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Calling all Psychiatrists

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
York and Durham, North Yorkshire
Closing date
16 Jun 2023

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Hospital, Psychiatry
Career Level
Specialty doctor, Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Fancy a change of scenery?

Opportunities for psychiatrists to join our strong medical workforce

We have a number of vacancies across our beautiful geographical patch that covers the historic cities of York and Durham, the Yorkshire coastline and parts of the North of England.

We have vacancies at consultant, specialist psychiatrist and specialty doctors in all specialties and we invite you to speak with one of our medical managers to explore the opportunities that are available and the attractive rewards packages that we can offer you!

You may also want to join us in person at our Great Yorkshire Showcase Event that will be held in York on 9th June. Further details about this and the offer of free accommodation can be found opposite. If you are interested in CESR, you may want to discuss our brand new and revised programme of support with our CESR Tutor, opposite.

Flexible job plans with opportunities to explore interests in either medical education, research and development,medical leadership and management training are available!

About the Trust

We are the Mental Health & Learning Disability NHS Trust for County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire, York and Selby. From education and prevention, to crisis and specialist care - our talented and compassionate teams work in partnership with our patients, communities and partners to help the people of our region feel safe, understood, believed in and cared for.

We nurture the recovery journey of anyone in need of our help. In Our Trust, everyone has a say in how they are supported and treated because we listen to every person in our care until they feel understood. Our patients, their families and carers work together with us towards better mental health.

We’re committed to new thinking that improves the wellbeing of our region. We connect with our communities and partners to get mental health care right, in areas that really need it.

We won’t rest until everyone in our region has the mental health care they need, to lead their best possible life.

Join our CESR programme

We would like to invite you to join the Trust CESR Fellowship Programme. This is a very special opportunity to allow you to achieve CESR competencies and a successful outcome of GMC registration on the speciality register. The programme incorporates a part one and part two element with CPD twice a year and individual CESR supervisor support. This is amongst one of the most highly developed and supported CESR programmes in the country. Please contact Dr Asem Karrar, our CESR Tutor for an informal discussion email: or phone: 07825864165.

Alternatively, visit for more information.

Great Yorkshire Showcase

9th June 2023, Hilton Hotel, York (10 a.m – 3.30 p.m)

Come and join us for this informal event where you will be able to discuss a wide range of exciting opportunities that are available in the Trust, with a number of our medical managers, clinical leaders and HR colleagues.

The day will be centred around three thirty minute bite sized workshops running at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and 12 p.m. Opportunities to shine as a medical educator. Opportunities to shine as a medical leader Opportunities to develop as a clinical and/or research innovator

These will be followed by lunch and an afternoon visit to our impressive newly built Foss Park Hospital to meet our clinical teams, before the event closing mid-afternoon. FAMILIES WELCOME! Whilst you attend the event we will be organising a tour of some of York’s historical attributes, such as the Yorvik themed attraction and the infamous National Railway Museum, should you wish to bring your family along.

Limited places for free accommodation and this can be provided on the evening before or the evening of the event.

Please visit

We champion flexibility

The individual roles are not listed because we want to understand your own personal circumstances and how we may look to tweak and develop our existing vacancies to make them rewarding for you! We also actively encourage colleagues with an interest in working less than full time or moving to condensed hours in order to create a better work life balance and find some time to enjoy our beautiful surroundings. Please do get in touch with us or come along to chat in person in York on 9th June.

Get in touch

Please take the next step and contact one of our Associate Medical Directors for further information or alternatively contact a colleague in our Medical Staffing Team on 01642 838 158/159 or 160 or

North Yorkshire and York opportunities

Dr Shona Mcilrae, AMD in AMH
Dr Parthi Sivaraman, AMD in MHSOP
Dr Cass McClintock, AMD in CAMHS

Durham, Darlington and Teesside opportunities

Dr Wolfgang Kuster, AMD in AMH (Planned Care)
Dr Venkat Ramaswamy Lead Psychiatrist in AMH
Dr Nhish Gurunathan, AMD in MHSOP
Dr Corrine Reid, AMD in CAMHS
Dr Mark Speight, AMD in Secure Inpatient Services and Health and Justice

For general enquiries about working here as a specialist psychiatrist or speciality doctor, please contact Dr Sandeep Kumar, AMD for SAS Doctors.

For Great Yorkshire Showcase bookings:
email or for an informal chat call Dr Parthi Sivaraman at 07775 955867


Our mission:
We want people to lead their best possible lives

Our vision:  
We will co-create safe and personalised care that improves the lives of people with mental health needs, a learning disability or autism, involving them and their carers as equal partners. We will listen, learn, improve and innovate together with our communities and will always be respectful, compassionate, and responsible

Our values:  
The most important way we will get there is by living our values all of the time. These are respect, compassion and responsibility

Our goals:  
We are committed to three big goals: To co-create a great experience for our patients, carers and families; To co-create a great experience for our colleagues; To be a great partner

Read details about out why you should join Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust on the trust’s website.


Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health and learning disability services to people of all ages.

The trust delivers a range of community and inpatient care across adult mental health, children and young people’s services, mental health services for older people and forensic services. The trust has over 7,000 staff working across more than 90 sites.

With an annual operating income of over £420 million, the trust works in partnership with local authorities, clinical commissioning groups, voluntary organisations, the private sector, as well as people who use our services and their families and carers.

Geographically Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the country, spanning County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire and York and Selby.

See below for a map of our area and click here for an interactive version

Our Journey To Change sets out where we want TEWV to be in five years’ time and has been co-created by you!Thanks to more than 2500 of you who took part in Our Big Conversation, Our Journey To Change is a reflection of where you want us to be and how we’ll get there.

Why choose TEWV?

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV) is committed to co-creating a great experience for colleagues. They are committed to listening to staff and working together to be the best employer they can be.

The trust has achieved the gold Investors in People (IIP) standard and have been commended on great people management practice and demonstrating a commitment to staff development.

They are signed up to the Disability Confident Scheme. This means they have to demonstrate that they’re taking positive action to attract, recruit and retain disabled people.

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys are committed to continuously improving services. They have an award-winning system for delivering efficiency through clinician-led quality improvements.

All staff who join the trust are provided with a comprehensive induction programme, starting on their first day of employment.

Continuous professional development is important to the trust. Once you’re comfortable in your new role, you and your manager will work collaboratively to form a Personal Development Plan (PDP), your personal career aspirations are taken into account and the trust will provide you with the resources you need to develop.



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