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Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry + Community Rehabilitation, Inverness

NHS Highland
Inverness, Highland
Closing date
28 Dec 2022





Inverness C + Community Rehabilitation


1.0 WTE Permanent Post

£91,474 - £121,548 per annum pro rata (2022 – 2023 Rates)


We seek to appoint a self-motivated Clinician with an enthusiasm for General Adult Community Psychiatry to join our team of Psychiatrists in NHS Highland.  This post offers the opportunity to be a Psychiatrist to a population in the urban centre of Inverness. The post is supported by a well developed community mental health team, colleagues in Primary care, specialist mental health services and good third sector links.  The post includes additional responsibility for patients in supported accommodation as part of our rehabilitation pathway. The recent pandemic has accelerated our existing capacity to deliver this service using digital technology, which opens up further opportunity to the post holder.  The post would be based in the Mental Health Service in the South and Mid Operational Unit with a base on the New Craigs site.  This is a full time (1.0 WTE) post.

Applicants must be on the GMC specialist register in General Adult Psychiatry or within 6 months of award of CCT by date of interview as consideration can be given to appoint on a proleptic basis.


This post requires participation in the Consultant on call rota at New Craigs Hospital; current rota frequency is 1: 16.5, availability supplement 3%.  Applications for flexible working will be considered, including the possibility of part time working, as above.


Interested applicants should contact Dr Amy Macaskill, Clinical Lead, New Craigs Hospital, Inverness on  Prospective applicants are most welcome to contact us in order to arrange an informal visit.


Applications to be made via Job Train only.

Closing date for completed applications: 28th December 2022


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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