Consultant in Forensic Psychiatry-Sussex

Pulse Healthcare

  • Full Time

Job Title: Consultant in Forensic Psychiatry

Company: Pulse Mental Health

Location: Chichester 

Pulse Mental Health, recruitment agency specializing in mental health, is actively seeking an experienced and dedicated Consultant in Forensic Psychiatry to join our esteemed team. This role presents a unique opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of individuals within forensic mental health settings while advancing your career in a supportive and innovative environment.

Position Overview: As a Consultant in Forensic Psychiatry, you will be a key leader in providing expert psychiatric care to individuals within forensic settings. You will lead a multidisciplinary team, contributing to the assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of individuals with complex mental health needs, including those involved in the criminal justice system. This role requires a strong commitment to forensic psychiatry and a passion for making a positive difference in the lives of individuals with mental health challenges.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Conducting comprehensive psychiatric assessments and formulating treatment plans for individuals within forensic settings.
  2. Providing expert psychiatric input to a multidisciplinary team, collaborating with professionals such as psychologists, social workers, and occupational therapists.
  3. Leading and overseeing the implementation of evidence-based interventions to address complex mental health issues.
  4. Contributing to risk assessments and management strategies to ensure the safety and well-being of individuals and the wider community.
  5. Engaging in collaborative work with external agencies, including the criminal justice system, to ensure coordinated and effective care.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  1. Medical degree and full registration with the General Medical Council (GMC).
  2. Specialist registration in Forensic Psychiatry.
  3. CCT (Certificate of Completion of Training) or equivalent in Forensic Psychiatry.
  4. Substantial experience as a Consultant in Forensic Psychiatry, demonstrating leadership and clinical excellence.
  5. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively within a multidisciplinary team.
  6. Commitment to continuous professional development and staying abreast of the latest research and developments in forensic psychiatry.


  1. First class support and advice from our team of dedicated and experienced consultants
  2. £300 recommend a friend bonus scheme
  3. Have access to ipoint our Electronic timesheet processing app
  4. Variety of work opportunities in both the NHS and private sectors
  5. Access to high-quality CPD training events
  6. Different payment methods available PAYE, Umbrella, PSC and LTD

If you are a dedicated and experienced Consultant in Forensic Psychiatry looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity, we invite you to apply. Join Pulse Mental Health and be part of a team committed to leading the way in forensic mental health services.

To apply, please submit your CV below. 

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