General Adult Consultant Psychiatrist

  • North East of England
  • Negotiable
  • Locum/Temporary
  • Consultant

Posted March 19, 2024

As a Consultant General Adult Psychiatrist working for a private trust in North East of England, your proposed hours will be Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week in a female acute ward. This role is a full-time position and will commence as soon as possible for 4 to 6 weeks initially. To be considered for this role, applicants will need full GMC registration, an enhanced DBS, Section 12 and AC Status.

Responsibilities of the role

When working in this post, you will be overseeing 15 beds, predominantly caring for female patients in an acute ward. There is a weekly ward round, the role is supported by a capable advance nurse practitioner, who effectively takes on the tasks usually done by a ward level junior doctor. The covering RC needs to pick up all MHA roles.

Who you’re working for

Over the years, this private hospital has developed and maintained a reputation for delivering a real and lasting difference for everyone who uses our services. They also understand that for people to achieve the best clinical outcomes, they respond best to tailored programmes, suiting their specific needs.

About the location

The North East of England is one of the nine official regions of England which has a population of around 2.7 million and growing! Durham, Newcastle upon Tyne and Sutherland are the three cities which make up this broad region with a stunning coastline. The North East is considered to be one of the most beautiful, vibrant and thrilling places to live and work due to it’s award winning parks and gardens, beaches and countryside’s. With some of the lowest commute times in the country, the North East is a very popular relocation destination for many Brits who aspire to have that work-life balance.

Why work with Athona?

Athona is one of the UK’s leading on-framework healthcare recruitment agencies, with a reputation for building professional and personable relationships with our candidates and clients at Trusts and Services nationwide. With over 20 years of experience in this field, we pride ourselves on taking great care and detail in every candidate we place, this is what we call, ‘The Art of Recruitment.’

  • We’re CPD accredited
  • Referral scheme – receive up to £250 for every doctor recommendation
  • Industry-leading revalidation and appraisal support team
  • Choose your payment option and what type of worker you will be; whether to become a Pay As You Earn (PAYE), Umbrella or Limited Company worker

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