About the Job

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 Are you a Consultant Psychiatrist looking for a role with no on-calls?
Some benefits for you...
  • Weekly paid bank work – a chance to earn extra income
  • Free Headspace meditation and mindfulness to help manage stress
  • Physio Med access to a Senior Physiotherapist for advice on pain management and injury prevention through online and face-to-face treatments
  • Critical Incident Support for staff who have been through a stressful and traumatic experience in the past to help overcome chronic trauma
  • Access to the wellbeing hub including classes such as Zumba, Yoga and Fitness!
  • Salary Sacrifice Scheme where you can get home electronics goods from Curry’s, order components and bikes over £1000 as well as bikes for the kids, pay for your gym membership, purchase a new low emission car and have your insurance and tax included in your monthly cost, purchase the latest sim free, pay as you go phones and accessories and choose from flights, accommodation, music festivals and cruises or theatre tickets
  • Flexible working
Sutton consistently has one of the lowest crime rates in London and was voted the best place to move for families in London in 2020.  It is also known as having some of the best schooling options in the country.
This post at a category C prison for men in Surrey typically involves seeing patients for a new assessment or follow up.  You will have your own office space with laptop and phone to allow some work conducted off-site.   You’ll also provide direct psychiatrist input into prisoners suffering from mental disorder with an element of crisis and risk management.
A bit more about the service…
You will work alongside a full time Consultant (0.6 wte) or junior doctor and undertake new assessments, follow-up appointments and input into the Healthcare Unit as required. You will have up to 4 appointments for a clinical session and the expected number of clinical appointments per day can be up to 8, but is typically between 2 and 6.  You will contribute to weekly MDT meetings with partnership agencies in the prison and also chairing a weekly zoning meeting/caseload review with the mental health team. You will also be expected to contribute to Parole Hearings and meetings where requested and coordinate referrals and transfers to outside agencies.
Some clinical duties...
    • Assessment (including the assessment of risk), treatment, care planning and multiagency liaison for people with mental health problems in the prisons.
    • Undertake Mental Capacity Assessments.
    • Contribute to planned emergency interventions.
    • Liaison with prisons, courts, statutory and non-statutory agencies, concerning all aspects of the mental health care management of residents with mental health problems in the prisons.
  • GMC registration with licence to practice 
  • Specialist Register (or eligible within 6 months of interview)
We're looking forward to hearing from you no matter what area of Psychiatry you're in, if you are curious about trying something different where you could make a huge impact. 





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