General Adult Specialty Doctor Psychiatrist

  • East of England
  • Negotiable
  • Locum/Temporary
  • Specialty Doctor

Posted March 13, 2024

As a Specialty Doctor General Adult Psychiatrist working for an NHS Trust in the North East of England, your proposed hours will be Daytime Monday – Friday in a CAMHS inpatient ward. This role is a full-time position and will commence as soon as possible for 3 months with possible extension. To be considered for this role, applicants will need full GMC registration, an enhanced DBS, Section 12, experience working within a mental health setting and MHAA experience including report writing and giving evidence at Tribunal desirable.

Responsibilities of the role

When working in this post, you will be overseeing 26 beds, predominantly caring for Male patients in an acute and PICU ward. The service, split across two wards, provides a safe and stabilising environment for men who are experiencing an acute episode of mental illness and require an emergency admission. The workload is shared with another Specialty Doctor.

Who you’re working for

Established in the 80s, this trust has developed a wide range of health and social care services for young people and adults with mental health needs, acquired brain injuries, eating disorders, autism and learning disabilities within the UK. They also maintain good relationships with their quality regulators and undergo regular inspections, with 81% of their services rated ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’.

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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