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Forensic Psychiatrist

Job Field:
Psychological Therapies Jobs
Clinical Psychology Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Contract Type:
134,000 to 134,826 per annum
Karma Health & Well-being Ltd
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On behalf of my client we are currently recruiting for a full time forensic psychiatrist for our low secure Hospital based in Cardiff. The unit is home to 45 patients with enduring mental health and personality difficulties, most of whom also have forensic histories.

The unit boasts a robust multi-disciplinary team where the psychiatrist works alongside colleagues from Psychology; Nursing; Occupational Therapy; and Social Work to provide high quality care.

The Psychiatrist my client is looking for will be responsible for the inpatient care and individual treatment and discharge plans for the patients under his / her care in line with the Care Programme Approach.

The psychiatrist will be experienced in assessment and formulation to help determine the treatment needs of individual service users. The role also includes providing training to staff, facilitating reflective practice, completing risk assessments and providing individual and group interventions, to meet the needs of the population.

Other roles and responsibilities include:-

Participation in pre-admission assessments of patients and to report back to the agreed forum.

Taking a lead role in medical and clinical audit activities.

Participation in on-call cover for the hospital, on a rota to be agreed with the Hospital Director and Hospital Medical


Provide cover for colleagues during periods of absence, as agreed with the Hospital Director and Hospital Medical


Participation in Continuing Professional Development activities and an in-house educational / training programme.

Perform other appropriate duties as agreed from time to time with the Hospital Director and Hospital medical Director.

Involvement in the hospital Clinical Governance programme.

The salary is £134,826.52 based on 37.5 hours per week.

For further information on this vacancy contact Kim on 07815 436488

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