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Consultant Psychiatrist - Reading - CGL3504

The closing date for this vacancy has passed. Please use our vacancy search to find current vacancies.

Competitive to be discussed at interview
37.5 Hours per week
Closing Date: 
Monday, 15 July 2019 - 11:45am
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CGL are looking to recruit a Consultant Psychiatrist for their substance misuse treatment services in Reading. CGL will provide this service from October 2019 onwards.

The post holder will be the Clinical Lead for the service have responsibility to lead a multi-disciplinary team to provide holistic care for service users.

The post-holder will contribute to the service to ensure that service users consistently receive high quality services that adhere to the best practice guidelines and achieve high professional standards. They will be responsible for contributing to the overall performance of the service to ensure that contractual output targets are achieved. They will be required to record and input client data and information in order that the service operates within contractual, administrative and financial requirements.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a constant stimulus for improving clinical services and be a role model. They will have a recovery-focussed approach to treatment.

Successful candidates will be able to access a well-developed monthly CPD program, receive regular supervision and be fully supported in the appraisal and revalidation structure. All doctors within Change, Grow, Live receive weekly protected CPD and are encouraged and supported to get involved in clinical audit and research. Applicants for the above role should have significant experience in addiction medicine at Consultant level.

Change Grow Live are committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish.  We recruit the very best staff from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring service users benefit from our diverse skills and expertise. We always work to the principles of fairness and equality of opportunity in all our recruitment processes.


We also expect an assertive approach to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults, and applicants to these posts will need to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.


Please note, if you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, your application has not been shortlisted on this occasion.

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