How can I find a psychiatry job in the NHS?

  • March 24, 2022

Vacancies for psychiatrists from outside the UK can be found in a variety of ways, which for some doctors can sometimes be time-consuming and confusing. Working with IMG Connect will give you easy access to vacancies for consultants, clinical fellows, registrars, specialty doctors, trust doctors, as well as LAS posts.

The IMG Connect job search is a dedicated online recruitment service for overseas doctors looking to secure a job in the NHS. View our latest Doctor Jobs in the NHS, here

Save time and get expert advice based on your preferences 

Performing a job search online can take up a lot of your time, so at IMG Connect we are here to do the time-consuming work for you. Upon registering, you will have a dedicated consultant whose role is to find jobs that match your skills, and apply for NHS jobs on your behalf. 

You can receive jobs updates by E-mail to view new posts to suit your job search every day.

Create a profile – it takes 30 seconds

It really is that easy, so why not take advantage of our resources, time and energy to find you the right job in the NHS suited to your preferences. By providing us with some key details we can quickly assess which jobs are best suited to your preferences, and even email you job alerts for new exciting roles which we think will interest you!

We understand you, and our clients

When looking for a psychiatry job in the NHS, it can be hard to try to find out key information before applying, such as:

  • What specialty specific training there will be? 
  • Am I likely to get a training post after taking this role?
  • Can the trust support CESR applicants and is their CESR programme established enough for my needs? 
  • What career progression is available for me within the psychiatry specialty? 
  • What is the job plan and how much time will I spend on the ward? 
  • What is it like to work and live there? 
  • What salary will I get paid, and can I get extra pay for additional shifts? 

It can be tricky to get all the answers you want before applying online, so we spend our time getting to know both our clients and you, finding out as much key information as possible to help you to make the right decisions. Including details on the psychiatry department, hospital & trust, as well as an overview of what it is like to live in the area, including housing and the cost of living, as well as access to schools for your children, childcare and finding work for spouses. 

Making an impact

We will also provide you with top tips on CV writing, job applications and interviews, ensuring that your application and interview makes the most impact with our NHS clients. 

Making it personal 

Once registered, you can quickly search and apply for NHS jobs using our job search, and take advantage of many useful articles written to support you through your journey to the UK. In addition, when you sign up to 'job alerts' we will automatically email you each time a relevant Psychiatry vacancy comes available that you may be interested in.

Once logged in, you can also save job details and make applications. 

By registering with IMG Connect, you will:

  • Have a dedicated consultant who understands your preferences and will do the time-consuming job searches and applications for you.
  • Find your ideal NHS position amongst thousands of unadvertised vacancies - from consultant to registrar, or specialty doctor to SHO. 
  • Be the first to hear about new vacancies – registering with IMG Connect means that your CV will gain priority with our NHS clients, and will professionally represented by international recruitment experts.

To help you find a job in the NHS simply follow these easy steps:

Searching for psychiatry jobs in the NHS could not be easier

If you want to find out more about the many different psychiatry roles available within the NHS - it only takes a minute to register with IMG Connect and receive expert advice and representation. We have helped many overseas psychiatrists into consultant, specialty doctor, registrar, clinical fellow and staff grade NHS roles, whilst offering expert guidance to many more IMGs on NHS doctor pay, royal college qualifications and English language testing. We’d be happy to help you!


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