Consultant in general adult psychiatry

Consultant/Specialist - Ireland

Ref: 278Tuesday 13 September 2022

Cork, Ireland's 2nd city, EU member state, up to €201k pa, fixed term contract (1, 2 yrs) , inpatient and community

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We are very excited to now be recruiting within the EU, for a mental health service in Ireland. 



  • Up to €200k with annual increments. 
  • English speaking EU member state.
  • Ireland’s second city - excellent airport links. 
  • Fixed term contract - ideal for 12-24month sabbatical or longer. 
  • Supportive clinical director.
  • 5 star university in Cork. 
  • 37hr week.
  • 30 days annual leave. 


The Cork & Kerry community mental health service is a progressive multi disciplined service with a committed group of associated clinicians and staff. It has a very strong focus on recovery and co-production. It has developed and enhanced its community based services in recent years whilst reducing numbers in its acute programs. 

The service provides inpatient and community care to  catchment population of over 60,000 people. There is an 18 bed acute unit and residential services are provided for in 2 locations. Community care is provided through 3 location hubs.



Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:


  • Being responsible for the coordination of care and treatment of patients within the multidisciplinary setting and other stakeholders. 
  • Ensuring the service is community orientated with treatment delivered in community settings. 
  • Delivering first class care in the delivery of care via community based assessment and treatment programs such as outpatient clinics, day clinics, residential services and so on. 
  • Taking part in quality improvement, risk management, peer review and audit initiatives. 
  • Ensuring timely and high-quality clinical and non-clinical documentation and the management of hard-copy or digital information.
  • Supervising junior medical staff and providing advice to. 
  • Promoting CME to colleagues and staff, ensuring your own is kept up to date. 
  • Participate in internal teaching and educational initiatives. 
  • Contribute to or initiate research activities. 



Selection criteria:


  • Irish registration or eligibility for specialist training completed in EU member state or UK - CCT or CESR (if CESR must have 33months FTE post CESR).
  • Experience in dual diagnosis or addictions etc. 
  • First class communication and workplace collaborative skills. 
  • Willingness to participate in teaching and supervision.
  • Demonstrated commitment to clinical governance, quality improvement and patient safety.
  • Experience in mental health service development. 



If working in Ireland does not suit you please feel free to share with your network. 


Register on this website or please contact Alasdair on or +447414531583


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