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Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist (Prison Service)

Job Reference: 301-MS-22-146728

HMP Leeds
£84,559 - £114,003

Inclusion, created in 2002 is part of the Specialist Services Care Group of Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT).

We believe that the individuals and families who use our services should receive high quality, committed and inclusive services realising all the benefits a modern national NHS organisation can bring. To do this, we need a well trained and supported workforce and place significant investment in training and development opportunities. We have market-leading opportunities and terms and conditions.

We are proud to have dedicated, passionate and professional staff across our services. We employ a broad spectrum of roles to ensure we meet the needs of those we work with. This includes Doctors, Nurses, Therapists, Allied Health Professionals, Psycho-social Workers, Peer Mentors and Volunteers.

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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.


More about HMP Leeds:

HMP Leeds is a category B prison holding 11,00 adult male prisoners both sentenced and remand. This provides an opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment for those on remand, and also has the benefit of planned longer-term work for those who are sentenced. HMP Leeds is one of the 5 prisons that make up the West Yorkshire prison cluster. Inclusion also provides psychiatry, psychology and drug and alcohol services within these establishments in the cluster.

What you can expect from us:

▪ Skilled and experienced support and leadership

▪ Peer support from the wider forensic directorate colleagues and other prison psychiatrists within the West Yorkshire prison cluster and Inclusion/Trust.

▪ The postholder will benefit from excellent IT and digital solutions to enable connection and support from Inclusion and the wider Trust.

▪ The benefits a modern, large mental health foundation trust brings


If you are interested in joining our skilled workforce, talk to us about the incentives on offer, including a generous relocation package, to help the right candidate make the move.


If you share our values and would like to find out more about this role, we can arrange to make contact virtually or offer an opportunity to visit HMP Leeds. Please call Avril Culley, Regional Lead (North) Inclusion 07980 945 154 or Dr Matt Tovey, Medical Lead for Prison Psychiatry- 01785 221559


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Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and operates a no smoking at work policy.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early.

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