Consultant Psychiatrist

An exciting new job opportunity has arisen for a motivated Consultant Psychiatrist to work in an exceptional rehabilitation hospital based in the Leek, Staffordshire area.

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

This is a mental health rehabilitation hospital that provides services for women with complex mental health needs.

The environment at the service is a unique aspect of the service with care provided in one of six apartments which offer single and two person accommodations


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



As the Consultant Psychiatrist you key responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring an adequate handover to colleagues including out of hours

  • Reviewing the mental state of patients as per the hospital procedure

  • Ensuring that each patient has a full physical health screen upon admission including physical examination, ECG and bloods (the hospital has some phlebotomists)

  • Taking a lead with managing any physical health concerns that emerge during inpatient stay

  • Seeking collateral history from other professionals and family

  • Completing discharge letters/reports/s62 forms as required in a timely manner

  • Preparing mental health review tribunal and Hospital Managers' hearing reports under the supervision of a Consultant

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

  • Experience working in psychiatry within multi-disciplinary teams

  • To be in good standing with the Royal College of Psychiatrists

  • Be accredited or about to be accredited in Forensic psychiatry with the GMC

  • To have had an appraisal/RITA within the last year

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

  • The equivalent of annual leave - plus your birthday off!

  • Free meals and parking

  • Wellbeing support and activities

  • Career development and training

  • Pension contribution

  • Life Assurance

  • Enhanced Maternity Package

Reference ID: 5976

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

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