Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust

Head Medical are delighted to be working alongside the Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust with their current recruitment and expansion plans. They are a multi-specialty health and social care teaching provider located in the East of England, 2.5 hours by train from London.

This Trust provide a broad range of community services (including therapies), community and inpatient mental health services, learning disability services, healthy lifestyle support and addictions services to people living in Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire and North Yorkshire – this is a large geographical area with a population of approximately 700,000.

Specialist services such as forensic support and offender health support patients from the wider Yorkshire and Humber areas, and further afield. They employ approximately 2,500 staff and operate from approximately 120 sites.

This is an excellent time to join the trust and develop their service. A brand new CAMHS Inpatient Unit has just been completed which will provide 9 general adolescent beds and a 4 bedded psychiatry intensive care unit (PICU) for the young people in the region.

As a Teaching Trust they work very closely with the major academic partners – Hull York Medical School and Hull University.

Current employment opportunities

There are permanent positions available for Consultant Psychiatrists across General Adult Psychiatry, Older Adult Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Learning Disability and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. All sub-specialist interests will be considered, and we will aim to offer you the best possible position to fit with your individual requirements.

Please click the links to view more information on each position and we would be happy to discuss these in detail with you.

Consultant in Forensic Psychiatry - England 

Consultant in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry - England

Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry - England

Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry - England

Working in the UK

The Trust are interested in applications from those doctors who are currently eligible to work in the UK and may also be able to offer Tier 2 visa sponsorship to international applicants where required. Please get in touch to discuss your circumstances.

In order to work as a doctor in the UK you must hold medical registration with the UK General Medical Council and a current license to practise. For Consultants you should hold or be eligible to work towards GMC Specialist Registration. Please click here to learn more about the registration process with the UK GMC. 

Transport Links

Humberside Airport is 30 minutes’ drive from the centre of Hull and offers services to several international destinations, including Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, which is a major European hub for air travel. Leeds Bradford and Doncaster Sheffield Airports are just 1 hour away.

Hull Trains are an award-wining rail operator offering 92 direct services a week from Hull and the Humber region straight to London. Regular services also run between Hull and Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield and Newcastle.

P&O Ferries operate daily services from Hull to Rotterdam and Zeebrugge, including overnight mini cruises.

The M62 Motorway starts very close to the centre of Hull, so it is quick and easy to reach other locations around England by car, or for family and friends to visit you.


In Hull, the East Riding and North Yorkshire you are spoilt for choice when it comes to places to live. There are city centre apartments with bars, theatres, restaurants and shops on your doorstep, the different suburbs of Hull and everything from Georgian townhouses through to modern new-build developments catering to all tastes and budgets.

Outside Hull there are many options in the towns and villages of the East Riding and Scarborough and Ryedale where you can enjoy the glorious countryside. House prices are excellent in this part of the country and you can get a lot for your money.


Great schools are available across Hull and the East Riding in both the state and independent sectors. Additionally, there are several higher education institutes in the area also, with the beautiful Hull University campus in the heart of the city. The University of Coventry has a state-of-the-art campus in Scarborough and York University is an integral part of the highly regarded Hull York Medical School.


Hull was named the UK City of Culture in 2017 and boasts an impressive arts and theatre scene. Hulls main art gallery, Ferens Art Gallery, recently reopened following a £5.2m refurbishment with an excellent permanent collection and special events.

Sports fans are also very well catered for with a championship football team in Hull city and two professional rugby teams.

If you prefer to do your own thing, there are lots of great walking trails and running tracks across the area and plenty of countryside to explore. 

Relocating is a big decision and we welcome the opportunity to speak with you informally about the options and discuss your individual requirements. Please contact Karen Diamond at Head Medical on 0131 240 5261 or email


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