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Addiction Specialist Doctor

Herefordshire, Herefordshire, United Kingdom, £40,000 - £80,000 , Permanent

Posted: 2hours ago


Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting an Addiction Speciality Doctor/GP to work within a new fully integrated adult Substance Misuse Recovery Service in Herefordshire.

The client is offering a permanent opportunity working on either a full or part time basis with a negotiable salary depending on experience.

Daily Duties:
The successful applicant will be responsible for delivery of local prescribing clinics delivered across our community service. Leading the provision of a patient-centred, evidence-based, accessible and culturally sensitive specialist General Practice to our service uses.

You will treat the most complex patients in the service, and will:
Provide expert advice to other clinicians on diagnosis, assessment and care planning, for example on complex drug interactions, comorbid drug-related physical and mental health issues, and integration of psychosocial and medical treatment.
Accept referrals of people with the most severe or complex needs
Provide expert oversight of provision of psychosocial support, based on comprehensive knowledge of research evidence.
Lead introduction of innovative interventions to improve outcomes and quality of provision.
Undertake complex prescribing, for example injectable opioid substitution treatments if necessary.
Provide liaison drug and alcohol services in acute medical and psychiatric settings and expert advice to courts.
Provide expert advice to accountable officers and responsible officers.

Person Specification:
The successful candidate will need to be accredited as 'specialist' in substance use treatment, and should either:
1. Be listed on the GMC's Specialist Register as a psychiatrist with an endorsement in substance misuse psychiatry, with the supervision and CPD requirements this entails;
2. Have training, experience and supervision equivalent to this, as certified by the GMC through an appropriate Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR);
3. Be listed on the GMC's GP Register and have appropriate training, qualifications and experience.

Our client is a leading health and social care provider with more than 300 services nationwide. All services are run on a not-for-profit basis and every penny is invested back into the services and people. The main commitment is to support others to achieve their potential, making a change for the better improving the lives of service users.

Company Benefits Package include:
Our client is committed to the on-going professional development of all our staff and we offer regular structured supervision, a well-developed monthly CPD program and full support with appraisals and revalidations.
Opportunities to learn and develop, with silver accreditation from Investors in People
33 days' paid holiday a year, increasing with each year of service up to 35 days.
Flexible benefit options including cycle to work schemes and season ticket loans
Competitive pension and life assurance schemes
Employee assistance programme and access to online health and wellbeing support
Flexible working patterns to support work-life balance
Access to a wide range of discounts, including cinema tickets, grocery and high-street shopping and gym memberships

If you're interested and hold the relevant qualifications and experience, please email your updated CV and contact telephone number to (url removed)

Job Details

Herefordshire, Herefordshire, United Kingdom
£40,000 - £80,000