Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Argyll and Bute Hospital (NHS Highland)

Recruiter
NHS Highland
Location
Highland
Salary
£87,534 - £116,313 per annum pro rata
Posted
16 Nov 2021
Closes
14 Dec 2021
Ref
MS17069328
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NHS HIGHLAND

ARGYLL AND BUTE HSCP

CONSULTANT IN CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY

£87,534 - £116,313 per annum pro rata

MS17069328

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services for two Consultant Psychiatrist posts in Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP).  

CAMHS in NHS Highland - Argyll and Bute HSCP is undertaking a programme of change in line with the Scottish Governments ambitions for improved mental health and wellbeing for all young people in Scotland. The improvement plans set out a series of projects to improve access with a shift to early help and support. The key focus is on achieving good clinical outcomes and developing services in partnership with children and families with lived experience of CAMHS.

We currently have two Consultant Psychiatrist posts available which consist of one full-time (40 hours) and one part-time (28 hours), both posts provide the potential to offer considerable room for personal development as well as the development of specialist interests both within Argyll and Bute and across NHS Highland.  

The appointee(s) will be expected to contribute to clinical governance and to the overall management of the clinical service by representation of medical perspectives at different local and national fora. 

Argyll and Bute offers some of Scotland's most beautiful scenery and is a wonderful place to live and work providing a wonderful place to raise a family, whilst affording an excellent quality of life.  It also provides amazing opportunities for a range of outdoor activities such as hill walking, golf, sailing and cycling.  There is a wide choice of areas to live including small urban towns and more remote locations.  

Argyll and Bute’s Vision and Values:

Our Vision:  Working together to achieve the best for children, young people and their families

 Our Values:

  • Respect and dignity
  • Commitment to quality of care
  • Compassion
  • Improving lives
  • Children and young people are at the centre of our work

The posts are as advertised, however consideration will be given to alternative hours and any changes to the job description will be agreed.

Candidates must have a higher qualification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists or equivalent) and be on the Specialist Register for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, or be within 3 months of eligibility.  Candidates should be AMP approved.

A relocation package is available.

Closing date for application: Midnight 14 December 2021

Interview expected: Friday 21 January 2021

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