Consultant Psychiatrist

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority


Full Time, 10 Programmed Activities per week

(Part time may be considered)

CONSULTANT CONTRACT with a SALARY RANGE of: £82,096 - £110,683 per annum

(Pro rata if less than full time)

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust –Wakefield, Working Age Adult female Inpatient service ( 22 beds ) is looking to recruit a high calibre consultant psychiatrist.

As a Trust we’re passionate about helping people reach their potential and live well in their communities by providing high-quality care in the right place at the right time. If you’re kind, caring and compassionate; you put the person first and in the centre; you know that families and carers matter; you are respectful, honest, open and transparent; you seek to improve and aim to be outstanding; and you’re relevant today and ready for tomorrow, we want you. How we work is as important to us as what we do. Our values and how we behave really matter to us.

The Post

We’re looking for a full-time consultant to work with our General Adult Inpatient team in acute care pathway at Fieldhead Hospital, Wakefield.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate, who will work closely with an experienced and friendly multi- disciplinary team with a strong ethic of team work. The acute care pathway includes 5 other General adult consultants including two liaison consultants.

As a senior member of the team you will have an excellent opportunity to help shape our services and drive change within the organisation and you will be well supported by the senior leadership team.

We offer local CPD events such as the JAPS (joint academic psychiatric seminar) a monthly meeting for trust-wide psychiatrists with a wide range of clinical topics covered and provides a hot lunch! Additionally we offer an in-house mentoring programme and leadership and management development activities. We are also happy to look at supporting those with interests in research, whether new or an ongoing research projects.

Continuing professional development is a high priority for the Trust and you will be strongly encouraged to continue with further education in accordance with the recommendations of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

As a Trust we have Improving Working Lives status and Investor in People accreditation. Our staff wellbeing offer is award winning and the personal wellbeing is of our staff is very important so we put a lot of focus on making sure all our employees are in a good place, feeling positive and happy. We provide access to occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling, pastoral and spiritual care, as well as creative and sporting activities for all to get involved in.

As an added bonus the Trust lies in the heart of Yorkshire, which has an exceptional communication network, whether you’re travelling by rail or road and is in close proximity of airports, including Manchester International Airport.

With the stunning Peak District National Park, Pennines and North Yorkshire Moors on our doorstep, and the Yorkshire coast nearby, there is also easy access to quaint villages, traditional market towns and Yorkshire’s 7 cities including the vibrant Leeds, Sheffield and Wakefield and historic York. The university town of Huddersfield is in the area the Trust provides services to and other top universities are located in the wider Yorkshire region. High quality state and private schools, both primary and secondary are also available across the area the Trust covers and in the neighbouring areas.

We would encourage you to check out further information about the Yorkshire area by searching for and more about the Trust at .

The Trust has much to offer as a place to work and Yorkshire has much to offer as a place to live, and for the right person, an attractive relocation package will be available.

If would like to discuss any aspect of this exciting post, then please do not hesitate to contact

Dr Nusair or Dr Thiyagesh for a further discussion:

Dr Abdul Nusair, Clinical Lead Tel: /

Dr Subha Thiyagesh, Medical Director – Tel: /

Reference: 40886319

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