Location
Gatwick IRC
Specialism
Psychology and Psychiatry
Advertising Salary
£150,000 per annum
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Part Time

About The Role

As the Psychiatrist for Gatwick IRC, you’ll provide dynamic leadership of the mental health profession across these services. You will be pivotal in engaging the mental health workforce to support the delivery of the organisation’s objectives, ensuring the provision of an effective high quality mental health workforce within the available resources.

As the Psychiatrist, you’ll support the Regional manager in shaping the policies and strategies for developing and modernising mental health practice across the sites in order to ensure high quality, safe and appropriate healthcare services for our patients.

About You

  • Registered professional with current registration (GMC)
  • Specialist Registration in either General Adult or Forensic Psychiatry

  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development
  • Approved under section 12 (2) of the MHS 1983

  • Understanding of the complexities of multi-disciplinary and multi-agency working
  • Up to date knowledge in the adult psychiatry and PD
  • Excellent communication skills with patients to understand their needs
  • Awareness of current issues in mental health service provision, policy and legislation
  • A non-judgmental and compassionate approach
  • Good IT skills and IT literacy
  • Knowledge of healthcare policies and best practice
  • Proactive problem solving skills
  • Flexible attitude to working arrangements
  • Motivated as an individual and when working in a team
  • Ability to work within a busy environment
  • Willing to learn and develop by being committed to self-development

About Us

We’re the UK’s leading independent provider of healthcare services in prisons and youth offender establishments.

We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history. That’s why we’re proud to deliver quality healthcare in some of the most challenging environments; care that is equal to what you receive in the community. We’re passionate about making a difference in the lives of prisoners by improving their health, securing their well-being, and helping to reduce re-offending behaviour.

We deliver round-the-clock healthcare to more than 40,000 patients at over 45 prisons of all categories. Prisons are a community like any other and we offer all of the health services any community needs in one place and with a single team. These range from reception health checks on arrival and regular GP services, to help with substance misuse, mental health, chronic or long-term conditions, podiatry, physiotherapy, and optometry.
 
 
More information

The salary for this role is up to £150,000 FTE per annum - dependent on experience, working x 2 sessions (4 hrs each) per week.

At Gatwick IRC we deliver a24/7 service although working hours do vary to provide overall support.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check, and prison vetting. To complete the vetting you will need to have worked in the UK, consistently for 5 years, with no more than an employment gap of 28 days.

At Practice Plus Group we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities and we are committed to this in both the running of our prison healthcare service and how we recruit our staff. We actively encourage applications from everyone with the essential requirements of the job, regardless of any protected characteristics.

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