Clinical Director in Forensic Psychiatry

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Job description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Director in Forensic Psychiatry to join Ireland’s leading private healthcare provider.

What is on offer:

Competitive salary

Relocation package

Work-life balance, hybrid working mode

Career Development and more.


Specialization in Psychiatry, preferably Forensic Psychiatry

Experience in Forensic Psychiatry

Be registered or eligible to register in the IMC (irish medical council) under the specialist registration for psychiatry

Main Duties:

▪ Work closely with the Clinical Director(s) of the Approved Centres, the Clinical Director of ID and MH Services and all Consultant Psychiatrists on the National MDT.

▪ Oversee and implement measures to meet regulatory standards and compliance with the Mental Health Commission for the registration of community based mental health residences.

▪ Provide cover for Clinical Directors & Consultant colleagues’ periods of leave as necessary and in line with prospective cover arrangements as per the contract.

Main Responsibilities:

▪ Taking clinical responsibility for patients who are residing in community based mental health residences.

▪ Taking clinical responsibility for patients who are residing in intellectual disability centres.

▪ Offering a psychiatric perspective to the multidisciplinary team in relation to the assessment, formulation, and treatment of individuals with complex needs and forensic risks across both ID and MH services.

▪ Contributing to clinical governance for the services provided at both Approved Centres when covering annual leave and contribute to the development of service strategy as required.

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