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Community Consultant Psychiatrist

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£99,532 to £131,964 per annum
Closing date
21 Aug 2024
The Trust is seeking a Consultant Psychiatrist to join the Community Team within Forensic Services at The Humber Centre.

We are looking to recruit a Consultant with either Community Mental Health or Forensic experience. Although it is preferred that applicants have CCT registration in Forensic Psychiatry, this is not essential. Whilst we are looking for a full time position, we will consider applications for part time hours, we have a positive approach to flexible working arrangements in the Service.

Humber Forensic Community services are the lead provider in the region, the team has exceeded commissioner targets for successful repatriation of patients into the local community. We are embarking on an exciting project to remodel community forensic services to enhance our consultation model. You will have the opportunity to work with regional partner providers to reduce inequalities in the region and reduce admissions and length of stay to secure inpatient services. You will join an experienced and dynamic MDT comprising Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Nursing staff, Peer Support and Psychology.

We are looking for a dynamic consultant with a strong service user focus and an interest in service development.

Main duties of the job

Together with colleagues in the multidisciplinary team, you will offer medical leadership, assessment and management of patients on the community caseload and contribute to the on call rota for the wider Forensic Service. You will be supported by Consultant colleagues working in the Forensic Division. The post holder will be responsible for the overall psychiatric care of the specialised community forensic patients. You will join the leadership team in continuing to develop high quality community services, providing patients with credible alternatives to extended periods of inpatient stay.

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust delivering integrated services across Hull, East and North Yorkshire.Find out more on our website

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development. We value our colleagues and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills to deliver outstanding care.

We are proud to score above or equal to the average for all NHS People Promise theme areas demonstrating our commitment to improve the experience of working in the NHS for everyone. Wherever you work we know you will receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need to get you started.

We recognise the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Work life balance is about having influence and flexibility over when, where and how you work. If the work pattern for this role does not meet your needs, we welcome an application and are happy to discuss working arrangements that differ from those advertised.

We offer a unique range ofbenefitsthat go above and beyond other NHS Trusts including an enhanced leave package and health and wellbeing support.

From city to countryside, market towns to moors you'll find a place to call home including some of the most affordable places to live in the UK.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

As a consultant working in Forensic Services 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



  • qualifications and experience


  • Experience of working within custodial settings

Employer details

Employer name

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust


The Humber Centre

Willerby Hill, Beverley Road


HU10 6ED

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