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We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic Specialty Doctor in Addictions Psychiatry to fill a new post working within both community and prison addiction services.

The post has become available due to the retirement of the current post holder. This position is based within Dundee Integrated Substance Misuse Services and the successful candidate will have responsibility for delivering clinical care within the Dundee locality. The administrative base for the post will be within the city of Dundee. Furthermore, with strong links to the University of Dundee Medical School and the University`s Division of Neuroscience research facilities, there are opportunities for both under and post graduate teaching as well involvement in addiction related research activity. There is an established Continuing Professional Development Programme within Tayside, with weekly teaching at Murray Royal Hospital, Perth.

The successful candidate will be joining a well-established integrated health and social care service working alongside two Consultant Addictions Psychiatrist as well as experienced substance misuse nurses, an expanding Non-Medical Prescribing workforce, dedicated pharmacist input, social workers, a substance misuse psychologist. There is access to a Substance Misuse Inpatient facility for patients requiring Tier 4 interventions.

Dundee city is a large council area with a population of approximately 148,000. The city of Dundee is currently undergoing a large scale riverside re-development, as well as having a well established art scene, including the internationally renowned Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre and the recently opened Victoria & Albert Museum. There are excellent transport links both north and south to Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow, as well as easy access to the mountains and glens of the Highlands and the sandy white beaches along the stunning coastline in the east.

You must be registered with the General Medical Council and hold a Licence to Practice.

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