We are delighted to bring to advert two Consultant Psychiatrist posts at Clifton House Low Secure Unit in York. Each post is 10 PA's. One post is to run the Male Mental Illness service comprising a 12 bed ward, a small outpatient case load and gatekeeping/risk assessments. The second post is to run the equivalent Female Mental Illness Service. Although a forensically trained candidate is preferred, training and support is available to enable a psychiatrist with general training to develop into the role.
Main duties of the job
The successful candidates will join the Clifton House MDT and work alongside other enthusiastic team members in achieving the very best standards of care for the patients in a service which has attracted new funding to play a key role in the Humber Coast and Vale ICS.
The post holders will form part of the wider Forensic Service which includes well established services in Leeds where there are three Consultant Psychiatrists. There are exciting opportunities to become involved in teaching, research, leadership and management.
We are a high quality, high performing NHS foundation trust. We are the main provider of specialist mental health and learning disability services in Leeds. We also provide specialist inpatient services in York as well as some highly specialised services across the country.We employ around 3,000 staff and every year we have contact with over 25,000 service users. Our vision is to provide outstanding mental health and learning disability services as an employer of choice. Our ambition is to support our service users and carers, our staff and the communities we serve to live healthy and fulfilling lives. We need people like you to help us achieve our goals; to live our lives free from stigma and discrimination; and to improve the lives of people with a learning disability and mental ill health. We perform well againstlocal and national targetsand inour most recent CQC inspection, 85% of our services were rated good or outstanding.As a teaching trust with strong links to local universities, we are a centre of excellence for teaching,research and development.
Job description Job responsibilities
York is a most attractive city of international importance for its history and architecture and is close to some of the most beautiful countryside in England. It has excellent travel links, amenities and schools.
- As an NHS employer we offer one of the most competitive and flexible benefits packages
- Relocation package of up to £8,000
We are committed to your development, making the very best of your talent and helping you to achieve your career aspirations
Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- Full registration with the GMC
- Licence to practice in the UK
- Higher specialist training in the Forensic Psychiatry or General Adult Psychiatry
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