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Recruitment and Healthcare Licensing

Consultant Psychiatrist in Learning Disability

The Company

The NHS Company  based in UK is one of the largest mental health and learning disability trusts in England employing more than 7,500 staff, serving a population of approximately 1.4 million, providing services across an area totalling 2,200 square miles. The Trust provides a wide spectrum of mental health, learning disability, neurorehabilitation, forensic and substance misuse services as well as other specialist services. The Trust has several nationally renowned services, including specialist services for adults with refractory mental illness, mental health services for young people with a learning disability; forensic services and learning disability services; psychotherapy services, neuropsychiatry; a mother and baby inpatient service and drug and alcohol services for both adults and young people.


* Substantive

Duties :

The  post holder will provide senior clinical expertise in the assessment and treatment of adults with a learning  disability and mental health  problems.  There is a population of learning disability forensic patients in UK for whom the postholder will have responsibility. The post holder will be expected to work closely with the risk and independence team for the management of these clients in the community. In addition, there is the community transitions team who work closely with some of these forensic clients and the post holder can draw on their expertise should they feel it necessary. The medical staff meetings are monthly forums to meet with these colleagues, which the post holder would be encouraged to attend alongside the trust wide medical staff meetings that include consultant colleagues from all the other specialties within NHS. The post holder will also join the well-established peer group for community consultants in learning disability for the purposes of re-validation.


* Have extensive clinical experience within learning disabilities across different clinical settings
* Able to relocate to the United Kingdom within the following 6 months or as soon as possible
* Have General Medical Council (GMC), UK registration or be at advanced stage. 
* If you gave already passed IELTS/OET or about to sit the IELTS or OET exam this will be advantageous 
* Possess a very good level of English 

General Benefits:

Benefits for successful applicants is below:
* NHS Consultant salary scale                        - £75,249.00 - £101,451.00 (full time contract)
* NHS Specialty Doctors salary scale            - £37,923.00 - £70,718.00 (full time contract)
Permanent contract
Relocation package up to £8000 plus 6 months accommodation. 

If you feel that your qualifications match the requirements and this seems like an opportunity you would like to explore, we would love to speak to you.
Please email your CV to

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