Consultant Psychiatrist - Eating Disorders

An amazing job opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Consultant Psychiatrist - Eating Disorders to work in a spectacular hospital based in Cheadle, Greater Manchester area.

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

This special hospital offers a comprehensive inpatient specialist mental health service for young people and adults.

The service is dedicated to providing innovative, high quality care and treatment for patients with challenging and complex needs, in order to enable their recovery and re-engagement with the community


*To be considered for this position you must be registered with the GMC with a current license to practice



As the Consultant Psychiatrist your key responsibilities include:

  • You will work with a multi-disciplinary therapies team, including a Clinical and a Counselling Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Family Therapist and Assistant Psychologists, which is embedded within a wider multi-disciplinary team of clinical professionals

  • The clinical aspect of the role will involve psychological assessment, formulation, delivering both group and individual therapies, providing a psychological perspective to decision making around patient care, attendance at ward rounds and CPA review meetings, and working closely with and providing support to ward teams to foster a holistic approach to care

  • Form a part of the leadership team within the psychological therapies department and will be involved in providing positive and containing leadership, supervision and consultation, and service development

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

  • Clinical experience of working with individuals with complex eating disorders and a confident grasp of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and other relevant therapeutic modalities

  • Have training and experience in providing supervision

  • Experience in clinical leadership and service development is desirable

  • Should have a strong interest in developing innovative practice, working with complexity, and working in teams

  • Effective leadership skills including self-motivation, effective communication, the ability to support and motivate others, and the ability to ensure the systematic governance of psychological practice within the team

The successful Consultant Psychiatrist will receive an excellent salary of £170,000 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:

  • Excellent CPD and training opportunities for employees within this service

  • Funded and accredited training opportunities will be available and agreed as part of the role

  • Attendance at national conferences and research interests are also encouraged

  • Strong research links with local Universities, and provides placements for trainees from a number of different courses on both core and specialist placements

Reference ID: 5688

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

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