LOCUM CONSULTANT PSYCHIATRIST OPPORTUNITY
OLDER ADULT PSYCHIATRY, INVERNESS & HOSPITAL LIAISON
We are currently seeking a Locum Consultant in Older Adult Psychiatry following development in the service.
This 10 session post has been newly created in order to support the provision of psychiatric care of a high standard to the older adult population of Inverness, and to develop the liaison service in our general hospital (Raigmore). The post holder will provide a community and inpatient service to three allocated GP practices in Inverness, covering both functional and organic conditions. The post holder will provide a service to allocated care homes in Inverness, as well as the community hospital in Inverness (Royal Northern Infirmary). The post holder will work alongside two other consultants with the Inverness Older Adult Community Mental Health Team, and in Raigmore Hospital work with a combined General Adult / Older Adult Mental Health Liaison Team. Inpatient services are based in New Craigs Hospital.
The postholder will be supported with development work in the service, and be encouraged to participate in CPD and peer supervision. Consultant peer groups meet regularly and there are regular educational events organised as part of our in-house programme.
The post represents an excellent opportunity to live and work in the Highlands, to develop with a growing service, and work in a supportive environment with good collegiate and interdisciplinary relationships.
For further information please contact Dr Nikki Thomson, Clinical Director for Mental Health Services, New Craigs Hospital, Inverness - Telephone 01463 253628, or Dr Dirk Maliepaard, Consultant in Older Adult Psychiatry – Telephone 01463 704691
A job pack for this post is available from, and should be returned to email@example.com quoting ref MS15.19.28 Completed applications should be returned by 12th July 2019
Interview Date: 31st July 2019
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