Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult Psychiatry

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£76,761 - £103,490 pro rata
07 Jan 2019
02 Feb 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Ward 5 Becklin Centre, Alma Street, Leeds

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

Ward 5 is a 22 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 / informal visits contact:

Dr. Jamie Pick on 0113 8550733

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