Consultant Psychiatrist needed in Edinburgh

Job Title: General Adult Inpatient Consultant Psychiatrist

Employer: NHS Foundation Trust

Location: Edinburgh Inpatients

Contract: (01/07/2024 – 31/07/2025)

Job Details: Full Time, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

Job Description:

An NHS Foundation Trust is seeking a committed and experienced General Adult Inpatient Consultant Psychiatrist to join our dedicated team in Edinburgh. This full-time, fixed-term position offers a unique opportunity to provide expert psychiatric care to adult inpatients, ensuring high-quality treatment and comprehensive patient management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical leadership and oversight for the treatment of adult inpatients.
  • Conduct thorough psychiatric assessments, diagnoses, and develop individualized treatment plans.
  • Lead a multidisciplinary team to deliver holistic and integrated care.
  • Supervise and support junior doctors and other healthcare professionals.
  • Implement evidence-based practices and ensure adherence to clinical governance standards.
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of patient care and treatment plans.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary team meetings and case conferences.
  • Engage in quality improvement initiatives to enhance service delivery and patient outcomes.


  • Full registration with the GMC and inclusion on the Specialist Register for General Adult Psychiatry.
  • Extensive experience working in inpatient psychiatry.
  • Strong clinical leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate a multidisciplinary team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A commitment to continuous professional development and quality improvement.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive remuneration package.
  • A supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • The chance to make a significant impact on the mental health and well-being of adult inpatients.

Application Process:

To apply for this position, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your suitability for the role to [email protected]. For further information or an informal discussion about the role, please contact yan on +44 7584 147631

Join our NHS Foundation Trust and contribute to the mental health and well-being of our patients in Edinburgh. We look forward to welcoming you to our dedicated team.