Consultant Psychiatrist

An amazing job opportunity has arisen for a committed Consultant Psychiatrist to work in an exceptional mental health hospital based in the Stockton-on-the-Forest, York area.

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

This is a medium secure psychiatric hospital, which cares for both mental illness and learning disability patients, which includes an Autistic Spectrum Disorder service and a female service


*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)

  • 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:

  • You will fulfil the role of Responsible Clinician to patients

  • You must hold a CCT, or equivalent, in Forensic Psychiatry, Learning Disability or General Psychiatry

  • Have experience working with women in a secure service

  • The role will include participation in our on call rota (none residential)

The successful Consultant Psychiatrist will receive an excellent salary of £160,000 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 8 bank holidays

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Life Insurance Policy

  • Medical indemnity cover

  • Free on-site parking

  • Excellent career development opportunities within Priory Group

  • Clinical networking and support from Acute and PICU Network

Reference ID: 6572

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

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