Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist

NHS Tayside
£80653 - £1078170
18 Mar 2019
09 Apr 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Regional Medium Secure Unit, Murray Royal Hospital

NHS Tayside Forensic Mental Health Service provides care and treatment for mentally disordered offenders who are in hospital, prison and the community. This is delivered mainly through inpatient and outpatient services which are based in modern, purpose built facilities at Murray Royal Hospital, Perth.

We are seeking to appoint a third Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist to work in the North of Scotland regional medium secure unit. This post also includes sessions providing a consultation service, along with consultant colleagues, to the mental health team at HMP Perth. 

This is a great opportunity to join a relatively new service and be part of the wider development in the forensic mental health service as part of a group of six Consultant Forensic Psychiatrists. The post holder will be given opportunities to be involved in teaching and training as well as quality improvement programmes in the service

You must be registered with the General Medical Council and hold a Licence to Practice

Informal enquiries are welcomed by: Dr Stuart Doig, Clinical Lead. Tel 01738 562265 or email

Hours of work are: 40 hours, 10PA. Please quote reference number – MSR.102.18

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms – 9 April 2019. Interviews are scheduled to take place on – 3 May 2019

Applicants must be on the Specialist Register or be within 6 months of the anticipated award of CCT or CESR (CP) at the date of interview for the post.  interview date is 3 May 2019.

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