Location
Priory Hospital Blandford, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 7HX
Priory Group Division
Healthcare
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Full Time
Salary
£150,000 p/year
Hours
37.5 hrs p/wk
Job Advert - Division Information

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and  delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health difficulties to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

Job Advert Location Description

Located in Blandford Forum, Dorset, Priory Hospital Blandford is opening in April as a specialist 12 bed Tier 4 CAMHS LD service. The accommodation at Shottsford House will provide single en-suite rooms for young people between the ages of 12 -18 who have a Learning Disability and Mental Health diagnosis. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and lead and develop this new specialist service.

Job Advert Role Description

We are now looking to appoint a CAMHS/ LD Consultant Psychiatrist to deliver our purpose to make a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

You will lead from the front by building a culture that supports our values and puts the people we care for at the centre of what we do. Supported by the wider group, you will work within our multi-disciplinary team to ensure we deliver the highest standards of care to you the young people and families that need our services

Main Duties:

  • Taking clinical responsibility for patients, including multidisciplinary ward rounds, risk reviews, strategic reviews and the development of a therapeutic milieu.
  •  Fulfilling the role of Responsible Clinician to patients detained under the Mental Health Act(1983).
  • Supervising the process of referral and admission including contributing to preadmission assessments of young people with other team members.
  • Offering a psychiatric perspective to the multidisciplinary team in relation to the assessment, formulation and treatment of young people.
  • Contributing to management meetings and clinical governance meetings for the services provided at the hospital, and contributing to the development of service strategy.
  • Contributing to in-house training programmes within the services and offering supervision to other members of the multi-disciplinary team, particularly junior medical staff.
  • Contributing to the development and evaluation of services in collaboration with the Lead Consultant and Clinical Service Manager.

For any further information on the role, please email: sueharms@priorygroup.com

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure

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. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Description
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