Part-Time Specialty Doctor in Addictions Psychiatry

NHS Tayside
38,685 to 72,140
23 Mar 2018
21 Apr 2018
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Part Time

Angus Health and Social Care Partnership
Part-Time Specialty Doctor in Addictions Psychiatry 
6 PA’s
Post available from 1 June 2018

We are seeking to recruit a Specialty Doctor in Addictions Psychiatry to fill a post which has arisen following retirement of the existing post holder. This is a permanent position but temporary secondment would be considered.

This position is based within the Angus Integrated Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service (AIDARS) and the successful candidate will have responsibility for delivering clinical care within the North and South AIDARS teams. These teams have been formed in the last two years and there is significant opportunity to be involved in the continual development of the service. Furthermore, with strong links to the University of Dundee Medical School and the University`s Division of Neuroscience research facilities, there are opportunities for both under and post graduate teaching as well involvement in addiction related research activity.

The successful candidate will be joining a well-established clinical service working alongside a Consultant Addictions Psychiatrist as well as experienced substance misuse nurses, an expanding Non-Medical Prescribing nurse workforce, dedicated pharmacist input, and a substance misuse psychologist. There is access to a Substance Misuse Inpatient facility for patients requiring Tier 4 interventions. You will be working alongside Social Work colleagues and this partnership working will be enhanced with the further development of integrated teams within the Angus Health and Social Care Partnership.

Informal enquiries are welcome.  Please contact Dr Tim Elworthy (Lead Clinician) on ((01738) 474455, or Dr Roberto Cotroneo on (01241) 435820/822502 or by email to: or

For further particulars about the post and information on how to apply please click the apply button or email Applications in the form of a current CV, including the names and addresses of 3 referees should be submitted to quoting Reference Number IF/16/17 in the subject box along with the attached forms to complete.

Closing Date: 21 April 2018

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