Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist

NHS Fife
27 Feb 2019
22 Mar 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Part Time

8 sessions per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for us to appoint a part time Consultant which will be based in Stratheden Hospital, Cupar.

Whilst you will have Consultant responsibilities for the Old Age Psychiatry services for the Levenmouth area, you will be supported and work alongside a committed multi disciplinary team including: an intensive home treatment team, post diagnostic support team and care home liaison team.  There is also day hospital provision in Fife with a range of psychotherapeutic activity, and inpatient beds on the Stratheden Hospital site.

Old Age Psychiatry in Fife has a current focus on redesigning services which will be sustainable into the future. There are excellent opportunities for you to contribute to service development and to influence the future shape and provision of psychiatric services across Fife.

In 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. 

To apply for this post, you must be eligible for inclusion in the specialist register or be within 6 months of your expected CCST at the time of interview.

Fife offers excellent quality of life opportunities with extensive cultural and environmental attractions.  It is only 15 miles from Edinburgh with excellent road, rail and air links.  High quality education, affordable housing and a wide variety of sporting and leisure activities are available throughout the region. NHS Fife has a number of family friendly policies.

Proposed Interview date: 23rd April 2019

Informal Enquiries: Dr Katie Paramore, Consultant Psychiatrist & Clinical Lead on 01592 643355 ext 22034. Dr John Cuthill, Consultant Psychiatrist on 01383 623623 ext 25955 Louise Ewing, Clinical Services Manager on  01334 696087

Email to obtain a job pack and application form quoting reference number FW885/02/19 or by clicking the apply button. Completed application forms should be returned in word format to the same email address.  You should ensure within the application form you include the names and email addresses of three referees, one of which should be your current or most recent employer.

Closing date 22nd March 2019

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