Consultant Psychiatrist - Forensic Learning Disabilities

York, North Yorkshire, England
£ 150,000 - 160,000 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager), Newly qualified
7 Nov 2019
7 Dec 2019

Job Description

Consultant Psychiatrist - Forensic Learning Disabilities


Salary: £150,000 - £160,000 + medical indemnity paid for


* Must be on Specialist Register *

* Section 12 Approval & AC Status Essential *



Compass Associates are excited to be working with one of the leading providers of private mental health care to headhunt for a Consultant Psychiatrist.


This is a full time, permanent role where you would spend:

3 days at a locked rehabilitation service for males with severe mental health conditions, learning disabilities, autism spectrum conditions and forensic backgrounds

2 days at a medium secure hospital for males and females with mental health conditions, personality disorders, learning disabilities and backgrounds of criminal offending


You would be the Responsible Clinician for up to 25 service users across both services.


Hours and on calls:

This is a full-time permanent role working 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, plus participation in a regional residential on call rota (1:7)


Commutable from: Leeds, Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield, Keighley, Harrogate, York, Doncaster, Barnsley, Wakefield, Goole, Selby, Skipton, Thirsk, Pontefract and surrounding towns.


The Candidate

Essential criteria:

A recognised medical degree

Full GMC registration - without conditions

Section 12 Approval

Approved Clinician status

On the Specialist Register for either Forensic or General Adult Psychiatry

Forensic learning disabilities experience



Medical indemnity paid for

Enhanced pay for weekend on calls

Pension contribution

Retail discounts

Cycle scheme

Gym membership

Enhanced maternity pay

Further training/CPD opportunities


Interview Process

Informal phone call followed by an interview with the Hospital Director and Medical Director.


Contact details

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please contact Lynette Robb directly on Apply. Alternatively email an updated CV to Apply   



Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer a £200 John Lewis voucher for a successful recommendation following the completion of probation/rebate.


Compass Associates, established in 2009, is an award-winning, UK specialist Health and Social Care Recruitment Consultancy providing tailored, high quality recruitment solutions for all permanent assignments.   

Ref: LR/HQ00028135

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