Psychiatry jobs

Pulse is a leading UK staffing agency for psychiatrists. We match your expertise and experience with the best psychiatry jobs to help you fulfil your career goals. Our dedicated recruitment team works tirelessly to bring you exciting opportunities in the NHS and private sector, many of which are exclusive to Pulse.

Why Pulse?

At Pulse, we pride ourselves on putting you first. Whatever you’re looking for, whether its permanent or temporary, our recruitment consultants tailor their approach to help you achieve your career goals.

Pulse has been awarded approved supplier status on all major NHS frameworks – this means that our psychiatry doctors have access to shifts at all major NHS trusts and shifts with our many private healthcare partners.

Explore psychiatry jobs

Addictions and substance misuse

Our expert team of recruitment consultants will find your ideal psychiatry role in the field of addictions and substance misuse. We have exciting and exclusive opportunities working with outpatient clients as well as roles in specialist substance abuse rehabilitation centres, hospitals and clinics.

Child and adolescent

Helping young people live with mood and anxiety disorders, the emotional effects of long-term illness, or learning disabilities can be extremely rewarding. We offer a wide variety of opportunities in child and adolescent psychiatry across a range of settings in the NHS and private sector.


We offer an extensive range of opportunities in forensic psychiatry settings including prisons, secure hospitals and the community, and within specialist teams such as adolescent forensic psychiatry, forensic learning disability and forensic psychotherapy.

General adult

Find your ideal role within general adult psychiatry in the NHS or private sector with Pulse. We recruit for a vast range of opportunities working as an integral part of the multidisciplinary team treating Huntington’s Disease, schizophrenia, severe depressive illness, and personality disorders.

Learning disabilities

We offer a range of opportunities in specialist mental healthcare for people with learning disabilities, both in the community and specialist inpatient facilities. Our dedicated recruitment team will find your ideal learning disabilities psychiatry role in the NHS or private sector.

Older adults

Psychiatric services for older adults centre on community care, developing memory, liaison psychiatry and improving acute inpatient services. We have a range of older adult psychiatry roles across a variety of healthcare settings in the NHS and private sector.

Rewards and benefits

Access to thousands of jobs

Flexible opportunities

Rewarding referral scheme

Daily payroll

Leading rates of pay

Monthly ‘Healthcare Heroes’ recognition awards

Access to Viewpoint – our customer service feedback platform

Access to e-learning tools to support CPD

Revalidation support

Working as a locum psychiatrist

Working as a locum psychiatrist provides you with benefits that you wouldn’t be able to reap in a permanent role. Whether you work in the private sector or the NHS trust, you’ll have full control over the hours you work – giving you the option to work nights and weekends. You’ll also have a lot more variety in your day-to-day life as a locum. Browse our range of locum Psychiatry jobs today.