Consultant Psychiatrist - Eating Disorder Ward

An amazing new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Consultant Psychiatrist - Eating Disorder Ward to work in an exceptional mental health hospital based in the Preston, Lancashire area.

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

This is an independent mental health hospital, specialising in the management and treatment of acute mental ill health and eating disorders


*To be considered for this position you must hold a CCST/CCT (or equivalent) in the relevant areas of Psychiatry



As a Consultant Psychiatrist your key responsibilities include:

  • Conducting comprehensive psychiatric assessments of patients with eating disorders to diagnose and determine appropriate treatment plans

  • Developing individualized treatment plans tailored to the specific needs and circumstances of each patient, which may involve a combination of medical, psychological, and nutritional interventions

  • Prescribing and monitoring psychiatric medications as part of the overall treatment approach, such as antidepressants or antipsychotics for co-occurring conditions like depression or anxiety

  • Working closely with a multidisciplinary team including psychologists, dieticians, nurses, occupational therapists, and social workers to ensure coordinated and holistic care for patients

  • Advocating for the needs of patients with eating disorders and their families, as well as providing education and support to raise awareness and reduce stigma surrounding these conditions

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

  • Passionate about delivering first class psychiatric care

  • An excellent team player

  • Experience of working in inpatient settings with people with significant mental health difficulties

  • Previous experience in Eating Disorder Services at consultant level

  • Keen interest in developing services within a forward thinking transitional environment

The successful Consultant Psychiatrist will receive an excellent salary of £93,417 per annum.

This exciting position is a permanent part time role working 22.5 hours a week.

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

  • Generous study leave (including funding)

  • You will have your own office and ample administrative support

  • Generous annual leave entitlement

  • Enhanced maternity pay

  • Career development opportunities at the hospital and within the company

  • Our independent Employee Assistant Program can offer confidential emotional and practical support and advice to colleagues, 24/7

  • Benefit package (including private health insurance)

  • Company pension scheme

Reference ID: 3807

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

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