Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult Psychiatry

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£76,761 - £103,490 per annum
26 Apr 2018
27 May 2018
Career Level
Contract Type

This vacancy has arisen as the current postholder is moving to a different role within the organisation.

Ward 1 is a 21 bedded female acute mental health ward with an established and experienced nursing team. The postholder will be supported by 0.5 WTE Specialty Doctor and a Core Trainee (or equivalent).

The postholder will be based at The Becklin Centre with 3 other acute wards and the Crisis Assessment Service. Internal postgraduate educational meetings are also held at the base.

The Care Group has a successful Crisis Assessment Service, Crisis Assessment Unit and Intensive Community Services which ensure effective gatekeeping of the inpatient beds and rapid access to acute community alternatives to inpatient care.

Leeds Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust is a leading provider of specialist mental health services and our ambition is to be the best provider we can and aim to continue being a national leader in training, research and development. The Trust provides services to over 725,000 people within the boundaries of Leeds. 

We have an excellent record in training and education, evidenced by a highly successful MMedSc course for trainees in psychiatry and the Andrew Sims Centre for Professional Development as well as close links with the Academic Department of Psychiatry in Leeds.

Leeds is a vibrant, northern city in the midst of fantastic countryside, which provides an ideal place for city culture, the outdoors or family life. It is a major financial and strategic centre, which has two leading universities including a large medical school.

For further details and to apply, please click on the APPLY button.

For an informal visit contact:

Dr Guy Brookes on 0113 855 9350.

**Please note any correspondence following application will be sent via & the Trust's Resourcing Team**

All applications submitted will be held by and the Trust Resourcing team. Any unsuccessful applications at shortlisting stage will be deleted from the system. If you are unsuccessful at interview your details will be held for a further 6 months and then deleted.

Please be advised that NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk of redundancy’ will, wherever possible be offered an interview, provided that they demonstrate that they meet all the essential shortlisting criteria of the post. If you are ‘at risk of redundancy’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application and ensure that you apply through the restricted jobs part of your NHS Jobs account.

Please note that the Trust reserves the right to close the vacancy before the closing date if a sufficient number of applications are recieved. It is in the candidates best interest to apply as soon as possible. 

In view of Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed to the post. 

If you have not received any further communication from us within four weeks you are asked to assume that your application has been unsuccessful. If you should have any queries regarding progress with your application form please contact us.

The Trust currently pays a non-consolidated supplement in order that all our staff receive the equivalent of the Living Wage Foundation Rate.

To help us achieve our goal of improving health, improving lives, the Trust became Smoke Free for staff and service users from April 2016. 

Please note: The Trust does not offer reimbursement of interview expenses.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.


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