Specialty Doctor

Full Time Permanent

Are you an outstanding Specialty or Associate Specialist Doctor looking for your next challenge in psychiatry – and a competitive salary?

With us, you’ll have the opportunity to progress your career to Consultant level through our prestigious CESR programme.

We have an opportunity for a full-time Specialty Doctor to shape services at Cygnet Delfryn – while being fully supported by a Consultant Psychiatrist and first-class multidisciplinary team.

In this role you will be working across Cygnet Delfryn House and Cygnet Delfryn Lodge. Delfryn House and Delfryn Lodge are inpatient rehabilitation services for men and women suffering from severe and enduring mental disorders.  

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others – every day.


Your role responsibilities…

Provide high quality treatment under the direction of a Consultant Psychiatrist
Assess referrals & undertake mental state examinations of service users
Participate in weekly ward rounds & attend multidisciplinary meetings
Attend Care Programme Approach & Section 117 meetings & mental health review tribunals
Provide up-to-date clinical information at all meetings
Ensure that medical decisions are implemented as planned
Audit medical services & ensure compliance with GMC & other professional guidelines
Uphold policies & procedures and contribute to service governance & development
Participate in the on call rota 

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

Salary up to £88,000 (depending on experience)
30 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays
5 days study leave, study budget and in-house CPD/ peer group programme
Company paid Life Assurance scheme covering 3x salary
Contributory pension scheme
Research opportunities to include publishing in The Cygnet Journal (Cygnet’s co-produced peer review journal) and joining the Cygnet Research & Development Group
Teaching opportunities including teaching medical students, teaching on the Cygnet CESR programme and Cygnet MRCPsych programme
Opportunity to lead and participate in QI & Audit initiatives
Company Funded Cash plan with the ability to claim up to £1000 per annum worth of benefits including free Physiotherapy, Osteopaths, Optical, dental, consultations, scans and free prescriptions
Gym Discounts across the UK as well as free online fitness classes with ClassPass, Nutritional Programmes and Fitness Consultations
Discount schemes including Reward Gateway, NHS Discount and Blue Lights Card
Free meals, on-site parking and EAP support
Car leasing scheme
Smart Health Toolkit, including 24 hour GP service with the option of prescription delivery to your local pharmacy 

We are looking for someone who is… 

Fully GMC registered & MBBS (or equivalent) qualified  
Experienced within a mental health setting
Able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
Knowledgeable of mental health legislation & codes of practice
An excellent clinical decision maker, with sound judgement & ability to manage risk
A first-rate communicator who can interview, assess & treat patients & write clear, comprehensive medical notes
Committed to continued professional development
Preferably approved under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act & a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, or equivalent 

Our CESR Programme

This programme will help you develop the skills you need to progress to Consultant level – and you’ll rotate within wards/services to gain valuable experience across various subspecialties.

You’ll also have an educational supervisor to review your progress and oversee your development – and you’ll receive support with MRCPsych exams.

Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes. Our expert care enables thousands of individuals to consistently make a positive difference to their lives


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