Senior Medical Officer (Psychiatry of Later Life)

Stillorgan, Dublin (IE)
29 Jun 2018
22 Jul 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Saint John of God Hospital, Stillorgan is an independent acute psychiatric teaching hospital with 183 in-patient beds and one of the leading European providers in mental health treatment and care. In addition to a range of outpatient services, which include psychiatry, psychology, WRAP (the Wellness Recovery Action Plan) and the Stress Clinics located in Dublin and Kilkenny, the Hospital currently provides specialist services in Addictions, Psychosis, Eating Disorders, Psychiatry of Later Life and Adolescent services.

The Hospital is affiliated with University College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin City University, the University of Limerick for undergraduate and postgraduate healthcare professional programmes, the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland.

Applications are now sought for the following position: 

Senior Medical Officer (Psychiatry of Later Life)
2 Year Fixed Term Contract

The overall objective of this post is to assess and manage both inpatient and outpatient Later Life patients under the supervision of the Consultant Psychiatrist 

Applications are sought from candidates who can:

  • Demonstrate an excellent track record in Psychiatry  and a demonstrable commitment to best practice
  • Demonstrate experience in the delivery of Psychiatric Services in Later Life. 
  • Demonstrate the capacity to manage the service in an effective and resourceful manner within a model of person-centred care with a high level of clinical and professional knowledge relevant to the role. 
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills as well as ability to build strong relationships and networks at all levels is essential
  • All applicants must be currently registered with the Irish Medical Council and confirm in their application that they have the right to remain and work in Ireland. 

For further details on this role, a full job description is available by contacting the HR Department, on 01-2771509 or email 

Closing Date: Tuesday 17th July 2018

Please forward your Curriculum Vitae and covering letter to: 
Emma Grant, 01-2771509 or by clicking the apply button.

Applications will be short-listed based on the information supplied in the Curriculum Vitae and a panel may be formed from which future vacancies will be filled.

Saint John of God Hospital is an equal opportunities employer.