Specialty Doctor in Liaison Psychiatry
Western General Hospital
NHS Lothian 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 Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.
Applications are welcome for the above Permanent, full time (40 hours per week) post based in the Western General Hospital.
The Western General Hospital (WGH) is a 600 bed major teaching hospital in the City of Edinburgh and is part of the University Hospitals NHS Trust. Most medical specialities are represented as well as a regional department for Infectious Diseases, Clinical Oncology and Clinical Cryogenetics.
The Department of Psychological Medicine provides a liaison psychiatry service to in-patients and out-patients attending the Western General Hospital. We are looking to recruit to a Specialty Doctor post within the department. The post is well supervised and is suitable for doctors with psychiatric experience considering work in Liaison psychiatry at specialty doctor level. Supervision of attached junior doctors is an important part of the role along with involvement in department teaching including of undergraduates and involvement in audit and quality improvement.
Working hours are from 9am to 5pm Monday-Friday. This is advertised as a full time, 40hours per week post, however we would be keen to speak with anyone who may be interested in working less than full time also. Flexible working can be discussed and agreed between the successful candidate and the clinical management team, based upon the need of the individual candidate and the service.
For an informal discussion please contact:
Dr Ravneet Batra, Clinical lead /Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist
0131 537 2855 Ravneet.Batra@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk
Dr Eleanor Halloran, Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist. (Working days: Mondays, Tuesdays)
0131 537 1834. Eleanor.Halloran@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk
We cannot accept CV’s as a form of application and only a completed online application form will be accepted. Personal information will not be sent with the application for short listing. The application form will be identified by the candidate number only to ensure that all applicants are treated equally.
Closing Date: 17/12/2022
***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***