Consultant General Adult Psychiatry inpatient

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
£82,096 - £110,683 per annum
12 Feb 2021
11 Mar 2021
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Adult inpatient Peterborough

2 WTE 10 PA Posts available
(6 Clinical PAs 4 SPAs)

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) invites applications for a Consultant General Adult Psychiatrist in the adult inpatient mental health unit Peterborough.

The role:

Successful post holders will provide clinical leadership in a dynamic multidisciplinary team in Peterborough adult inpatient mental health services based at the Cavell centre. The successful candidate would join a wider group of supportive and motivated consultant psychiatrists across Peterborough and the North Cambridgeshire locality. Depending on the interests of the post-holder there are also excellent opportunities to be involved in medical management, including opportunities at Associate Clinical Director Level, medical education or to develop areas of specific clinical interest and expertise. There are excellent links with Cambridge university and our academic department with potential for consultants to develop a research interest.

What’s on offer?

  • Flexible relocation package and study leave budget
  • Protected time for research/education/management role and/or special clinical interest with a 7 Clinical PAs and 3 SPA split (negotiable to 6 and 4 depending on individual interests and expertise in line with service needs)
  • A strong ethos on learning and development for medical staff
  • Remote working opportunities
  • Flexible working and less than full time applications supported

Why Peterborough?

Peterborough is a rapidly growing and prosperous city based in the heart of rural east England and with a population of around 200,000. Peterborough combines a modern multicultural city life with proximity to both London and the Midlands (only 45 minutes direct train to Kings Cross) and beautiful surrounding countryside. Peterborough shares borders with Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Rutland. The Georgian market town of Stamford is 20 minutes away. The Norfolk coast is only an hour away by car. A post in Peterborough is ideal for those wanting to commute to London / the Midlands or for those looking for a new lifestyle in the country with competitive house prices for both options. Peterborough and the surrounding area boast some excellent schooling options.


CPFT is a designated Cambridge University Teaching Trust, providing comprehensive mental health and community physical health services to the people of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. CPFT is aligned with the University of Cambridge Department of Psychiatry which is internationally recognised as a 5* leading centre for research.

For initial enquiries please contact Dr Catherine Maxey, Clinical Director 01223 219610

Applicants must have GMC registration with a Licence to Practice and be on the specialist register or be within 6 months of their CCT date at interview.

To apply, please click the apply button.

Closing date: 11th March 2021.

The Trust believes in equal opportunities and welcomes applications irrespective of age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, sexuality or religious belief.