Consultant Psychiatrist in Liaison Psychiatry

NHS Grampian
19 Jul 2019
13 Aug 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Royal Cornhill Hospital/Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Psychiatrist in Liaison Psychiatry in NHS Grampian. Become an important part of our team, at the heart of delivering high quality, patient-centred care for the half-million people who live in Grampian. 

Aberdeen is well known for its superb quality of life and enjoys first class amenities, housing and schools. Aberdeenshire includes some of the most spectacular countryside in Europe with Royal Deeside and the Cairngorm Mountain National Park and a wide range of outdoor pursuits within easy reach of the city. There are excellent connections with other British cities and the continent, flying time to London is one hour with more than 20 daily flights - and road and rail links are easily accessible.

This post is now available following a retirement. It will be based predominantly at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen. The successful candidate will be joining a Liaison multidisciplinary team which includes Nursing, Clinical Psychology and Psychiatric Trainees. The post will include out-patient Liaison, ward and A & E based work. Liaison Psychiatry sits under the management structure provided by the hosted services for Psychiatry-currently hosted by NHSG. It will also interface with the new Integrated Joint Board structures for City and Shire.

Candidates must have a higher medical qualification (MRCPsych. or equivalent).

Those trained in the UK should have an endorsement in Liaison Psychiatry with CCT in General Adult Psychiatry, or other appropriate speciality, or be within 6 months of confirmed entry from date of interview or eligibility for specialist registration (CESR). 

Applications from candidates with other suitable experience will be considered. 

Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required. For more information, visit 

Please review the supporting documents for this vacancy and for any further information about this post contact Dr Phil Crockett, Clinical Director, MH Speciality Services, Royal Cornhill Hospital, Aberdeen on 01224 557298.

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Closing date: Tuesday, 20 August 2019.

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