Consultant Psychiatrist in Forensic Psychiatry

An outstanding job opportunity has arisen for a committed Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist to work in an exceptional hospital based in the East Riding of Yorkshire area.

As a Psychiatrist you will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers.

This is a registered independent hospital rated as Outstanding by the CQC, supporting males with severe and enduring mental health conditions, Learning Disabilities, those who could be on the Autistic Spectrum and those who may have complex presentations with behaviours that challenge.

As a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist your day to day duties include:

·         Ensuring that each patient has a full physical health screen upon admission including physical examination, ECG and bloods.

·         Responsible for patient treatment plans, whilst liaising with the multi-disciplinary team.

·         Screening and assessing referrals.

·         Reviewing mental state examination of service users, appropriate investigation / diagnosis and treatment, participation in ward rounds.

·         Lead the implementation of risk assessment, risk management and embed clinical governance within the hospital.

·         Responsible for the supervision of reports for Mental Health Act Tribunals and managers' hearings and attend hearings whenever possible.

·         Completing discharge letters and reports as required.

·         Contributing to the service development by participating in Clinical Governance activities by conducting audits, research and teaching.


An ideal Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist must have these skills as they are beneficial for this position:

·         Experience with  learning disability and autistic spectrum disorder conditions would be an advantage

·         Will be the Responsible Clinician for this patient group

·         Excellent Communication Skills

·         Team Player

·         Able to show a can-do attitude always


The successful Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist will receive an excellent annual salary from £84,000 - £96,000 per annum.

This exciting position is a Part Time role working 22.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

·         25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)

·         A group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

·         Private Medical Insurance Scheme

·         Life Assurance

·         Free meals while on duty

·         Care first - Employee Assistance Services

·         Continuous learning and development

·         Childcare vouchers

·         Career development

·         Personal health insurance

·         An employee assistance programme

·         Voluntary benefit


To be considered for this position you must be registered with the GMC

Reference ID: 3914

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call Peter Fit on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV to

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £84,000 - £96,000 per annum
  • Location: Market Weighton, East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Jupiter Recruitment
  • Contact: Peter Fit
  • Tel: 0121 638 0567
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 3914
  • Posted: 2020-07-03 13:07:12 -

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