Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist

Fareham, Hampshire
£76,001 - £102,464 (based on full time hours)
11 Apr 2017
05 May 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Ravenswood House

10 PAs.

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust (SHFT) is one of the largest providers of mental health, learning disability, social care and community services in the country. Our aim is to improve the health, wellbeing and independence of every person we care for by providing the best outcomes and the best patient experience in the most cost effective way.

Wessex Forensic Psychiatry service is looking to recruit one full time equivalent Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist. The services are based across two sites but there is a project ongoing to redesign the entire forensic pathway which includes the provision of a new medium secure service. The post will be based at Ravenswood House Medium Secure Unit.

The post has become available due an expansion in Consultant numbers. The post-holder will be responsible for managing an inpatient caseload and providing gatekeeping assessments for the catchment area.

There is flexibility within the post for the job descriptions to change as there may be opportunities for the successful applicant to take on alternative roles within the services. For an informal discussion please contact Dr David Morton, Clinical Director for Adult Forensic and Low Secure LD Services, tel: 01329 836009. Candidates are recommended to visit the service. For more information on the Trust and services, visit the Trust website at:

Hampshire offers an attractive mix of city and countryside lifestyles, from the idyllic town of Petersfield in the South Downs, to the historic and cosmopolitan waterfront city of Portsmouth, as well as Winchester - voted the Best Place to Live in the UK*.*Halifax Quality of Life Study 2016.

To apply for this post, please click the apply button. Closing date is 5 May 2017.