Associate Specialist

An exciting new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Associate Specialist to work in an exceptional rehabilitation clinic based in the Rougham, Bury St Edmunds area.

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

This is a rehabilitation service that offers specialist care specifically designed to support women who have a diagnosis of a Personality Disorder (PD), with or without disordered eating or high functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)


*To be considered for this position you must hold a Full GMC Registration



As the Associate Specialist your key responsibilities include:

  • Assessments and admissions of new patients to the service

  • Obtaining collateral histories from other professionals and family

  • Formulating a diagnosis in conjunction with the MDT

  • Completing physical health assessments and working closely with our GP's and Physical Health Nurse to improve the physical wellbeing of patient

  • Completing discharge letters/reports/SOAD forms

  • Support the adequate working of the Care Programme Approach and Care and treatment plans for service users

  • Work closely with our Pharmacist to ensure safe, effective, evidence-based prescribing

  • Liaise with external professionals ad work collaboratively with commissioners and external care teams to aid seamless transitions to the community

  • Contributing to the service development by participating in Clinical Governance activities, quality initiatives, audits, research and teaching

  • Under the supervision of the Consultant, provide leadership of the clinical team and preparing First-tier Tribunal and Hospital Managers' hearing reports

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

  • Experience in working in psychiatry within multi-disciplinary teams

  • To be in good standing with the Royal College of Psychiatrists

  • To have had an Appraisal/RITA within the last year

  • At least 3 years' experience in Psychiatry

  • Experience working as a doctor within a similar environment

The successful Associate Specialist will receive an excellent competitive salary from £80,000 up to £90,000 per annum.

This exciting position is a permanent full time role working on Days.

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

  • The equivalent of 30 days of annual leave - plus your birthday off

  • Free meals

  • Wellbeing support and activities

  • Career development and training

  • Pension contribution

  • Life Assurance

  • Enhanced Maternity Package

Reference ID: 6135

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

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