Consultant Psychiatrist

An exciting new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Consultant Psychiatrist to work in an exceptional hospital based in the Nottinghamshire area.

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

This hospital is dedicated to providing innovative, high quality care, which will enable patient's recovery and re-engagement with the community


*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:

  • 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:

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

  • Knowledgeable of the Mental Health Act and Code of Practice, along with the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Code of Capacity

  • A first-rate communicator who can interview, assess & treat patients & write clear, comprehensive medical notes

  • Committed to continued professional development

  • Able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team

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: 3286

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

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