Forensic Psychiatry - Consultant Glasgow Scotland
|Location||Leverndale Hospital/NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde|
|Role||Forensic Psychiatry - Consultant|
|Job plan/Rota||The low secure sessions are at Leverndale Hospital and the Forensic Community MH sessions (out-patient) is based at West Glasgow Ambulatory Care Hospital. There is a prison session at Barlinnie.|
|Job Length||July for 3 months+|
|Rates||£90 to £120 PAYE|
- Access to The Support Hub - our support service to help support your mental health and well being and enable you to deliver outstanding care
- First sight of shifts across multiple NHS trusts
- Competitive pay rates
- A dedicated placement officer
- Free CPD courses and career support with Medacs Academy
- Hundreds of new shifts available every day
- Long term jobs and short shifts available
- Lucrative referral scheme
- Revalidation support
- 24/7/365 support - we're here when you need us
Are you a Consultant Adult Psychiatrist looking for the perfect clinical placement?
The prestigious Leverndale Hospital/NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde has announced an exciting opening for an ambitious Adult Psychiatry Consultant. This opportunity promises to provide the right candidate with unrivalled opportunities for therapeutic practice, academia and research.
As a Consultant Adult Psychiatrist, your skills, knowledge, and experience are critical to the successful provision of psychiatry services at Leverndale Hospital/NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde . Here you have extensive opportunities to develop good collaborative therapeutic alliances with patients and patient's families while being a pillar of clinical and educational support for junior doctors.
Working flexible shifts at Leverndale Hospital/NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde , you will enjoy close working relationships with your fellow health care professionals. Together you will seek to establish a common understanding of the problems the patient is experiencing, taking a lead role in establishing the strategic management plan for a patient, utilising your therapeutic skills to develop a constructive pathway to recovery.
The Leverndale Hospital/NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde takes their contribution to medical development and advancement seriously with an emphasis on ensuring excellence across the domains which matter the most to the well being of patients. As a result, you will have access to some of the most advanced medical facilities in the country and unparalleled opportunities for specialism, research, and academia throughout your consultancy.
Approximately 25% of the population suffers from a mental health problem in any one year, yet stigma and discrimination are still significant issues for those who use mental health services. In your role as a Consultant Adult Psychiatrist, great reliance is placed upon your ability to demonstrate how the provision of critical psychiatry services can transform lives, to anticipate developments in policy or practice and encourage evolution in service delivery.
General key skills
In addition to your qualifications, as an Adult Psychiatry Consultant, you will have:
- Quick thinking abilities
- Patience and the ability to teach, coach and mentor
- Excellent attention to detail
- A systematic approach to tasks and delegation
- Excellent timekeeping
- A pro-active approach to research and academia
- Empathy and understanding
- A flexible attitude
- A dedication to improving and developing knowledge and skills
- Active listening skills
As an Adult Psychiatry Consultant with Leverndale Hospital/NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde you will:
- Carry out new referral assessments, deliver therapy or refer to psychology colleagues for relevant interventions, or to follow up patients for medication reviews.
- Formulate care and treatment plans, prescribe various types of treatment, and provide guidance on evidence-based treatment and effectiveness.
- Actively support patients and their families, communicating clinical information to explain a diagnosis and treatment options using various methods to ensure practical understanding.
- Communicate with patients and the wider multidisciplinary team on shared patient decision making.
- Work in and where appropriate, lead a multidisciplinary team.
- Assess and prioritise patient/client requirements, delegating effectively to others.
- Recognise, review, and report a patient's condition and any changes to the patient and the multidisciplinary team.
- Performing basic administrative and clerical tasks, such as keeping records of test results, writing prescriptions, providing information to patients, and monitoring treatment plans.
- Help teach and train other junior doctors and medical students and other multidisciplinary team members.
- MBChB (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) or equivalent.
- Valid GMC License to Practice
- 6 months recent NHS experience within the last 3 years.
- Valid Right to work in the UK