Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust

Consultant Psychiatrist in Addictions Psychiatry

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
25 Aug 2017
19 Sep 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the biggest mental health and learning disabilities Trusts in the UK, serving a population of 1.4 million, with a budget of circa £300 million and 6,000 staff.  We are an ambitious organisation aiming to improve the wellbeing of everyone we serve through delivering services that match the best in the world.

We are looking for someone who has a genuine commitment to deliver best practice in evidence based care, both in community and prison settings. You will provide clinical input and leadership, offering expert advice and consultation, working alongside primary care and other addictions services, to the prisons in the North East area.

You will work in collaboration to provide assessment and develop treatment strategies for those with complex needs and be jointly responsible with primary care for clinical governance.  You will join a large addictions team providing community services.  Our addictions teams are actively involved in research and have a close relationship with Newcastle University. You will be expected and encouraged to support research, teaching and training.

Anyone wishing to arrange a visit or have an informal discussion should contact Prof. Eilish Gilvarry, Deputy Medical Director Revalidation and Appraisal on 0191 2061115, email: or Dr Steve Moorhead, Lead Consultant on 0191 287 6100, email

Closing date: Tuesday, 19 September 2017.

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