Consultant Psychiatrist - Women’s Medium Secure

Northampton, Northamptonshire
13 Dec 2018
10 Jan 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Consultant Psychiatrist - Women's Medium Secure

Women’s Medium Secure Integrated Practice Unit

 St Andrew’s Healthcare is a charity with an excellent and well-deserved reputation as a provider of specialist mental healthcare. We transform the lives of people with the greatest mental health needs. Throughout our 180 year history we have helped some of society’s most vulnerable people and today we proudly continue to build world-class mental healthcare services. Our commitment to holistic care, safety, recovery and innovative therapies and treatment makes St Andrew’s the perfect place to take your career to a new level.

Our Women’s Medium Secure Integrated Practice Unit (IPU) offers a gender specific treatment programme for women patients who require specialist forensic input. The IPU consists of 3 wards comprising of an assessment and stabilisation ward, and a ward each for the management of personality disorder and mental illness. The care and treatment offered is based on a multidisciplinary therapeutic programme focused on individual patient.

 The IPU offers an excellent opportunity to deliver value-based healthcare focusing on clinical outcomes. The IPU is focusing on using clinically relevant outcomes that will support the recovery and progress of patients to less restrictive environments in line with improvements in their mental health and reductions in their risk. 

You will lead a full MDT and help shape services further through strategic decision-making and improvement projects. You will also be able to undertake research projects as part of St Andrew's commitment to innovation and world-class care.

You must have MRCPsych or equivalent and hold a CCT in Forensic Psychiatry or Adult Psychiatry

We would encourage anyone who is interested in this role, or working with the charity in other roles or services, to contact our Internal Recruitment Consultant, Paula Cullinan on 01604 616545 or email

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