Specialty Dr in Substance Misuse psychiatry - West Sussex

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Position: Specialty Dr in Substance Misuse Psychiatry within an independent hospital

Hours: This position is a full time role of 37.5 hours per week 

Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum

Dates:  Immediate start (permanent role)

Location:  This vacancy is situated within West Sussex


Job description

The post holder must have suitable experience in substance misuse or other relevant experience as well as expertise in the treatment for people with dual diagnosis. The service is fast paced so the successful candidate will need to be able to work in a busy environment, with the ability to manage time under pressure. 

The post-holder will contribute to the West Sussex service to ensure that people consistently receive high quality services that adhere to best practice guidelines and achieve high professional standards. They will be responsible for contributing to the overall performance of the service.

The post-holder will be required to work flexibly across a number of operational sites as required and work flexibly within an agreed number of hours to maintain the most appropriate level of service provision.  This may include some evening and weekend working as determined by local need.

The post-holder candidates will participate in a well-developed monthly CPD programme, receive regular structured supervision and be fully supported in annual appraisal and revalidation. All doctors within change grow live receive weekly protected CPD and are encouraged and supported to get involved in clinical audit and research.


  • You must have; excellent verbal communication skills, writing skills and be computer literate.
  • You need to be Flexible, remain professional at all times and to be able to work with Adults of all ages.


  • You must be GMC registered
  • 2 years experience in Substance Misuse
  • Ideally MRCPsych
  • Car Driver

What happens now?

If you are a Specialty Dr in Substance Misuse Psychiatry and are interested in this role then please register your details and a member of our Pulse Psychiatry team will be in contact with you shortly.

Alternatively, email me directly to ben.corbett@pulsejobs.com or call directly on 01992 305 640

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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