Psychiatry

Your future in psychiatry starts here . . .

Dr Wendy BurnWe offer a wealth of opportunities for a career in psychiatry as an educational placement provider for medical students and junior doctors from foundation through to specialist psychiatry training.

Our consultants and specialty doctors take up a range of opportunities to enhance their careers and gain clinical excellence awards.

Did you know . . . Dr Wendy Burn (pictured) who is one of our Consultant Old Age Psychiatrists has been elected president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists!

 

Your career and development

As an employer of choice, we want you to feel supported and valued in your role.

You will have access to first class continuous professional development to maintain and develop the skills and expertise you need to do your job well with a range of opportunities to contribute to the ongoing delivery of safe, effective and efficient care for service users throughout your career.

All our doctors have access to the nationally-renowned Andrew Sims Centre – which is hosted by the Trust.

Development opportunities include:

  • New initiatives to improve the education and training experiences of medical and other clinical staff
  • Participation in national and international research projects with a number of universities including Leeds and York
  • Contribute to nationally acclaimed psychiatry training programmes – we were ranked fourth in the country by the GMC for overall satisfaction in junior doctor training in 2016

 

Meet our doctors

Dr Padakkara Saju, Consultant Psychiatrist at the Leeds Gender Identity Service, talks about his experiences at the Trust, what motivates him in his work and why our Trust is the best place to be for psychiatry.