Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist

Location
York, North Yorkshire
Salary
£87,665 to £105,042 pa
Posted
01 Feb 2019
Closes
02 Mar 2019
Ref
173-003419-SLD
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist (Westerdale)

Clifton House, York

Hours: 10 Programmed Activities per week

We currently have two exciting opportunities for Consultant Psychiatrists to join our thriving low secure forensic service based in York. The successful candidates will join a multi-disciplinary team and will be responsible for providing leadership to either the 12 bed male or female ward. Part of the Trust’s wider Forensic Service, the service has recently attracted new funding and plays a key role in the Humber, Coast and Vale sustainability and transformation partnership (STP). This provides an exciting opportunity to undertake a leadership role within the STP to shape the future of forensic services in York.

You’ll be part of our highly-regarded medical directorate and there are exciting opportunities to get involved in teaching, research, leadership and quality improvement.

We are currently working with the IHI and have undergone extensive improvement in this service that has significantly improved the staffing and morale

Previous training or experience in a forensic services would be beneficial, training and support is available to enable a psychiatrist with general training to develop into the role and anyone with an active interest in this area is encouraged to apply.

York is designated the “best place to live in Britain” according to The Sunday Times’ 2018 guide and in addition to our very attractive professional training and development package, a relocation package and first year enhancement may be offered to the right candidate.

Applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly are welcome.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jonathan King on 01133056443

Alternatively to apply for the above vacancy please click the apply button.

Closing Date: 2nd March 2019.