Consultant General Adult Psychiatrist (various)

Bradford, West Yorkshire
£76,761 to £103,940
08 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of 550,000 across Bradford and provides an integrated community and mental health service to people of all ages. There is a long established collaboration with local authority and third sector services and the Trust has recently achieved Foundation Trust status. 

As a Trust we have received awards for our practices in care and currently have been shortlisted in the RCPsych Awards 2016, in the category Team of the Year: Working-Age Adults. 

Bradford is a vibrant city which combines a diverse population, varied cultural experiences, arts and entertainment with the challenges associated with a modern city. The district also includes part of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales and the semi-rural areas around them and has good transport links with Leeds, York, Sheffield and Manchester. We also have strong links with Leeds University which benefits training, education and research and our commitment to your ongoing professional development. In addition our Consultants are actively involved in a well-established junior doctor training programme and have strong links with the Leeds Medical School. 

We understand the importance of a set of clear shared values as an indicator to staff, service users and partners of what is important in how we go about delivering our services. 

Our Quality Goals 

This year our Plan has the following eight quality goals that cover both physical and mental health services, to ensure we continue to deliver high quality care: 


  • Ensure a responsive service for people who need urgent care.
  • Reduce suicide rates for men.
  • Ensure every patient gets care that meets their physical and mental health needs. 


  • Ensure easy and timely access to services.
  • Greater involvement for patients and carers. 


  • Ensure that staff feel able to raise concerns about unsafe clinical practice.
  • Ensure we have enough staff to deliver services.
  • Work with other providers to improve services. 

Consultant General Adult Psychiatrist (various)
Salary: £76,761 to £103,940 • Full time 10 PA’s per post 

We are seeking the appointment of enthusiastic, dynamic candidates to join well established multi-disciplinary teams to be based within Bradford District Care Foundation Trust. These are replacement posts following post holders retirement and relocation. 

The post-holders will cover a specific community defined by a number of GP practices.This gives the post holder an opportunity to build relationships with primary care fortheir community in partnership with the CMHT and others. The post-holders will provide continuity of care for service users who move between the community andacute care pathway.

Each community is placed within a base with a wider team, including other Consultants, junior doctors who may be clinically or educationally supervised by post holders, Advance Nurse Practitioner’s as well as a wellbeing clinic. The successful candidates will provide medical leadership for the team and contribute towards on-going development of the service.

We would welcome applicants arranging to visit the Trust or for an Informal enquiry, please contact: Dr David Sims, Deputy Medical Director 01274 221240 or Grainne Eloi, Interim Head of Service 01274 251202.

If you have the vision, enthusiasm, commitment and team working skills that can meet this exciting and varied challenge these roles will be bring and would like to apply, please click the apply button

Closing date: 4th June 2017.
Interview date: 6th July 2017.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Day Nursery facilities are available to staff.

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