NHS Forth Valley
SPECIALTY DOCTOR IN GENERAL ADULT PSYCHIATRY
Full Time or Part Time
Salary Scale – £39,846 – £74,304 per annum (pro rata)
NHS Forth Valley seeks to appoint a full time or part time Specialty Doctor in General Adult Psychiatry (and Old Age Psychiatry if full-time post is desired). The successful applicant will work within the Mental Health Unit at Forth Valley Royal Hospital. This post would suit an individual who is dynamic, flexible and keen to work with Consultant supervision in a senior role in Acute Psychiatry.
Forth Valley has a well established inpatient service for working age adults with well established links to the Community Mental Health Teams in Falkirk, Stirling and Clackmannanshire. There will be an opportunity to contribute and be part of, on-going service development. There will be no on call rota cover requirement. The appointment will be subject to the terms and conditions of service of the Specialty Doctor Grade (Scotland).
Applicants will have completed four years’ full-time postgraduate training (or its equivalent gained on a part-time or flexible basis) at least two of which will be in a specialty training programme in a General Adult Psychiatry specialty or as a fixed term specialty trainee in this specialty; or shall have equivalent experience and competencies. Applicants will be expected to have broad general psychiatry and other psychiatric sub-specialty experience.
Applicants are encouraged to visit the Psychiatry department and meet key staff. Informal enquiries should be directed by telephone to Dr Fergus Douds, Quality Improvement Lead onor Dr Jim Crabb, Associate Medical Director on