In-Patient Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry

NHS Highland
Lochgilphead, Argyll and Bute
£80,653 - £107,170 per annum, pro rata
15 Jul 2019
22 Jul 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

This post is included in the major redesign of service that focuses on the development of the functionalised mental health teams in Argyll and Bute. The post covers the In-patients for Argyll and Bute at the Mid Argyll Hospital, Lochgilphead.

The post offers an opportunity to work with a small group of committed clinicians who deliver an excellent standard of care throughout the sector. The post is for 10 programmed activities per week and the post holder will be welcomed into a friendly and forward thinking team of consultants where peer support is valued and protected. Development of a special interest will be encouraged. Those preferring to work part time may also apply.

The base will be Lochgilphead in Succoth ward which is a brand new facility of 21 beds situated within the Mid Argyll Community hospital. On call is one in eight.

Applicants must be on the General Medical Council Specialist Register with a Licence to Practice or within 6 months of obtaining CCT at time of interview.                                                                   

Argyll and Bute offers an excellent quality of life with particularly good facilities for leisure and recreation but still within easy commuting distance of the central belt and Glasgow airport. . Quality housing can be bought or rented and the local schools are of a good standard. NHS Highland operates a leased car scheme.

There are excellent facilities for activities such as golf, hill walking, fishing, sailing and water sports.  There are clubs for sports such as rugby, football (indoor and outdoor), athletics, netball, rowing and sailing. The area boasts some of the finest scenery in the country.

Applicants are encouraged to contact the department to arrange a visit prior to shortlisitng and subsequently interview if selected.  For further information please contact Donald Watt, Locality Manager, 01546 703013 or 07964 624 560.