Consultant Psychiatrist in Old Age Psychiatry

NHS Highland
11 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a new post within the Argyll and Bute HSCP and is included in a major redesign of service that has seen the development of the community mental health teams throughout the area. The post is devoted to the further development of services for the elderly mentally unwell and offers an opportunity to work with a small group of committed clinicians who deliver an excellent standard of care. The post is for 10 programmed activities (sessions) per week and the post holder will be welcomed into a friendly and forward thinking team of consultants where peer support is valued and protected.

There will be an opportunity to develop an area wide functional clinic besides coordinating area wide dementia service delivery. One session per week adult liaison/old age liaison in Oban. Dementia clinics will be in Oban, Campbeltown and Lochgilphead. Participation in teaching will be possible. Junior support provided both for inpatients and liaison.

Applicants must be on the General Medical Council Specialist Register with a Licence to Practice or within 6 months of obtaining CCT at time of interview.

For further information please contact Dr Tammy Burmeister, Clinical Lead by email