psychiatry jobs with Pulse

Are you looking to find psychiatry jobs that will fulfil your professional goals? At Pulse, we will match your expertise and experience with highly suitable roles. We have permanent and locum psychiatrist jobs available in a wide variety of healthcare settings so whatever your specialism, passions and skills, we’ll find your perfect role so that you can take your career to the next level.

Why Pulse?

At Pulse, we pride ourselves on having over 30 years of experience in healthcare staffing. Whether you’re looking for permanent or temporary psychiatrist jobs, we will tailor our approach to help you achieve your career goals.

We’ve been awarded preferred and sole supplier status at NHS trusts and private healthcare partners across the UK. This means you can find thousands of career opportunities to match your strengths and ambitions, many of which you won’t find anywhere else.

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 freedom, through a range of benefits you wouldn’t find in a permanent role. You’ll have more control over when you work and where, with more diverse opportunities to grow professionally.

Whether you want to work in the private sector or the NHS, locum work gives you more choices around hours and environments. You have the flexibility to work different schedules at different times, to suit your current circumstances and lifestyle.

You’ll also have a lot more variety in your day-to-day life as a locum. By working with different providers, teams and clients, you can quickly enhance your CV with on-the-job experience.

Browse our range of locum Psychiatry jobs today.

Psychiatry jobs with Pulse – FAQs

What psychiatry job opportunities are available with Pulse?

Whatever your experience and passions, we have psychiatrist jobs in an array of settings. We recruit permanent, temporary and ad hoc psychiatry jobs in the NHS and with private healthcare firms.

Specialisms we recruit into include:

  • Addictions and substance misuse
  • Child and adolescent
  • Forensic
  • General adult
  • Learning disabilities
  • Older adults

You can access permanent and locum psychiatrist roles in a range of locations, including clinics, hospitals, prisons, rehabilitation centres, inpatient facilities and clients’ homes.

Which healthcare providers do you work with?

Pulse works with every mental health NHS trust in the UK and many private mental health providers. We also have established partnerships with the below clients, where we can offer you exclusive roles before any other agency.

– Change, Grow, Live (CGL)
– East London NHS Foundation Trust
– North East London NHS Foundation Trust

How will you support my psychiatry career?

You’ll be assigned a dedicated recruitment consultant as soon as you register with Pulse. They will take the time to get to know you and the kind of work you’re looking for.

Our candidate care team knows the industry well and will give you all the support you need, whatever stage you’re at in your career. They will be on hand to provide you with expert guidance around the clock, from interview mentoring to training and development, and supporting you in a new role.

What rewards and benefits are available through Pulse?

In addition to accessing the best psychiatry jobs, you get to enjoy a range of other benefits when you choose to partner with Pulse.

These include: 

We want to give you even more enjoyment from your working life, beyond helping you land your dream role. To find out more about how we can support you, visit our Rewards and Benefits page.

Register with Pulse

By registering with Pulse today, you’ll gain access to the latest doctor jobs instantly. You also have the option to get in touch with one of our specialist recruiters who can guide you through your job search to help you find your perfect role. We are experts in the healthcare industry which helps us to understand your requirements and provide tailored solutions that fit your needs.