Consultant in General Adult Psychaitry

NHS Tayside
Brechin, Angus
£82,669 to £109,849 per annum
13 Sep 2019
11 Oct 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

NHS Tayside is seeking a Consultant Psychiatrist (full or part time) to join our Community Mental Health Team. This post will include opportunities to see and treat a wide variety of psychiatric disorders in patients aged from eighteen to sixty-five years old, with the support of our enthusiastic and well staffed multi-disciplinary and multi-agency social work and health Community Mental Health Team with access to our 20 bed inpatient unit. 

We have local drug and alcohol, forensic, eating disorder, liaison and advanced intervention services as well as psychotherapy and psychology services available for our patients, and enjoy excellent relations with our local General Practitioners and voluntary service colleagues.

There are many learning and training opportunities, including the teaching and supervision of 4th year medical students and Specialty Trainees attached to our team.  There is a monthly continuing professional development programme and other continuing professional development will also be encouraged.  Active involvement in service improvement is available through membership of our Service Improvement Group.  We have close links with the University of Dundee division of Neuroscience where academic and research opportunities are available:

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

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.  Anticipated interview date is Tuesday 29 October 2019.   

Our staff work passionately towards achieving NHS Tayside's vision, aim and values:

A generous relocation package may be available depending on circumstances.

For further any information, or to arrange a visit, please do not hesitate to contact Mr Bill Troup, Head of Mental Health Services on Tel: 01307 492 563 or Alison Clement, Associate Medical Director, Angus Health and Social Care Partnership .


NHS Tayside is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

Short-listed applicants will be contacted by email.   Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

Hours of work are:  40 hours per week. Part-Time hours considered.

Please quote reference number - CM.14.19

For further information on how to apply please visit  Applications in the form of a current CV, including names and email addresses of 3 Referees should be submitted to quoting Reference Number CM.14.19 in the subject box. You must also include the further particular forms within the jobpack.  

Please do not complete the NHS Tayside Application Form on the SHOW website, your CV along with the supplementary forms (please attach supplementary forms as 1 attachment) is your application.

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms –  Friday 11 October 2019

Interviews are scheduled to take place on – Tuesday 29 October 2019