Junior Clinical Fellow in Psychiatry

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience Per Annum Pro Rata
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Mental health
Doctor - other
Full Time
We have created further opportunities for innovative individuals to work with us in Psychiatry in a stunning part of the UK - Cornwall.These posts would be ideal for any doctor who is looking for time out of formal training before applying to a Specialty Doctor position or a Core or Higher training programme in Psychiatry.

Main duties of the job

These posts are based in our General Adult Inpatient teams at Bodmin and Redruth and will be part of the Trust non resident on call rota. Posts are 80% clinical, providing the opportunity for development of special interests in academic areas such as research and teaching. A full detailed list of projects available will be provided upon appointment to the role.

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health.We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Approximately 568,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Depending on preferences, the Clinical Fellow will have the opportunity to gain experience working with patients who have mental health problems and / or developmental neuropsychiatric conditions. We have a full range of mental health services in Cornwall, including Forensic, Rehabilitation and Child and Adolescent.

Although this is not a training post, the post holder will work alongside and share on-call duties with our Foundation Doctors and Psychiatry Core Trainees. Access to supervision and training opportunities are excellent and the post holder will be supported in maintaining their training portfolio.

Person Specification

Psychiatry Interest as career choice


  • completed Psychiatry placements in FY training


  • career choice as psychiatry

Competency for Special Doctor


  • Completed Foundation training


  • Achieved Qualification and training in Psychiatry



  • Medical Doctor Qualification


  • worked previously as NHS doctor

Assesment on Interview


  • suitability for the post


  • years in Psychiatry training

Employer details

Employer name

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Longreach house


TR15 3ER

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