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Consultant Psychiatrist - Forensic Community Service

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£88,364 to £119,133 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Feb 2023

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The Trust is seeking a Consultant Psychiatrist to join the Community Forensic Services at The Humber Centre.

In the last two years the SCFT has exceeded commissioned targets for successful repatriation of patients into the local community, as a result of this success, we are looking to recruit to a whole time Consultant Psychiatrist post. You will join an experienced and dynamic MDT comprising of a Occupational Therapy staff, Social Workers, Nursing staff, a Peer Support Worker and Psychologists. Although it is preferred that applicants have CCT registration in Forensic Psychiatry, this is not essential if experience in forensic psychiatry can be demonstrated.

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

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 2,800 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.

  • 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

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

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

Person Specification essential Essential
  • qualifications and experience
  • Experience of working within custodial settings

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