Job Description

Locum Consultant Psychiatrist (Rehab) – Doncaster

North East England

Salary: £90-£95/hour depending on experience



Secondary Care

Mixed shift pattern

14/12/2018 - 31/03/2019


Locum Consultant Psychiatrist (Rehab) – Doncaster

We are seeking Consultant Psychiatrists as part of an excellent Mental Health Service in a Rehab ward to start on the 27th December. This post will be for 3 months or more. Previous experience of working in a rehab environment would be preferable, however you are welcome to apply. The ward is a high dependency rehab service and provides high level of support to its patients.

Our client is a leading provider of inpatient mental health and LD services, delivering care across their network of 100+ hospitals – all of which have a Good or Outstanding CQC rating.

Salary: £90-£95/hour depending on experience

Location: Doncaster

Services offered within the Hospital ward:

This is a 20-bed hospital specialising in high dependency inpatient rehabilitation for women in a safe and comfortable environment. It has been designed to provide an environment which promotes recovery for women with its focus on space, personal privacy and dignity.

Dedicated clinical teams provide a multidisciplinary input including occupational therapy, psychology, psychiatry and vocational training. Patient-centred care plans are devised and determined by individual needs.

Access to the local community is an essential step along the pathway to mental health rehabilitation. There are excellent shopping facilities available close to the hospital, where independence skills may be practised. Nearby is a leisure centre for swimming and sports activity. We use the local colleges for literacy and numeracy education and for NVQ courses.

Service user profile:

May be detained under the Mental Health Act (1983) 3, 37, 37/41 or informal

Primary diagnosis of mental illness with complex needs

Diagnosis: Personality Disorder, Schizophrenia, Schizo-affective disorder, bipolar disorder or depression

Substance, drug and alcohol misuse

May present with a forensic history

History of sexual abuse or domestic violence

Desirable Criteria:

Section 12 and AC status

If you are seeking a fantastic and lucrative opportunity in a beautiful part of England with a respected MH services provider, then this post could be ideal for you.

Why Merco?

Merco have 16 years’ clinical staffing experience - we only work with specialist and experienced clinicians providing work across the health and social care sector. We have excellent permanent and locum opportunities for Doctors, Nurses and AHPs.

If you are interested in discovering more about this or any other permanent or locum roles, please get in touch by sending your up to date CV to or by calling 020 8947 3077