Resident Medical Officer - RMO

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority

Are you an outstanding Junior Doctor looking for new challenges, career development and a competitive salary?

As Resident Medical Officer, you’ll play a crucial role providing on call cover for Cygnet Appletree and Cygnet Victoria House.

Cygnet Victoria House (DL1) is a 25 bed acute mental health inpatient service for men. The service, split across two wards, provides a safe and stabilising environment for men who are experiencing an acute episode of mental illness and require an emergency admission.

Cygnet Appletree (DH7), near Durham, is a 26-bed mental health hospital for women. It has two wards including Bramley Ward, a high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service and Pippin Ward, an emergency acute admissions service.

Cygnet Appletree is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC

With accommodation and meals provided, you’ll be onsite at all times, covering on call between 5pm and 9am and weekend shifts. Generally you will work on a fortnightly rota of 4 days on / 3 days off and then 3 days on / 4 days off.

At Cygnet, we support our Doctors to grow their careers and progress to senior roles – up to Consultant level and beyond, through our prestigious CESR programme.

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


In the role, you’ll carry out…

  • ECGs
  • Bloods
  • NG tubing
  • Patient admissions
  • Patient assessments
  • Risk assessments
  • Mental health assessments

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Salary up to £60,000 (depending on experience) 
  • Medical indemnity cover
  • CPD support and study leave
  • Active participation in clinical governance
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Free meals
  • Company paid life assurance scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the NHS Discount Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit, providing fitness programmes, nutrition consultation & health checks

We are looking for someone who is... 

  • Fully GMC registered & MBBS (or equivalent) qualified
  • An excellent clinical decision maker, with sound judgement, the ability to manage risk & know when to ask for help   
  • Experienced in Psychiatry
  • Able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • A first-rate communicator who can interview, assess & treat patients & write clear, comprehensive medical notes
  • Committed to continued professional development

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.  

We maintain a good relationship with our quality regulators and undergo regular inspections, with 85% of our services rated ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’. We also operate an internal system of quality care, treatment and positive outcomes.

What next?

If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you.

Click the link to apply.


Reference: 40882720

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