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Specialist or Consultant Psychiatrist - Adult Psychiatry (supporting CESR)

52,530-82,400
 

Job Description

An opportunity for an experienced General Adult Psychiatrist to join a dedicated and passionate NHS General Adult Acute Inpatient Psychiatry Team in the North West of England. The trust has one of the best CESR programmes in the country, so an excellent opportunity for IMGs looking to progress to consultant in the UK. You will be working in an Acute Adult Ward, with an established team of psychiatrists, and multi-disciplinary colleagues. 

WHAT IS THIS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST LIKE? 

This NHS Trust are proud of their traditions around research, education and development of the Medical Workforce. They have within their Medical workforce, the RCPsych CESR Evaluator of the year, the RCPsych NW Trainer of the Year and the RCPsych Researcher of the Year!They have an extremely active education/teaching programme which our Consultants enjoy supporting. This NHS Trust specialises in secure, inpatient and community mental health services. They cover the whole of the county and employs around 7,500 members of staff across more than 420 sites, working with a multitude of partners to provide health & wellbeing services. The Trust’s vision is to provide high quality care, in the right place, at the right time, every time.


WHAT IS LIFE LIKE IN THE REGION?

The NHS Trust operates in an area that includes the Lake District National Park with World Heritage Centre status. It provides opportunities for living in beautiful places and accessing a wide range of outdoor pursuits.
There are large centres of population and also attractive market towns dotted across the counties.

State and private schools have excellent reputations with a number of secondary and primary schools having outstanding Ofsted reports, being ranked as some of the highest in the country. Housing is affordable with many areas being significantly more competitive than the rest of the UK.
The Lake District, one of the most beautiful regions of the UK, is located in the heart of Cumbria, a predominantly rural county in the far north west of England.
World famous for its beautiful lakes and mountainous fells, carved out long ago by glaciers, the Lake District today is a playground for walkers and outdoor enthusiasts.

WHAT OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE TO YOU AT LCSFT?

With an extremely active education/teaching programme supported by the consultant team, there is opportunity to work towards and complete CESR, RCPsych exams, get involved in active research and many aspects of CPD. 

ARE YOU ELIGIBLE FOR THIS ROLE?

EEA Candidates: 

  • Experience of working in General Adult Psychiatry

Non-EEA Candidates: 

  • MRCPsych
  • Experience of working in General Adult Psychiatry

UK based applicants 

  • Experience of working in General Adult Psychiatry

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