Consultant Psychiatrist

An exciting new job opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Consultant Psychiatrist to work in an amazing specialist residential service based in the Darlington, County Durham area.

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

This is a specialist residential service with nursing, supporting individuals with learning disabilities and complex needs

**To be considered for this position you must be fully GMC registered and MBBS or equivalent**

As the Consultant Psychiatrist your key responsibilities include:

Work as part of a multidisciplinary team (MDT)
Take overall responsibility for patient treatment plans in conjunction with the MDT
Assess referrals & undertake mental state examinations of service users
Undertake appropriate investigations, diagnosis & treatment
Participate in ward rounds & clinical audits
Lead the implementation of risk assessment, risk management & embed clinical governance
Supervise reports for Mental Health Act tribunals & managers’ hearings & attend hearings
Participate in the 1 in 6/7 telephone on-call rota


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

Experienced & knowledgeable in adult psychiatry & mental health diagnosis
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 £77,000 per annum * *£154,000 FTE*.

This exciting position is a permanent, part time role working 20 hours a week.

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

Generous annual leave entitlement that increases with length of service
Study leave & support with CPD opportunities
Opportunity to undertake further learning and development
Medical indemnity cover
Company paid life assurance scheme
Contributory pension scheme
Most of our sites provide free meals on shift
Cycle to work scheme
Access to the NHS Discount Scheme
Smart Health Toolkit, providing fitness programmes, nutrition consultation & health checks
Relocation package will also be considered


Reference ID: 6400
To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV


  • Location: Darlington, England
  • Salary: Up to £77000 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Jupiter Recruitment
  • Posted: 25-Jan-2024
  • Posted on: careers4a.com