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Consultant Psychiatrist

An exciting new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Consultant Psychiatrist to work in an exceptional rehabilitation clinic based in the Rougham, Bury St Edmunds area.

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

This is a rehabilitation service that offers specialist care specifically designed to support women who have a diagnosis of a Personality Disorder (PD), with or without disordered eating or high functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)


*To be considered for this position you must hold a Full GMC Registration



As a Consultant 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)

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

  • 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:

  • Be innovative and imaginative with the ability to initiate corporate decisions

  • Have essential understanding of current developments in psychiatry and other aspects of mental health

  • Have substantial knowledge of change management, relevant legislation, and contemporary issues in mental health, knowledge of and experience in purchaser/provider contractual issues

  • Have previous Consultant experience in a management role

The successful Consultant Psychiatrist will receive an excellent salary up to £150,000 per annum.

This exciting position is a permanent full time role working 37.5 hours a week.

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

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

  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP) and pension contribution

  • Life Assurance

  • Enhanced Maternity Package

  • Free meals while on duty

  • Employee Assistance Services

  • Career development and training

  • Wellbeing support and activities

  • Voluntary benefits

  • Medical indemnity cover

  • Flexibility to work in clinically led environments

Reference ID: 5989

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