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Consultant Psychiatrist

Job Reference: 816-474

£88,098- £110,683

NAViGO Health and Social Care CIC provide health and social care services to a population of 158,000. We are a progressive and ambitious organisation that aims to support those living with a mental health illness, their carers and families in the simplest and most effective ways. We are different because we know working with the same methods doesn’t work forever; and we will continue to challenge the way we do things to create the best services that are centred on the people who use them.


This social enterprise is about working together with local people to create services that are owned by the community, supported by it and loyal to it. It’s challenging, it’s exciting and we want like-minded people to join us. If you think that’s you, take a look at the job specification.


We are a friendly and caring organisation that welcomes those from all backgrounds to join our team. We offer the NHS pension and contractual benefits such as generous annual leave and sick pay as well as a multitude of discounts and benefits.


The agreed job plan for this post is 10pa’s, however NAViGO recognise the time that a new appointee will commit to establishing themselves within the organisation by awarding 1 additional Supporting Activity. This post will be paid at 11’s PA in total.


We need someone special…

  • We’re looking for an individual that will make the role their own and bring new ideas, someone who will be a key part of providing a full Medical service for the organisation.

  • We look for a proactive vision where you believe the impossible is possible.

  • As a potential NAViGO employee you need to be a team player. We are an ‘open-door’ organisation and believe in sharing our knowledge and listening closely to our employees.

  • You will need to be Fully GMC registered and have relevant experience to be eligible for a Consultant post

  • As the post holder will be responsible for day to day management of service users detained under the Mental Health ACT, it is essential that the applicant are Approved Clinicians.

  • You might be looking to enhance and develop your career in a forward thinking organisation.

  • More importantly you will be able to demonstrate relevant experience and abilities that mean you will be excellent at managing a diverse role in a complex environment.

  • You will join a supportive team of Medical staff and be inspired and motivate to work efficiently to meet organisational objectives as well as contributing to ensure we achieve the highest standards of care for service users.


If you would like to discuss this post further please contact Dr Aamer Sajjad (01472) 252366 ext. 263 for more details.


All positions are subject to the receipt of an enhanced DBS disclosure, references, medical clearance and evidence of valid professional registration (as applicable). All posts will also be subject to successful completion of a 12 week probationary period.


This post is classed as exempt for the purposes of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, even those convictions that are classed as spent must be declared on your application.


If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date we regret that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. Please indicate fully on your application how you feel you meet the requirements of the post.


Please note that all new employees joining NAViGO will be able to contribute to the NHS pension.


This post is classed as exempted for the purposes of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, even those convictions that are classed as spent must be declared on your application.

NAViGO CIC takes its responsibility for the Safeguarding of Children & Adults at risk seriously. Every member of staff must comply with the NAViGO Safeguarding policies.


We will ensure that all applicants are contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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