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Reference

PRI68681

Location

Elm Park, Station Road, Ardleigh, Colchester, CO7 7RT

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Bank

Salary

£80000 pro rata

Hours

15

Job Advert Role Description

WE ARE LOOKING FOR TALENTED PEOPLE LIKE YOU!!

Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

Job Advert Location Description

Priory Brain Injury Services (PBIS) provide specialised care pathways within the Priory for people with acquired brain injury (ABI). PBIS has been successfully delivering neurobehavioral rehabilitation and making a positive difference to people’s lives since 1985 to people with ABI, whose challenging behaviour prevents attainment of their maximum rehabilitation potential and personal autonomy.

Elm Park is a 17 bedded Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit in Ardleigh which specialises in the assessment, care and treatment of adult residents (18+ years) with an acquired brain injury. The main unit is also linked to Elm House and Elm Cottage which offer open community rehabilitation services for men and women with a traumatic or acquired brain injury. 

 

Job Description 

This is a unique opportunity for career development in a hospital where extensive medical support is provided to our patients.

You will work alongside a Consultant Psychiatrist covering the 17 bed acute service. During working hours, you will be responsible for admitting new patients, attending ward reviews and reviewing the mental and physical health of patients throughout  admission and at appropriate intervals.

Each patient is reviewed in a weekly multi-disciplinary setting.

You will support the Consultant and MDT with assessment, appropriate investigation, diagnosis and treatment of patients.

 

Requirements

  • Good communication within the MDT is essential.
  • Full GMC registration.
  • Relevant experience within a similar setting (preferred)
  • Approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act (preferred but not essential and you will receive support with this)
  • Knowledge of the Mental Health Act 1983 (2007) and Code of Practice along with Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Code of Capacity.
  • The ability to interview, assess and write clear and comprehensive medical notes.
  • Valid driving licence and access to a private car.

Benefits

  • Salary: up to £80,000 (Depending on Experience)
  • Opportunity to progress to a Consultant through the CESR programme and support with MRCPsych examinations, Section 12 and AC applications.
  • Speciality Doctors will also receive  2 hours supervision and Education (SPA) per week.

If you would like to apply or want to know more about the role email AnuJose@priorygroup.com 

 

About Elm Park:

Priory group is one of the UK’s leading provider of independent specialist secure and step-down services for people with mental illness, personality disorders, learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and brain injuries.

Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services, Priory promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application. Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Closing Date

30/11/2022