Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry

  • Job Reference: 51599723-2
  • Date Posted: 11 January 2018
  • Recruiter: NHS Highland
  • Location: Ardrishaig, Argyllshire
  • Salary: £78,304
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical

Job Description

This post is included in the major redesign of service that focuses on the development of the community mental health teams throughout Argyll and Bute. The post covers the Oban sector of Argyll and Bute with access to inpatient beds at the Argyll and Bute Hospital, Lochgilphead, thereby offering continuity of care for inpatient and outpatient management.

The post offers an opportunity to work with a small group of committed clinicians who deliver an excellent standard of care throughout the sector. The post is for 10 programmed activities 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. Development of a special interest will be encouraged. Those preferring to work part time may also apply.

The base will be Lorn and Islands hospital Oban with regular travel to the island of MULL monthly and Coll/Tiree - 3 monthly. On call one in six at the Succoth ward - a brand new facility of 21 beds situated within the Mid Argyll Community hospital.

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.

Applicants are encouraged to contact the department to arrange a visit prior to shortlisting and subsequently interview if selected. For further information please contact Donald Watt, Locality Manageror.