Consultant Psychiatrist - Learning Disabilities

NHS Tayside
Dundee, Dundee City
06 Jan 2021
24 Jan 2021
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time


General Adult Mental Health

Intellectual & Development Disability

Rehabilitation Psychiatry. 

 Interviews 2nd February 2021

NHS Tayside is seeking to recruit dynamic, passionate and flexible candidates who are fully Registered Medical Practitioners who are holders of MRCPsych or equivalent, and an appropriate CCT (or be eligible for such inclusion within 6 months of the interview date).  We are also keen to hear from candidates with relevant experience who would like to pursue specialist registration through the CESR process as Speciality Doctor opportunities are also available. NHS Tayside supports Tier 2 sponsorship if required.  We welcome informal enquires and discussion about the interests and preferences of individual applicants and are looking to tailor job plans for successful applicants

NHS Tayside has embarked on an ambitious programme of change and is working with partner organisations, individuals with lived experience, and staff from all disciplines to co-create a world class mental health service. Appointment as a Consultant will offer the individual an opportunity to shape the services that are to be delivered through a system where the people who receive, and the professionals who deliver, care are treated as equal.  Successful candidates will have a sound understanding of the role of the Consultant Psychiatrist and play a key part along within strong multidisciplinary teams to ensure the successful delivery of person centred, safe and effective care, treatment and services.

In Tayside we are committed to the wellbeing, support and continuous development of our staff and offer a wide range of educational, mentorship support and clinical leadership opportunities to facilitate professional success and job satisfaction within the consultant role.

Generous relocation packages may be available depending on circumstances.

For informal discussion or enquiries, we would encourage candidates to contact:

Dr Mike Winter, Associate Medical Director, Mental Health Services, 01382 660111 ext. 58288 (mobile 07814 783542)

Dr Elaine Henry, Associate Medical Director, Medical Workforce, 01382 660111 ext. 32003

Judith English, Clinical Lead, Perth & Kinross HSCP, email:

Christopher Pell, Clinical Lead, Angus HSCP, email:

Linda Graham, Clinical Lead, Dundee HSCP, email:

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