SPECIALTY DOCTOR IN PSYCHIATRY OF LEARNING DISABILITY

Recruiter
NHS Fife
Location
Donibristle Industrial Park
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
SPECIALTY DOCTOR IN PSYCHIATRY OF LEARNING DISABILITY
FIFE, BASED AT LYNEBANK HOSPITAL, DUNFERMLINE
FULL TIME (40 HOURS PER WEEK / 1.0 WTE)
REF NO: FW549/12/17

Applications are invited for this substantive full time post as Specialty Doctor in Psychiatry of Learning Disability (adults). The successful candidate will provide input within the NHS Fife Learning Disability Service. The post is based at Lynebank Hospital in Dunfermline and involves responsibility for general and forensic Learning Disability inpatient and Community Services.

Input to inpatient services will include provision to a state of the art Regional Low Secure Forensic Learning Disability Unit (Daleview) and a semi-secure forensic Learning Disability Unit (Levendale). There are also inpatient services in the form of a general Learning Disability Assessment and Treatment Unit (Mayfield) and small specialist forensic and challenging behaviour unit (Tayview). Input to the general Learning Disability community service will be in the East Fife area. Further details are given in the job description.

Specialist Learning Disability Services across the South East of Scotland are part of a Managed Care Network covering Lothian, Fife, Forth Valley and Borders Health Board areas under the auspices of the South East and Tayside Planning Forum. Learning Disability Services in all areas are community based with support from a small number of inpatient assessment and treatment beds.

Fife offers excellent quality of life opportunities with extensive cultural and environmental attractions only 15 miles from Edinburgh with excellent road, rail and air transport links. High quality education, affordable housing and a wide variety of sporting and leisure opportunities are available throughout the region. NHS Fife has a number of Family Friendly policies.

We are committed to equal opportunities and operate a total no smoking policy.

Email to obtain a job pack and application form quoting reference number FW549/12/17. Completed application forms should be returned in word format to the same email address. You should ensure within the application form you include the names and email addresses of three referees, one of which should be your current or most recent employer.

Informal Enquiries: Dr Colin Morrison, Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Lead Telephoneor e-mail Dr Jana DeVilliers, Consultant Psychiatrist Telephoneor e-mail Mrs Margaret Pirie, Service Manager, NHS Fife Learning Disability Service Telephoneor e-mail

CLOSING DATE: 10 JANUARY 2018

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