Consultant in Older Adult Psychiatry

Consultant (£96,963 - £128,841)

NHS HIGHLAND, Leachkin

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 3 weeks ago, 9 Feb | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: None

Full Job Description


NHS HIGHLAND

CONSULTANT in OLDER ADULT PSYCHIATRY

INVERNESS SECTOR

1.0  WTE Permanent Post with 1:16 On Call

£96,963 - £128,841 per annum (2023 2024 Rates)


We seek to appoint a permanent Older Adult Psychiatry Consultant, to join our team dedicated to the delivery of older adult mental health services in the Highlands. The post holder will provide consultant input to the community team to cover part of Inverness, for both primary and organic mental disorders. The post is supported by a well developed community mental health team. A dementia stress and distress service provides nurse led care home liaison.  The postholder will be based at the New Craigs Hospital site, where inpatient care is provided, and will participate in the Consultant on call rota (1: 16). 

The job plan can be developed flexibly, with opportunities for special interests in keeping with the needs of the service, whether in community, inpatient, liaison or young onset dementia services. The post provides a 8:2 split between Direct Clinical Care and SPA sessions.  

The post holder will be supported by a cohesive and collegiate group of clinicians, and will 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.

Interested applicants should contact Dr. Dirk Maliepaard, Clinical Lead for Older Adult Psychiatry, New Craigs Hospital, Inverness on dirk.maliepaard@nhs.scot or .  Prospective applicants are most welcome to contact us in order to arrange an informal visit.

Closing date: 01/04/24

Job Reference: MS14 178713


NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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NHS Highland is geographically the largest of the 14 regional boards of NHS Scotland, covering an area of 12,500 square miles, across Highland and Argyll & Bute.

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