Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry

NHS Highland
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We seek to appoint a highly-motivated Clinician with an enthusiasm for General Adult Psychiatry. The post holder will be welcomed into a friendly and forward thinking team of Consultants where peer support is valued and protected.

This is a post covering the adult population of the Black Isle and Dingwall area covering various medical practices. The community mental health teams are well established, comprising of CPN’s, Psychology input, CBT nurse therapist, Social Workers, CPN’s for addictions, mental health support workers and administrative staff. The post holder will work closely with the locality CMHT, providing out-patient and in-patient services and support. The successful candidate will be supported to attend clinical teaching, group meetings, and CPD at New Craigs Hospital.

Applicants must be on the GMC specialist register in General Adult Psychiatry or within 6 months of award of CCT by date of interview as consideration can be given to appoint on a proleptic basis.

This post is offered as 10PA’s per week and attracts 1 Special Interest Session incorporated in the job plan. Research proposals which are in line with service requirements would be considered favourably. This post will also involve participation in the Consultant on call rota on a 1:19 basis. Applications for flexible working will be considered.

Interested applicants should contact Dr Nikki Thomson, Clinical Lead for Psychiatry, New Craigs Hospital, Inverness at . Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact us in order to arrange an informal visit.

Job Packs are available electronically by visiting or by e-mailing quoting reference MS15.17.32. All completed applications must be returned to .

Closing date for completed applications: Tuesday 9th January 2018

Proposed Interview Date: 26 January 2018