Senior House Officer - Psychiatry

Job Overview

Calling all doctors! Are you seeking new opportunities in a new country? We at FRS Recruitment want to hear from you.

FRS is delighted to be working with several leading hospitals across Ireland to recruit an exceptionally motivated individual for the position of Psychiatrics Senior House Officer.

This role is perfect for any medical professional that is keen to develop new skills in a challenging, exciting environment.

The SHO will be responsible for providing frontline care for a wide variety of patients in the Psychiatric Department. They will be responsible for diagnosing and treating patients, as well as ensuring that duties are undertaken in a way that puts the safety and wellbeing of patients above all else. The successful candidate will report to the Head of the Psychiatry Department, Consultant In-charge, or Registrar.

On-call duties are required for a Senior House Officer, and will allow individuals to take full responsibility and gain valuable experience in their specialty.

Essential Requirements:

  • IMC registration or in the process of registering with IMC
  • Relevant qualifications
  • Previous experience in Psychiatry
  • Irish or UK experience desirable
  • Excellent English skills (IELTS or OET)


In order to work as a Psychiatric Doctor in Ireland, it is necessary to be registered with the Irish Medical Council (IMC). For further information on how to register with the IMC follow the link https://www.medicalcouncil.ie/Registration/

FRS Recruitment is the leading provider to Medical and Healthcare professionals to public and private hospitals throughout Ireland. We pride ourselves in the standard of service we provide to both candidates and clients. We also have a dedicated Compliance Officer to provide unparalleled support and guidance throughout the recruitment process, and throughout a relocation process if applicable.

If you are interested in working as a Psychiatric Doctor in Irish Hospitals, please do not hesitate to contact Seán Costelloe, Medical & Healthcare Division, FRS Recruitment. Tel: +353866006288. I will be in contact with you on receipt of your CV, and to deal with any questions or queries you may have about the position, the process and anything else that may come to mind.

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