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Consultant Psychiatrist

NHS Tayside
Dundee, Dundee City
Closing date
15 Jul 2022

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Hospital, Psychiatry, General adult psychiatry
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time
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NHS Tayside is seeking to appoint a Consultant Psychiatrist to join the Tayside Adult Eating Disorder services in Tayside. The successful applicant will work within an enthusiastic and committed multidisciplinary team primarily delivering out-patient treatments.  However, there will also be a role liaising with our partners who provide in-patient care.

The post is for a substantive Consultant Psychiatrist with Tayside Adult Eating Disorders Service. We are seeking candidates with General Adult Psychiatry or Medical Psychotherapy training, and experience of Eating Disorders. Fulltime and part-time working can be offered and there is opportunity to combine this post (minimum 5 PA) with additional sessions up to 10 PA’s in General Adult Psychiatry, Tayside Adult Autism Service and a number of other specialities. A full-time Eating Disorder post may be offered to the right candidate.  Continuing professional development will be actively encouraged and study leave funding is available.

NHS Tayside and its partner organisations are committed to the development of a Tayside wide Mental Health and Well-being Strategy and to making appropriate investment to implement the changes agreed therein. The post holder will have an opportunity to develop and shape local services within the context of the recent publication of the Scottish Government review of eating disorders services in Scotland.

The post-holder will have a dedicated office within Dudhope Clinic, 15 Dudhope Terrace, Dundee as well as use of a clinic room at Perth Royal Infirmary where the team has a satellite base of 2 clinic rooms. Dedicated administrative support will be provided.

Applicants must be on the Specialist Register or be within 6 months of the anticipated award of CCT or already in possession of CESR (CP) at the date of interview for the post.

Interview date: 29th July 2022

For further any information, or to arrange a visit, please do not hesitate to contact

Dr Paula Collin, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Lead Clinician, TEDS (

Ms Linda Graham, Clinical Lead for Mental Health & Learning Disabilities, Dundee HSCP, Clinical Lead (

Dr Peter Le Fevre, NHS Tayside Clinical Director for Mental Health (

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

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.


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