Adult Acute Speciality Doctor in Psychiatry

  • South West of England
  • Up to £80000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Consultant

Posted November 22, 2022

Position: Adult Acute Psychiatrist

Grade: Specialty doctor

Location: South West

Job type: Permanent – Full Time 37.5 hrs

Sector: Private

Start date: ASAP 3 months’ notice period accepted.

Salary: £80,000 depending on experience

Job description

Are you an Adult Acute Specialty Doctor in Psychiatry looking for a fantastic new permanent role? This position will be working in an acute setting for a Private Hospital based in the South West. Specialty Doctor will be covering 17 acute beds on the “Sandpiper ward”. There is no on call requirement in this role. The proposed start date is as soon as possible but a 3 months’ notice period is also feasible.

To be considered you’ll need a full GMC license to practice in the UK, 3 years’ experience in Psychiatry and at least 6 months experience of working on an Adult Acute ward. Section 12 approval would be desired but is not essential.

About the South West area:

The South West of England is primarily a rural region with a coastline that runs along the Bristol Channel and English Channel. Home to cheddar cheese, Devon cream teas, Cornish pasties and the Eden Project, the South West of England is a very popular destination to visit with plenty to do major cities to visit such as Bristol and Bath.

Why Athona:

Athona is one of the UKs leading on-framework healthcare recruitment agencies, with a reputation for building professional and personable relationships with our candidates and Trusts nationwide. After almost two decades in the business, we pride ourselves on taking great care and detail in every candidate that we place, and we believe that there is an art to being a good recruiter. This is what we call, ‘The Art of Recruitment.’

  • Exclusive access to new vacancies
  • The best possible salary, and all negotiations taken care of on your behalf
  • Stringent onboarding process
  • Fixed-term contracts for candidates that are not on the specialist register
  • All options will be made available to you
  • Receive up to £250 for every permanent psychiatrist you recommend
  • Exclusive discount codes

For more information or to apply to this position, please contact Lilly Ann Farrer on 01277 245 953 or email If this role isn’t quite the right fit, get in contact to talk to me about your requirements and register you CV.

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