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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/10/2021.

Specialty Doctor

Job Reference: J265-2746

Elysium Healthcare
£75,000 FTE (no on-calls) plus benefits

We are looking for a full time specialty doctor (non-consultant grade) to work in our new acute male General Adult unit at Farmfield Hospital for 5 days per week.

Farmfield Hospital is an 80 bed service comprising a 52 bed secure unit with both MSU and LSU wards and two x 14 bed acute general adult wards. The hospital is purpose built and run by the highly experience Elysium Healthcare group. The hospital is centrally located with excellent transport links to London and Brighton.

Applications are invited for an innovative Specialty Doctor to provide medical support to the Consultant, and to function as an active member of the multi-disciplinary team. Secretarial support is provided.

The successful candidate will require excellent communication skills (both verbally and written) and the ability to build effective relationships with service users, colleagues and other professionals. Good IT skills are essential.

Duties include clerking in new patients, writing reports for ICRs, CPAs and hearings, attending and chairing said meetings in the consultant’s absence, assessing physical health and requesting appropriate tests, prescribing medication and keeping medication charts up to date, completing request form for MoJ and SOADs etc., completing discharge summaries, assessing patients for admission and reviewing patients who are admitted to general hospital if required, liaising with external providers to ensure smooth transition when moving patients to and from Farmfield Hospital, completing ICR actions and keeping care notes dashboard up to date.

You may occasionally be asked to help on the forensic side (such as seclusion reviews) if covering for the forensic associate specialist. As standard you will not be on the on-call rota.

Elysium places great emphasis on continuous professional development and will actively support you in the development of your skills and knowledge and in the achievement of your personal development plan.


What you will get

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Annual salary of £75,000 (DoE)
  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)
  • Highly competitive salary
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
  • Life Assurance
  • Free meals while on duty
  • Employee Assistance Services
  • Continuous learning and development opportunities
  • Voluntary benefits

To discuss this position in more detail, please contact the Farmfield Medical Director, Dr Mark Harrison on 01293 787500 or on the email below.


About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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