Consultant in Forensic Psychiatry

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...

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.

We have an exciting opportunity available in a beautiful and scenic part of Scotland.

NHS Tayside is seeking to employ a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist to work in our Low Secure Unit and Forensic Community Mental Health team, based at Murray Royal Hospital, Perth. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic service which is committed to multidisciplinary working.


The NHS Tayside Forensic Mental Health Service provides care and treatment for mentally disordered offenders who are in hospital, prison and the community. The service is designed to meet the needs of individuals who have a complex relationship between their mental disorder and criminal behaviour.


NHS Tayside is supportive of continuous professional development, and all of our posts include 2 PAs for supporting professional activities (pro rata).


Applications will be considered from those wishing to work less than full time.


Applicants should have full GMC registration with a licence to practise, and be on the specialist register or be within 6 months of the anticipated award of a CCT or CESR (CP) at the time of interview.

Arrangements for visiting the service or an informal discussion can be made by contacting Dr Niyaz Ahammed or Dr Michelle McGlen, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrists on 01738 562376.


Closing Date: 04/06/2024

Interview Date: 21/04/2024


We are a Skilled Worker visa sponsorship employer and as such, welcome applications from international candidates.  Further information can be found at https://www.gov.uk/skilled-worker-visa

Short-listed applicants will be contacted by email.   Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.  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.

Apply now

The application for this job will open in a new window on the employer's own website.

Create an alert for jobs like this

Be the first to get notified when new jobs are added

You can unsubscribe at any time.

More similar jobs