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Specialty Doctor / Associate Specialist - Neuropsychiatry

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Medical and Psychiatry
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: Packages up to £80K depending on experience 

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You can achieve more at St Andrew’s Healthcare

St Andrew’s is a not for profit Charity - we have no shareholders and any surplus we make is ploughed straight back into our services. We are part of the Specialist Provider Collaboratives in the East and West Midlands and are a member of the East Midlands Alliance. Our services in Northampton, set in 150 plus acres of woodland greenery are spread across 5 Divisions – Neuropsychiatry, Medium Secure, Low Secure and Specialist Rehabilitation, Learning Disability and Autism, and CAMHS. We have a number of unique specialist national services including our Huntington’s Service, Secure Brain Injury Service, Deaf Forensic Service, Older Adults Secure Services, Blended Women’s Service (one of 3 National Pilots) and a specialist inpatient DBT service. There’s nowhere more inspiring to transform lives.

 Why Choose St Andrew’s?

  • Competitive salary
  • Separately remunerated on call duties available
  • A tailored comprehensive induction programme
  • Medical indemnity cover
  • Supportive working environment
  • Huge opportunities for Continuing Professional Development with regular onsite educational & training events
  • Support for appraisal and revalidation
  • Autonomy to make decisions to improve patient outcomes
  • Opportunities for research with our Research and Innovation Team
  • Class leading analytics and data monitoring with extensive integration with our Electronic Records
  • Electronic Prescribing on all our wards

As a charity, our purpose is to embed value based healthcare, allowing us to achieve the best possible outcomes and experiences of the people in our care. We have a responsibility to educate the next generation of professionals and to innovate - researching new treatments, therapies and environments to achieve better outcomes for our patients.

The Neuropsychiatry Division at St Andrew’s is a specialist service delivering tailored care to support people with complex, acquired and progressive brain conditions.

Our services deliver tailored care for patients with acquired brain injury, complex dementia and Huntington’s disease.  Holistic therapeutic interventions are used to address the Neuropsychiatric sequelae of these conditions, as well as the co–morbid physical health consequences.  All services are delivered at the Northampton site.

This is an opportunity for a non-consultant Doctor or General Practitioner to help shape our essential services.  Joining an experienced and supportive team, you will demonstrate strong clinical skills within your professional field. 

MRCPsych or equivalent is preferable and membership of the GMC will be required.  Further career progression in terms of Section 12(2) approval, Approved Clinician status, will be encouraged and supported.
Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew’s CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day.


We are extremely proud to empower the careers of our medical professionals, and our Executive Medical Director and all of our Clinical Directors have grown and developed into their current roles within the Charity

We also support a number of our Psychiatrists through an Executive MBA programme at some of the most prestigious business schools in the country.  There are also opportunities to attend our regular internal CPD events and for you to develop a medico-legal out-patient practice as part of the St Andrew’s Consultancy Service.

Please see below some of the comments from current doctors within St Andrews healthcare:

“The working environment is conducive for anyone wanting to learn and progress in medicine. In particular, you will have plenty of senior support and guidance. (I don’t know of any previous post I’ve worked in, in which I have had as much access to my Supervising Consultant/GP).
At St Andrew’s you will definitely feel you are a genuine and appreciated contributor to the Multidisciplinary Team. And, you will certainly feel you are making a positive difference in patient’s lives.”


We offer an excellent benefits package including pension, 41 days holiday, life cover, car lease scheme, free parking on all our sites, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers and more…


We welcome conversations and applications from high calibre candidates who can bring relevant skills to the complex and personalised casework that we undertake.

To discuss further, please contact our internal recruitment consultant Samantha Pendry at