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Consultant Psychiatrist

Elysium Healthcare




Posted: 02/04/2024

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Join the team at Gateway Recovery Centre as a Consultant Psychiatrist providing care and treatment for men and women in specialist inpatient, rehabilitation and low secure settings. 

Gateway Recovery Centre is situated in Widnes, close to Liverpool, Manchester, Chester and surrounding areas. There are excellent transport links, which allows the town to be reachable for those travelling across the North West.

Gateway Recovery Centre has 70 beds spread across 6 wards. 3 wards constitute the female service providing high quality care to women with complex emotional needs including history of trauma. The other 3 wards provide care to male patients in an autism specialist unit (Cedar ward), low secure ward (Dove ward) and a ward for older men with complex mental health needs and physical health comorbidities (Ash Ward).

The team consists currently of 4 consultants, and you will deliver clinical care to a dedicated caseload. You will be supported by a practice nurse and an enhanced GP service to meet patients’ physical healthcare needs. You will have support from a dedicated supervisor and a medical secretary team.

You will have access to excellent CPD, and the support of a large peer group of enthusiastic and high-calibre consultants from varied specialties.

Your responsibilities will include:

Providing RC and consultant psychiatrist input to inpatients in specialist services (18- 20 inpatients)

Participation in a low frequency second- on-call regional medical rota 

Assessing new referrals to ensure that the service meets the needs of those who are appropriately admitted.

Providing leadership to the clinical team and contributing to clinical governance and service development

Ensuring the highest standards throughout all levels of the service

Ensure high quality liaison and good relationships with external agencies such as commissioning bodies.

Contributing to the training and education

To be successful in your application, you will need:

To hold MRCPsych or equivalent, and a CCT in general adult psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, psychiatry of LD or medical psychotherapy

Full GMC registration and to have had an appraisal within the 12 months.

Section 12 (2) approval and AC status

Experience of working within a MDT in providing care for patients with complex needs

Experience in psychotherapeutic approaches to management of personality disorders is desirable.

To be innovative, motivated, and passionate

To have a good team ethos

For more information, please contact Dr Sindhu Ashim, medical Director, email: ; t: (phone number removed)

What you will get:

Competitive annual salary

£8,400 car allowance 

30 days annual leave plus bank holidays and your birthday off!

A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP) and pension contribution

Life Assurance for added peace of mind.

Enhanced Maternity Package so you can truly enjoy this special time.

Free meals while on duty

Employee Assistance Services

Career development and training to help you achieve your career goals.

Wellbeing support and activities to help you maintain a great work-life balance.

Voluntary benefits

Medical indemnity cover

There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move. 

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally. 

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure

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