General Adult Consultant Psychiatrist

An exciting job opportunity has arisen for a dedicated General Adult Consultant Psychiatrist to work in an exceptional hospital service based in the Royston, Hertfordshire.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

This hospital offers purpose-built services with medium secure, low secure, and both locked and open rehabilitation opportunities.

They offer a range of specialist recovery pathways, all at one site


*To hold and continue registration with the GMC including the relevant Specialist Register



As the Psychiatrist your key responsibilities include:

  • Taking clinical responsibility for patients, including multidisciplinary ward rounds, risk reviews, strategic reviews and the development of a therapeutic milieu

  • Fulfilling the role of Responsible Clinician to patients detained under the Mental Health Act

  • (1983)

  • Supervising the process of referral and admission including contributing to preadmission assessments of young people with other team members

  • Offering a psychiatric perspective to the multidisciplinary team in relation to the assessment, formulation and treatment of young people

  • Contributing to management meetings and clinical governance meetings for the services provided at the hospital, and contributing to the development of service strategy

  • Contributing to in-house training programmes within the services and offering supervision to other members of the multi-disciplinary team, particularly junior medical staff

  • Maintaining CPD and re-validation requirements, as determined by the Royal College of Psychiatrists or other relevant statutory bodies

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • Good team player

  • Keen to participate in a multidisciplinary approach to assessment, formulation and management plans

  • Experience in working Rehabilitation Services with patients with mental illness, substance misuse, and complex needs

  • Experience in neuropsychiatry, learning disability, and Autism desirable

  • Excellent skills in working in groups, communication and knowledge base for this service

The successful Psychiatrist will receive an excellent salary of £135,471.48 per annum.

This exciting position is a Full Time role working 37.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:


*Monthly Car Allowance of £612.50



  • Up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Free parking at every site

  • Health and wellbeing support through our EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)

  • Pension scheme with a Priory contribution

  • SMART Pensions - Opt for a slightly smaller salary and we pay an extra contribution into your pension.

    The result? We both save on National Insurance payments and you end up with an overall increase in your take-home pay

  • Cycle scheme - Get a tax-free bike with equipment and pay monthly from your salary, generating a cost saving of up to 42%

  • Computing scheme - Buy the latest technology at no more than the RRP using salary exchange whilst spreading the cost over 12 months

  • Our shopping discount site where you'll find great offers for online and in-store shopping, negotiated specially for everyone who works with us

  • GymFlex - Spread the cost of an annual gym membership over 12 months and use your membership at health clubs, leisure centres, boot camps and yoga studios across the UK

Reference ID: 3378

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: Up to £135471.48 per annum + Monthly Car Allowance of £612.50
  • Location: Royston, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Jupiter Recruitment
  • Contact: Mohammed Sakib
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2023-08-23 10:56:59 -

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