Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry

Location
Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire
Posted
16 Mar 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Ref
MD/843/17
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

North West Area Centre

We are looking to appoint a consultant in Old Age Psychiatry in the East Ayrshire Locality, where you will join six other consultant colleagues in delivering a comprehensive mental health service for older people, serving a population of 10,500 Older people in a mixed urban rural catchment area

The post will be based at the North West Kilmarnock Area Centre with inpatient beds situated in the new purpose-built facility at Woodland View unit at Ayrshire Central Hospital, Irvine. Participation in the out of hours rota (1:23) is essential.

As part of the “New Models of Care for Older People and People with Complex Needs” programme being developed by the three Health and Social Care Partnerships and NHS Ayrshire & Arran, elderly mental health services will be moving towards a truly integrated care model. The aim is to become active partners with not only patients, families and carers but by developing integrated working with health & social care partners. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr S McNulty, Clinical Director on 01563 578646.

Please see our main advertisement to view further information, including a Job Pack, by clicking the apply button. Closing date: 20 April 2018 (noon). Details of all our Medical Posts can be found at www.medicaljobs.scot.nhs.uk