Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist (Prison Service)
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One consultant post has been created following thesuccess of the Trust in securing a competitive tender inpartnership with Practice Plus Group (PPG) to providesecondary mental health care to prisons in the Yorkshirearea.The consultant forensic psychiatrist will provide clinicalleadership to the mental health teams serving thepopulation of the HMP Leeds, together with the possibilityto support HMP Wealstun.
Main duties of the job
Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Base - HMP Leeds
Flexible Working / Job Sharing Opportunities / Generous incentives
Are you a forensic consultant psychiatrist or general adult psychiatrist with a special interest in forensics? If you are, here is a great opportunity for you!
We have a unique offer, and want to recruit to an established consultant post, providing consultancy and clinical leadership within the mental health team in HMP Leeds.
You will have an opportunity to lead and develop the service. The nature of the prisons will offer wonderful opportunities to enrich your clinical and academic skills. Inclusion is renowned for investing in andsupporting our workforceand we are proud to have astrong ethos of continuous professional development.
Nationally, Inclusion provides mental health and drug and alcohol services to over 24 prisons, with an excellent track record of delivering high quality services. People using our prison services typically rate the quality of care the received asGOODorVERY GOOD!
We believe that peoplecanchange and a resounding theme of our services is being flexible to changing need, not compromising on quality and understanding our responsibility in achieving the best possible outcomes for service users, families and communities.
The Trust has close links with Keele University and has been a Keele University Teaching Trust since 2010. In 2014, the Trust recruited a world renowned Chair of Psychiatry, Professor Athula Sumathipala, and the university has also recruited to honorary senior clinical lecturer roles from amongst our body of consultant psychiatrists. The Trust has a well-developed Research and Innovation Department and the post holder will be encouraged to develop research interests.
Please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached for further information on the role.
Education and Qualifications
Training and Research
Certificate of Sponsorship
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