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Psychiatrist vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC10734
Job location:
HMP Wayland
Thetford
Norfolk
IP25 6RL
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job closing date:
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 23:59

I treat more than just symptoms

Do you want to lead and improve mental health services for a vulnerable population?

Then look no further…

We’re looking for a Psychiatrist to support the National Psychiatrist across our Norfolk Health in Justice Prison cluster.

Care UK were recently awarded the healthcare contract at HMP Wayland and HMP Bure and will begin delivering services on 1st April 2019; we are the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country. Our model of care is our Wellbeing Approach – an integrated, comprehensive approach in recognition of the fact prisoners are a socially-excluded group with healthcare needs which are complex and often associated with poor outcomes. It adopts the premise no single health/wellbeing factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care.

What will you be doing?

As the Psychiatrist for our Norfolk prison cluster, you’ll provide dynamic leadership of the mental health profession across the Care UK Health in Justice services within Norfolk (This covers HMP Wayland and HMP Bure) and within this, 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 National Psychiatrist and Regional Manager in shaping the policies and strategies for developing and modernising mental health practice throughout the Health in Justice Service line in order to ensure high quality, safe and appropriate healthcare services for our patients.

Salary and more information:

This is a full time role, working 37.5 hours per week. The base of the role is to be discussed at interview but the flexibility to travel across our Norfolk sites is essential along with occasional travel to head offices across Reading, London, Wolverhampton and Leeds. Salary for this role is to be discussed at interview – dependent on skills and experience.

Further Information

Please note that this role is subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to satisfactory receipt of references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

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