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Consultant in Learning Disabilities Psychiatry-Salisbury

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Consultant in Learning Disabilities Psychiatry-Salisbury

Reference: 20012
Date posted: 19.03.2024
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Wiltshire
Temporary/ locum
Consultant
Specialism
Psychiatry
Sub specialism
Learning disabilities psychiatry
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Job Advertisement: Consultant in Learning Disabilities Psychiatry

Company: Pulse Mental Health Recruitment Agency

Position: Consultant in Learning Disabilities Psychiatry

Location: Salisbury

About Us: Pulse Mental Health is a leading recruitment agency specializing in sourcing top-tier mental health professionals for esteemed healthcare institutions across the nation. We are committed to connecting talented individuals with rewarding opportunities to make a positive impact in the field of learning disabilities psychiatry.

Role Overview: We are currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Consultant in Learning Disabilities Psychiatry to join our reputable team. This role offers a unique opportunity for a passionate psychiatrist to provide expert clinical care, leadership, and advocacy for individuals with learning disabilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assume clinical responsibility for the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of individuals with learning disabilities, including those with coexisting mental health disorders, behavioral challenges, and complex needs.
  • Provide specialized psychiatric assessments, interventions, and treatments, tailored to the unique needs and abilities of patients with learning disabilities, ensuring a person-centered and holistic approach to care.
  • Lead and participate in multidisciplinary team meetings, care planning reviews, and clinical governance activities to ensure coordinated and integrated care delivery, adherence to clinical guidelines, and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Offer consultation, advice, and support to community teams, residential care facilities, and support services working with individuals with learning disabilities, promoting collaborative working and best practice in care provision.
  • Provide clinical supervision, mentorship, and support to junior medical staff, including Specialty Registrars, Core Trainees, and Foundation Year doctors, fostering their professional development and clinical competency in learning disabilities psychiatry.
  • Engage in research, audit, and service development projects within the learning disabilities psychiatry field to enhance service provision, promote innovation, and address unmet needs in care delivery.

Requirements:

  • Full registration with the General Medical Council (GMC) and inclusion on the Specialist Register for Psychiatry.
  • CCT (Certificate of Completion of Training) in Psychiatry or equivalent, with extensive experience working as a Consultant Psychiatrist in learning disabilities psychiatry.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the assessment, diagnosis, and management of mental health disorders and behavioral challenges in individuals with learning disabilities across the lifespan.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively within multidisciplinary teams and engage effectively with patients, families, and carers.
  • Commitment to delivering high-quality, person-centered care, promoting advocacy, and championing the rights and well-being of individuals with learning disabilities.
  • Eligibility to work in the United Kingdom and willingness to relocate if necessary.

Benefits:

  • First class support and advice from our team of dedicated and experienced consultants
  • £300 recommend a friend bonus scheme
  • Have access to ipoint our Electronic timesheet processing app
  • Variety of work opportunities in both the NHS and private sectors
  • Access to high-quality CPD training events
  • Different payment methods available PAYE, Umbrella, PSC and LTD

How to Apply: If you are a Consultant Psychiatrist with a passion for learning disabilities psychiatry and meet the above requirements, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity. Please submit your CV below.  


Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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