Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry

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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 (population approximately 28,000), covering Cromarty Medical Practice, Dingwall Medical Practice, Fortrose Medical Practice, Munlochy Surgery, Strathpeffer Medical Centre, Muir of Ord Medical Practice, Aird Medical Practice Beauly and Croyard Medical Practice Beauly.

Community mental health services 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.

This post has been created to work closely with the locality CMHT, providing out-patient services with close consultant supervision, and support through regular meetings. The post holder 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 in addition to one session of SPA, 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 1:20 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 from and should be returned to quoting reference MS15.19.32. All completed applications must be returned to

Closing date for completed applications: TBC Proposed Interview Date: TBC


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NHS Highland

Inverness, (United Kingdom)

Phone: +44 (0)1463 704000

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11 September 2019
Location: United Kingdom Highlands and Islands Inverness
Salary: 80,653 - 107,170 GBP per year
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
Medical Practitioner
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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