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Psychiatrist vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC11584
Job location:
HMP YOI Portland
Portland
Dorset
DT5 1DL
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job schedule type:
Part Time
Job closing date:
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 23:59

Break into prison healthcare!

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role?

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 Regional Manager, based at HMP YOI Portland.

What will you be doing?

This is an exciting time to join HMP YOI Portland with a new mental health specification which is improving care to the prison population.

As the Psychiatrist for HMP YOI Portland, you’ll provide dynamic leadership of the mental health profession across the Care UK Health in Justice 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 throughout the Health in Justice Service line in order to ensure high quality, safe and appropriate healthcare services for our patients.

Salary and Benefits

This is a part time role, working 8 hours per week. The hours would be 8am – 5pm with a 1 hour lunch. We are flexible on the day per week you would wish to work.

Salary for this role is £29,132 per annum (this salary is already pro rata)

You will be required to cover annual leave / sickness either in person or via telephone support to HMP The Verne

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.

About Care UK

Care UK is 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.

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