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Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry (Kirkcaldy)

NHS Fife
Kirkcaldy, Fife
Closing date
23 Jun 2023

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Are you just starting your consultant journey or are you looking to make a difference in a new post?  We would love to hear from your about this exciting opportunity

Fife is a truly beautiful part of Scotland steeped in history.

We can offer you:
•    Flexible working including part time / job share / compressed week where possible
•    Relocation package and/or support with initial accommodation fees
•    Support with research or audit projects through our strong links with local Universities 
•    Very strong peer group support within the consultant body
•    Future planned investments; consultant involvement in service development encouraged
•   Opportunities for involvement in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching/training - links with the universities of Edinburgh, Dundee and St Andrews.
•    Opportunity to develop specialist interests
•    Inpatient and community roles locality based

Our community services have undergone significant redesign with a strong Fife Health & Social Care Partnership.  There is a large multidisciplinary emphasis and focus upon partnership working, with commitments to clear clinical leadership by the consultant psychiatrist. Pathways for personality disorder/complex trauma, neurodevelopmental disorders, eating disorders are in development and opportunities for interested clinicians to have active involvement exist.

You will be working within a sectorised model covering both community and inpatient settings.

UK trained candidates must be on the specialist register or within 6 months of an approved CCT at the date of interview.  Non UK candidates must have confirmation from the GMC that CESR has been awarded at the date of application.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom.  If you are not a United Kingdom (UK) or Irish National, you are required to confirm your right to work in your application.

For further information please contact: Dr Jackie Drummond Interim Clincial Director, or 01334 696003

​​​​​​​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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