Psychiatrist Jobs

Viewing 1 - 15 of 35 jobs
Viewing 1 - 15 of 35 jobs

Redhill, Surrey

Amber Mace£ 139999 - 140000 per year

Role: Consultant Psychiatrist Salary: £140k pro-rata Hours: Part time - 3 days (24 hours) (1 of 3 =...

Posted 17th May 2021
Amber Mace's logo takes you to their list of jobs

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust£ 82.1 - 110.68 per year

Main duties of the job Diagnose and formulate management plans in complex presentations.Provide management in treatment resistant presentationsLeading prescribing decisions...

Posted 12th May 2021
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust's logo takes you to their list of jobs

Warrington, Cheshire

MSI Group Ltd.£ 130000 - 150000 per year

Our client is established company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over...

Posted 11th May 2021
MSI Group Ltd.'s logo takes you to their list of jobs

kerry, Kilkenny

CPL Healthcare€ 133000 - 175000 per year

Cpl Healthcare are delighted to have partnered with the HSE to recruit for experienced Consultant Psychiatrists.  These roles...

Posted 8th May 2021
CPL Healthcare's logo takes you to their list of jobs

York, North Yorkshire

Purosearch£ 100000 - 145000 per year

Consultant Psychiatrist York Salary £ Apply per annum I am recruiting for a highly specialist hospital where...

Posted 6th May 2021
Purosearch's logo takes you to their list of jobs

Hatfield, Hertfordshire

MSI Group Ltd.£ 150000 - 160000 per year

Our client is looking for a Consultant Psychiatrist to join a specialist CAMHS Eating Disorder service with 3 wards,...

Posted 29th April 2021
MSI Group Ltd.'s logo takes you to their list of jobs

Exeter, Devon

MSI Group Ltd.£ 130000 - 150000 per year

Our client is seeking a Consultant Psychiatrist to work in their brand new purpose built Mental Health service d...

Posted 29th April 2021
MSI Group Ltd.'s logo takes you to their list of jobs

Get new jobs like this by email

Edit your preferences | Unsubscribe easily Send Me Jobs

You're consenting to receive job alert emails. Unsubscribe at any time. Later you can 'Join' to create a full account to edit your preferences. Read our privacy policy for more details.

Grimsby, Lincolnshire

MSI Group Ltd.£ 130000 - 150000 per year

Do you want to work in a friendly, committed and established Learning Disability and Autism service where your knowledge...

Posted 28th April 2021
MSI Group Ltd.'s logo takes you to their list of jobs

Stafford, Staffordshire

MSI Group Ltd.£ 90000 - 950000 per year

Our client has an opportunity for a Consultant Psychiatrist that has either worked in the NHS or in the...

Posted 21st April 2021
MSI Group Ltd.'s logo takes you to their list of jobs

Bristol, City of Bristol

Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS£ 82.1 - 110.68 per year

We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing...

Posted 14th May 2021
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS's logo takes you to their list of jobs

Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset

Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS£ 82.1 - 110.68 per year

We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing...

Posted 14th May 2021
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS's logo takes you to their list of jobs

Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset

Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS£ 82.1 - 110.68 per year

We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing...

Posted 14th May 2021
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS's logo takes you to their list of jobs

Bristol, City of Bristol

Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS£ 82.1 - 110.68 per year

We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing...

Posted 13th May 2021
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS's logo takes you to their list of jobs

Bristol, City of Bristol

Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS£ 82.1 - 110.68 per year

We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing...

Posted 13th May 2021
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS's logo takes you to their list of jobs

Bristol, City of Bristol

Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS£ 82.1 - 110.68 per year

We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing...

Posted 11th May 2021
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS's logo takes you to their list of jobs

Get new jobs like this by email

Edit your preferences | Unsubscribe easily Send Me Jobs

You're consenting to receive job alert emails. Unsubscribe at any time. Later you can 'Join' to create a full account to edit your preferences. Read our privacy policy for more details.

Psychiatrist jobs: frequently asked questions

Welcome to our psychiatrist jobs page, featuring the very latest psychiatrist roles across the UK, as well as frequently asked questions below.

What is a Psychiatrist?

Psychiatrists are suitably qualified doctors who specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with mental health disorders. These disorders can range widely, from depression or bipolar disorder, to eating disorders and dementia.

Psychiatric disorders can be caused by physical illnesses, and in turn, can cause physical illnesses. So psychiatrists are highly skilled in recognising both physical and mental health symptoms.

As a psychiatrist you could work in a hospital or community care setting, either within the NHS or privately.

What are the daily duties of a Psychiatrist?

Your responsibilities as a psychiatrist can vary according to your specialist field, which could be general adult, old age, children, forensic or medical psychotherapy, among others.

However, your responsibilities might include:

• Working directly with patients suffering from a range of mental health problems

• Assessing patients by reviewing their mental and physical health

• Deciding on suitable psychiatric treatment plans for patients

• Prescribing medication where necessary

• Monitoring and reviewing treatment plans

• Co-ordinating care with other multidisciplinary specialists and support staff

• Working closely with the friends and family of patients to explain conditions and treatments

Your working hours may vary according to the setting, but as with many medical professions, if you work in a hospital or 24-hour care facility you will probably work in a shift pattern that may include evenings and weekends.

How do you become a Psychiatrist?

To become a Psychiatrist, you first need to undertake a degree in medicine recognised by the General Medical Council. This normally takes five years to complete.

This is followed by two years in Foundation Training, where you’ll work in a hospital on a rotational basis as a junior doctor across different departments, including psychiatry.

Thereafter, you’ll begin your six-year dedicated training in psychiatry. This is made up of three years of core training and three years of higher training. The first three years involve multiple roles across different settings, and for the next three years you’ll focus on your specialist area.

After completing all of this and the relevant Royal College of Psychiatrists examinations, you’ll finally be formally registered within the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

However, not all practicing psychiatrists actually attain this fellowship, and instead choose to take up posts as Specialty Doctors and Associate Specialists. For this, you only need to be registered with the General Medical Council and to complete four years of postgraduate training.

How much do Psychiatrists earn?

Psychiatrist pay varies according to the point you’re at in your career.

As a junior doctor your salary will start at £26,614 in your first year and rise to £30,805 in your second year.

Beyond this, as a specialty doctor you could earn anywhere between £38,000 and £70,000 a year, while at consultant level your pay could be anywhere between £76,761 a year and more than £103,000 a year.

Therefore, pinpointing what you’ll earn as a psychiatrist is very difficult, because it varies enormously depending on your experience.

Nonetheless, as a broad guide, industry stats suggest that the average psychiatrist earns around £60,000 to £65,000 a year.

Find your next Psychiatrist job today

View our latest roles above, or if you can’t find what you’re looking for, create an account, register your CV here and we’ll send you the latest positions as soon as we get them.