Job Description

Staff Grade Psychiatrist (Personality Disorder) – Coventry

West Midlands

Salary: up to £55-£60/hour depending on experience



Secondary Care

Mixed shift pattern

14/12/2018 - 31/03/2019


Staff Grade Psychiatrist (Personality Disorder) – Coventry

Salary: up to £55-£60/hour depending on experience

Location: Coventry

We are seeking Staff Grade Psychiatrists as part of an excellent Mental Health Service. 21st Dec to 9th Jan in a Female Personality Disorder ward. Candidates with experience in women’s services will be ideal, however others are welcome to apply. You will need to be able to showcase your recent clinical work in Psychiatry.

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.

Services offered within the Hospital ward:

The ward is a 17 bed highly specialised personality disorder service. The service provides a communicative method and a wide-ranging Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) program focused on simplification of skills. The service is for people with key diagnosis of personality disorder and a secondary diagnosis of eating disorders. All aspects will be treated simultaneously at the service with the suitable expert therapeutic input provided.

All associates of the multidisciplinary team are thoroughly trained in DBT, this includes members of the nursing team being DBT therapists or DBT essentials trained. This will include the ability to undertake naso-gastric or peg feeding, if required.

Service User Profile:

Female, aged 18+

Primary diagnosis of personality disorder

Subject to a section of the Mental Health Act or informal

Demonstrate commitment to engage

May have co-morbid diagnoses including depressive disorder or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

May exhibit behaviours including self-harm, suicidal thoughts/acts, self-neglect, interpersonal difficulties, substance misuse or fire-setting.

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