive medical notes
  • Committed to continued professional development
  • Able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • A member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych) or equivalent

Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Cygnet has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes. Our expert care enables thousands of individuals to consistently make a positive difference to their lives.  

We maintain a good relationship with our quality regulators and undergo regular inspections, with 85% of our services rated ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’. We also operate an internal system of quality care, treatment and positive outcomes.

What next?

If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you.
Click the link to apply or forward your CV to AlmaMatei@cygnethealth.co.uk

Job Reference: CYG36649

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