Consultant Psychiatrist in Old Age Community Brid and Driffield

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£88,364 to £119,133 per annum
Closing date
3 Jan 2024
We have an exciting opportunity within the Trust for a consultant psychiatrist to join our Community Mental Health Services for Bridlington and Driffield, which are based at East House, Bridlington.

The population to be served has a total practice population of approximately 122,500 of which an estimated 17,500 of these are people over the age of 65 of which 4,300 are aged 80 and above. However, there are several existing services within the trust which have the effect of significantly reducing the dependence of the catchment population on the CMHT.

The new post holder will have no responsibility for in-patients, however will be expected to liaise with the in-patient consultants for their patients, and will have access to three inpatient facilities serving the populations of Hull and East Riding. The post holder will also be expected to undertake urgent assessments when required and provide input to the Crises Team for Older People for catchment area patients.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to provide the highest level of clinical leadership and practice in the Assessment and Treatment of Mental Health problems in Older peoples service in Bridlington and Driffield. This involves directly supporting and providing supervision and leadership to the multi-disciplinary team, both within the service and also the provision of clinical leadership within the Trust in relation to this speciality.

About us

As a Teaching Trust we provide excellent opportunities for professional development, and we are a leading Trust in mental health research. We work closely with our teaching partners of Hull York Medical School and Health Education England to offer an excellent training package that has seen us rated in the Top 5 of the GMC's national training survey 2016.

You will join our team of over 2,700 colleagues that work together to change lives. We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to employee development.

Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire is a great place to live and offers some of the most competitive house prices in the country with access to excellent schools and further and higher education providers.

We offer a wide range of benefits to help support a healthy work-life balance and support your overall health and wellbeing, including:
  • Excellent relocation package
  • Free on-site parking
  • Buy and sell annual leave
  • Cycle to work & car leasing schemes
  • Extra day off on completion of mandatory training and receiving
  • flu vaccination
  • Wide range of Health & Wellbeing benefits

Find out more about what makes our Trust 'Humbelievable' at

Job description

Job responsibilities

As a consultant working in an Old Age Community Team, you will have responsibility for the provision of safe and effective care and treatment which is evidence based. You will share the vision of integrated and multi-disciplinary working and actively engage in the development of the service through research and support.

The post holder would be expected to be approved as a Responsible Clinician or be willing to undertake training to obtain Section 12(2) MHA and will be expected to renew this approval according to agreed procedures.

The ability to commute within the Trusts geographical area with access to the appropriate means of transport is essential.

Please read our attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information on our exciting role available.

Person Specification



  • Qualification and Training


  • Wide range of specialist and sub-specialist experience relevant to post

Employer details

Employer name

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust


East House

38 St John's Avenue


YO16 4NG

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