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Specialty Doctor – Addictions Psychiatry – Dudley

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Specialty Doctor – Addictions Psychiatry – Dudley

Reference: 22999
Date posted: 25.06.2024
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West Midlands
Temporary/ locum
Consultant
Specialism
Psychiatry
Sub specialism
General adult psychiatry
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Are you a dedicated Psychiatrist with a passion for helping individuals overcome addiction and reclaim their lives? Pulse Mental Health, a leading recruitment agency specializing in mental health services, is seeking a compassionate and experienced Specialty Doctor in Addictions Psychiatry to join our team in Dudley, West Midlands .

Position Overview: As a Specialty Doctor in Addictions Psychiatry, you will play a pivotal role in delivering specialised care and support to individuals struggling with substance use disorders and addictive behaviors. Working within a multidisciplinary team, you will assess, diagnose, and treat patients with compassion and expertise, helping them on their journey to recovery and improved mental well-being. This role is available to start as soon as possible for an initial period of 1 month.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments and evaluations of patients with substance use disorders, including alcohol, drugs, and other addictive behaviors.
  • Develop personalized treatment plans tailored to the individual needs and circumstances of each patient, incorporating evidence-based interventions and therapeutic modalities.
  • Provide medication management and pharmacological interventions as appropriate, in collaboration with other healthcare professionals.
  • Offer psychoeducation and support to patients and their families, helping them understand addiction, recovery, and relapse prevention strategies.
  • Participate in group therapy sessions, counseling sessions, and other treatment modalities to support patients in their recovery journey.
  • Collaborate with community resources, support groups, and external agencies to facilitate ongoing care and support for patients post-discharge.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date medical records in compliance with regulatory standards and organizational policies.

Qualifications:

  • Medical degree and full registration with the General Medical Council (GMC).
  • Completion of specialty training in Psychiatry and certification as a Specialist Doctor in Addictions Psychiatry.
  • Demonstrated experience working in the field of addiction psychiatry, with a strong understanding of substance use disorders and addictive behaviors.
  • Excellent clinical assessment and diagnostic skills, with the ability to formulate comprehensive treatment plans.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and establish trust with patients from diverse backgrounds.
  • Commitment to evidence-based practice and continuous professional development in the field of addiction psychiatry.
  • Eligibility to work in the United Kingdom.

Why Join Us: 

  • 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

Not for you?

We have an abundance of middle grade positions, for both locum and permanent positions across the country in an array of settings and locations.

This role may not tick all the boxes for you but we’re confident we can find something that perfectly matches your skills and requirements.

Register today to explore our opportunities or get in touch with the team for more information on 01992 305640 or email us at psychiatry@pulsejobs.com

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We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.

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