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Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist & Deputy Medical Director

An amazing new job opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist & Deputy Medical Director to work in an exceptional mental health hospital based in Woking, Surrey area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

This is private mental health hospital which offers a range of mental health services for men and women


*To be considered for this position you must be Fully GMC Registered on the Specialist Register for General Adult Psychiatry & MBBS (or equivalent) qualified



Your key responsibilities will include:

  • 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 1 in 3 telephone on-call rota

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • Approved Clinician Status or able to achieve within 3 months of appointment

  • Approved under S12 or able to achieve within 3 months of appointment

  • Experienced & knowledgeable in General Adult Psychiatry

  • Knowledgeable of current issues in General Adult Psychiatry and 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

  • Has actively participated in clinical audit and quality improvement programmes

  • Able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team

  • A member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych) or equivalent

The successful candidate will receive an excellent salary up to £150,000 per annum.

This exciting position is a Full Time role working 40 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • 30 days annual leave entitlement that increases with length of service

  • 5 days study leave, study budget and in-house CPD/peer group programme

  • Medical Indemnity Cover

  • Company paid Life Assurance scheme covering 3x salary

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Free meals, on-site parking

  • Car leasing scheme

  • 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

  • Smart Health Toolkit, including 24 hour GP service with the option of prescription delivery to your local pharmacy

  • Relocation package will also be considered

Reference ID: 6371

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV