General Adult Consultant Psychiatrist

  • North East of England
  • Up to £160000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Consultant

Posted July 8, 2024

We have an excellent permanent job opportunity for a General adult Consultant to work for a private service based in Durham. This is a full-time role covering a 12 bed female acute unit.

The hospital has a well-established system of clinical governance and a quality improvement programme. The successful candidate will be expected to lead the clinical governance programme on their ward and to participate in clinical governance at a hospital level.

Salary: £160,000 per annum

Position: General Adult Consultant

Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week

Setting: 12 bed female acute ward

Location: Durham

For this role, we’re looking for someone who is:

  • Previous Consultant experience is desirable but not essential
  • You must be a Responsible/Approved Clinician
  • You must hold a CCST/CCT or equivalent and have experience of working in inpatient settings with people with significant mental health difficulties
  • Valid GMC registration
  • Evidence of post registration continuing professional development
  • A positive attitude and commitment to quality improvement
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of the Mental Health Act and Code of Practice

What benefits are on offer?

  • You will have your own office and good admin support.
  • A dedicated Advanced Practitioner to support your clinical duties.
  • You will have generous annual leave entitlement
  • Birthday Holiday, your birthday as an extra day annual leave.
  • Subsidised meals on site.
  • Opportunity for career development within the Priory Healthcare network.
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training.
  • There will be opportunity to take a lead role within the hospital.
  • Access to funded CPD courses relevant to the role.
  • Support from a Senior Manager’s out of hours on call system.
  • Cohesive Medical Team.
  • Access to training through our on-line Academy.
  • Access to site’s Wellbeing fund.

What can Athona offer you?

  • Experts in the psychiatry sector offering a professional and supportive service
  • Nationwide vacancies available in the NHS and private sector, many exclusive to Athona
  • Provide support from start to finish, including negotiations on terms and onboarding
  • Overseas support for candidates not familiar with the UK
  • A supportive team who truly care about your career, taking the time to understand your needs and help you achieve your aspirations
  • Support beyond placement, making sure you’re happy with your new job and it continues to fulfils your career goals.

Interested? Simply apply above today to enjoy these excellent career prospects and reap the rewards of making a real difference to others, every day.

If you are interested in learning more about this job role or any other opportunities through Athona, get in touch with Frankie on 01277 286 033.

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