Consultant in Forensic Psychiatry

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
£76761 to £103490
08 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant in Forensic Psychiatry in NHS Grampian.

Become an important part of our team, at the heart of delivering high quality, patient- centred care for the half-million people who live in Grampian.

Aberdeen is well known for its superb quality of life and enjoys first class amenities, housing and schools. Aberdeenshire includes some of the most spectacular countryside in Europe with Royal Deeside and the Cairngorm Mountain National Park and a wide range of outdoor pursuits within easy reach of the city. There are excellent connections with other British cities and the continent, flying time to London is one hour with more than 20 daily flights - and road and rail links are easily accessible.

This post is now available following a retirement. It will be based predominantly within the Blair Unit, Royal Cornhill Hospital Aberdeen. The successful candidate will be joining a Forensic Psychiatry multidisciplinary team which includes Nursing, Clinical Psychology and Occupational Therapy. The work will include out-patient, Prison based and in-patient elements. Forensic Psychiatry sits under the management structure provided by the hosted services for Psychiatry-currently hosted by NHSG. It will also work with the new Integrated Joint Board structures for City and Shire.

Candidates must have a higher medical qualification (MRCPsych. or equivalent), applications from candidates with other suitable experience will be considered.

Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialist training in Forensic

Psychiatry leading to CCT or be within 6 months of confirmed entry from date of interview or eligibility for specialist registration (CESR).

Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required. For more information visit

Please review the supporting documents for this vacancy and for any further information about this post contact Dr Phil Crockett, Unit Clinical Director, Specialisms, Royal Cornhill Hospital, Aberdeen on 01224 557298, or Dr Daniel Bennett, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, 01224 557227.

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Closing date: Friday, 9 June 2017.