Lead Consultant Psychiatrist

A fantastic job opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Lead Consultant Psychiatrist to work in an amazing mental health service based in the Exeter, Devon area.

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

The service is a purpose-built facility, providing specialist care for adults with acute mental health needs


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



As the Lead Consultant Psychiatrist you key responsibilities include:

  • Management of complex cases

  • Care plan and treatment formulation, guidance on evidence-based treatment and effectiveness

  • Liaison and collaborative working with care co-ordinators, commissioners, families and carers and other services/agencies

  • Mental Health Act implementation and liaison with Ministry of Justice (if applicable)

  • Multi-disciplinary, multi-agency and partnership working

  • To undertake the administrative duties associated with the care of patients including ensuring all NHSE contractual obligations are met and to ensure initial discharge summaries are sent out within 24 hours of discharge

  • To maintain professional registration with the General Medical Council and to abide by professional codes of conduct

  • To maintain section 12(2) and approved clinician status

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 Lead 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: 5983

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

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