Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry

Expiring today

Recruiter
NHS Fife
Location
Fife
Posted
11 Jan 2019
Closes
20 Jan 2019
Ref
FW505/11/17
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Psychiatry
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent

Fife is an area of considerable scenic, historic and cultural interest and a great place to live and work. This is an exciting time to work in the region within the Health & Social Care Partnership.  Fife has the unique advantage of the partnership and Health Board having the same boundary, so integration offers real opportunities to look at the whole picture of care from a patient’s perspective. The Health & Social Care Partnership supports and encourages Consultant career development. In addition you will be supported in providing strong clinical leadership.

These posts offer ample scope for teaching links within the Universities of Edinburgh, St Andrews and Dundee. Flexible working models are in operation, complementing the good work life balance that this mixed rural urban area offers, with ready access to the cities of Dundee and Edinburgh, good local schools and economical housing.

Within Fife, there is a consultant body of approximately 30 consultants meeting regularly at the Division of Psychiatry, with specialists in Old Age Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Learning Disabilities, CAMHS, Substance Misuse and Eating disorders. The On Call commitment for out of hours is shared between all consultants, with the exception of CAMHS consultants and is currently 1 in 18.

There is support from junior medical staff from the South East Scotland rotational training scheme or General Practitioner Specialist Training scheme and will be expected to take an active part in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. All junior medical posts in Fife are fully accredited by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Post A is a full time general adult post based in Kirkcaldy. Inpatient beds are in Kirkcaldy with Outpatient Clinics held in the hospital and various sites in the area.  All posts are sector based, covering inpatients and outpatients within a designated patch within an established CMHT.  

Post B + C are full time General Adult posts based in West Fife. These posts have arisen due to retirement and restructuring to create an additional full time post.  Inpatient beds are at Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline and Outpatient Clinics held in the hospital and various sites in the area. All posts are sector based, covering inpatients and outpatients within a designated patch within an established CMHT.  

Application forms and job packs can be requested from and returned in word format to michelle.braid@nhs.net quoting ref FW505/11/17 and which post
Applicants with appropriate qualifications who are progressing towards an Article 14 application are welcome to make enquiries.

Informal enquiries in the first instance to Dr Marie Boilson, Clinical Lead, on 01592 643355 ext 22032, Dr Steven Birrell, Consultant in General Adult on 01592 643355 ext 24198 or Sharon Rodger, Clinical Services Manager on 01592 643355 ext 23964.

Applications may be considered on a job share basis.

Applicants who are within 6 months of CCT date from the date on interview are also invited to apply. These posts may be eligible for Tier 2 Sponsorship if no suitable UK or EEA applicant is identified.

Application forms and job packs can be requested from and returned in word format to michelle.braid@nhs.net quoting relevant reference numbers or by clicking the apply button.

Interview Date: 12th February 2019

Closing date: 20th January 2019

Details of all NHS Scotland Medical Vacancies can be found at www.medicaljobs.scot.nhs.uk
 

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