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We provide services in England, Scotland and Wales, our expert and highly dedicated team of more than 11,600 employees empower 7,500 individuals across 200 services to consistently make a positive difference to their lives.

Through our values of Integrity, Trust, Empower, Respect and Care we take pride in the services we offer and the outcomes we enable individuals in our care to achieve.

We are a proud partner to local authorities and the NHS, working with 155 local authorities 199 NHS services locally.

86% of staff say care of service users is Cygnet’s top priority.

Consultant Psychiatry roles

Cygnet offers a range of opportunities for accomplished, caring, and committed Consultant Psychiatrists seeking to make a real difference in the lives of others.

Whether you’re looking for a full-time challenge or a part-time opportunity to complement your existing commitments, we have a rewarding roles available.

Your day-to-day activities will encompass assessments, therapy, care plan development, and service development initiatives.

We provide ongoing support and opportunities for you to develop your expertise and grow your capabilities, ensuring you’re constantly challenged and stretched in the best way possible.

Current psychiatry vacancies in Newcastle

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Group Pension

We’ll look after you beyond Cygnet by helping you save for your future with a pension scheme. Cygnet provides a monthly contribution into your pot for every month you actively pay in.

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Free Life Assurance Cover

Cygnet provides a Group Life assurance scheme which pays out a lump sum benefit to your family or next of kin in the event of your death whilst employed by Cygnet.

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On-site Benefits

Cygnet provides free meals and free on-site parking for employees at work.

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Join our confident psychiatry teams in Newcastle

We have a range of locations and psychiatry jobs across Newcastle and the surrounding area including:
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Cygnet Hospital Hexham

Cygnet Hospital Hexham is our 27 bed mental health facility for women with complex mental health needs. The hospital is built to meet the latest national specifications for improving mental health within a therapeutic environment. Situated amongst the soft fields and meadows of the Tyne valley, which is known for its abbey, leafy parks, and mix of independent shops, the hospital will provide an important and much-needed service for service users within the North East of England.
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Cygnet Newham House

Cygnet Newham House is our 20-bed neuropsychiatric care and treatment facility providing rehabilitation for women affected by acquired brain injuries (ABI). The hospital provides a safe and secure place to aid recovery alongside offering those diagnosed with a progressive neurological disease like Huntington’s Disease, a placement to support and help manage the progression of their symptoms.
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Cygnet Appletree

Cygnet Appletree, near Durham, is a mental health hospital for women that includes Pippin Ward, a specialist PICU service and Bramley Ward, an acute service for women. Our person-centred service has been designed with wellness in mind, providing a safe and comfortable environment that promotes efficient rehabilitation and recovery. We are dedicated to understand, stabilise and break the traumatic cycles of relapse that can impact service users’ lives.
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Cygnet St William’s

Cygnet St William’s is a 12 bed Neuropsychiatric service offering care and treatment to those affected by acquired brain injuries. It is a safe and secure place to aid recovery as well as offering those diagnosed with a progressive neurological disease, like Huntington’s Disease, a caring and longer term placement to support and help manage the progression of their symptoms. The hospital is a modern purpose built facility which has been designed specifically to provide a clinically led evidence based neuropsychiatric pathway for those individuals presenting with behaviours that challenge.
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Cygnet Victoria House

Cygnet Victoria House is a 26 bed mental health inpatient service for men. The service, split across two wards, provides a safe and stabilising environment for men who are experiencing an acute episode of mental illness and require an emergency admission. The ethos of our service is about assessing and treating service users in the least restrictive environment and planning for discharge in a robust and timely fashion. With a focus on stabilisation, we will support service users to manage their mental health, reinforce daily living skills and prepare for independent life back in the community.
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Cygnet Wallace Hospital

Situated in a residential area of Dundee, Cygnet Wallace Hospital is a 10 bed specialist high dependency complex care service providing assessment and treatment for individuals with learning disabilities, with or without autistic spectrum disorder, as well as complex needs and behaviours. The team can also support those who have additional mental or physical health needs, as well as those who have been detained under the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act. We accept emergency referrals and the team are experienced in managing them quickly and efficiently to ensure transition for service users is as smooth as possible.
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