Job Opportunities for Psychiatrists in the UK

We are currently accepting applications from overseas experienced Psychiatrists to work in the UK.

Have you recently decided it’s time for a change, and you’re now looking for a new career challenge? Starting a new job in a different country can be very exciting and lead to lots of great opportunities, but you need to make sure that you choose the right agency to hold your hand and guide you through the process. NEU Professionals offers careers for Psyqhiatrists at some of the most prestigous NHS Trusts in the United Kingdom.

 

Current job vacancies

If you are a talented and dedicated Psychiatrist looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to make a difference, we invite you to join us at the NHS in England. Apply now to become part of our team and help us deliver the best possible care to patients across the country.

DOCTOR IN PSYCHIATRY

The doctor in psychiatry is expected to plan and deliver high quality services diagnosing and treating patients with mental health disorders, will also prescribe and administer medications.

  • To participate in annual appraisal processes.
  • To undertake the administrative duties associated with the care of patients.
  • To attend and participate in the academic programme of the Trust, including lectures and seminars as part of the internal CPD programme.
  • To maintain professional registration with the General Medical Council, to work towards Mental Health Act Section 12(2) approval, and to abide by professional codes of conduct.
  • To participate annually in a job plan review with the clinical manager, which will include consultation with a relevant manager to ensure that the post is developed to consider changes in service configuration and delivery associated with modernisation.
  • To work with local managers and professional colleagues in ensuring the efficient running of services and share with consultant colleagues in the medical contribution to management.
  • To comply with the Trust’s agreed policies, procedures, standing orders and financial instructions.
  • To comply with Trust Mandatory training requirements
  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification, essential to apply
  • Fully registered with the GMC with a license to practise at the time of appointment
  • Desirable, MRCPsych or MRCPsych equivalent approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrics, additional clinical qualifications o qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research or management.

CONSULTANT PSYCHIATRIST

The consultant psychiatrist is expected to carry a compact caseload of the most complex and unstable cases, but will also be available at short notice to provide consultation and advice to other team members.

  • To manage, appraise and give professional supervision to junior medical staff as agreed between consultant colleagues and the medical director and in accordance with the Trust’s personnel policies and procedures. This may include assessing competences under the Modernising Medical Careers framework.
  • To ensure that junior medical staff working with the post holder operate within the parameters of the New Deal and are Working Time Directive compliant.
  • To undertake the administrative duties associated with the care of patients.
  • To record clinical activity accurately and comprehensively, and submit this promptly to the Information Department.
  • To participate in service and business planning activity for the locality and, as appropriate, for the whole mental health service.
  • To participate in annual appraisal for consultants.
  • To attend and participate in the academic programme of the Trust, including lectures and seminars as part of the internal CPD programme.
  • To maintain professional registration with the General Medical Council, Mental Health Act Section 12(2) approval, and to abide by professional codes of conduct.
  • To work with local managers and professional colleagues in ensuring the efficient running of services, and share with consultant colleagues in the medical contribution to management.
  • MB MS or equivalent medical qualification, essential to apply
  • Desirable, qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical reasearch or management, MRCPsych or Additional clinical qualifications
  • Fully registered with the GMC Specialist Register

Register now to our upcoming Promotional Conference for Psychiatrists, that will take place this February in Bucharest, Romania.
To register, please fill out the form below

Register now to our upcoming Promotional Conference for Psychiatrists, that will take place this February in Bucharets, Romania.
To register, please fill out the form below

Application Process

  • All doctors must have registration with a licence to legally practise medicine and undertake activities restricted by law to doctors, such as writing prescriptions and signing death certificates. The licence to practise is issued by the General Medical Council (GMC) and applies to all doctors in the UK regardless of whether they are working in the NHS or independent sector, either on a full or part time, permanent or locum basis. It also applies to all levels of registration, whether provisional, full or on the specialist or general practitioner (GP) register.

 

Since 1 April 2006, all doctors working in general practice in the NHS in the UK (other than doctors in training such as GP registrars) are required to be on the GP Register. If you have not completed the UK GP Certificate of Completion of Training programme you will need to apply for a Certificate of Eligibility for General Practice Registration (CEGPR), which will then enable you to be entered on the GP Register.

The GMC uses the PLAB test to ensure that international doctors have the basic medical competence and communication skills to practise in the UK. Doctors wishing to take the PLAB test must have already successfully completed the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or Occupational English Test (OET).

The first part of the PLAB test can be taken at a number of test centres overseas, but the second part must be taken in the UK. Further details about the PLAB test, including dates, test centres and costs, can be obtained from the GMC by visiting their website.

Psychiatrists English Language Requirements

Proof of English language proficiency in line with the General Medical Council’s requirements.*

 

Working at the NHS

The NHS understands that employees’ growth and development are crucial to their success. They offer extensive training and development opportunities to help Pharmacists build their skills and advance their careers. The NHS trusts also offer competitive salaries and benefits, including generous holiday allowances, enhanced NHS pension schemes, and health insurance.

Application form for Psychiatrists
Please write the country where you are currently registered as a psychiatrist
Promotional Conference will take place the 22nd of February 2024 in Bucharest, Romania (location TBC)
You must meet the GMC (General Medical Council) criteria in order to register as a Doctor in Psychiatry / Consultant Psychiatrist.
GMC Registration essential to apply
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