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Addictions Doctor

Posted 13 November by NHS Lanarkshire Featured Ended
The post of Addictions Doctor will provide an exciting opportunity for a GP in substance misuse. Terms, conditions and remuneration will be appropriate to the grade. (G.P. appointments can only be made if the candidate is recognised on the BMA General Practitioner register). There are 4 PA’s per week available and we would welcome applications from parties interested in all 4 PA’s or for a smaller commitment

Lanarkshire Alcohol and Drugs Service is a community based service providing treatment across Lanarkshire.

We are, ideally, looking for a GP with experience of working within addiction services who can demonstrate appropriate knowledge and experience and an ability to provide input to our well established substance misuse service. We will also be happy to consider and train a doctor with more limited addictions experience, but with enthusiasm and a willing to learn. You will provide support and treatment to those presenting with substance misuse problems within any locality in NHS Lanarkshire. You will be part of an enthusiastic multi-disciplinary team with a holistic approach to treatment, which comprise of Consultant Psychiatrists, Addictions Doctors, Specialist Psychologists, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Occupational Therapists and Social Workers.

Contributing to developing and delivering a comprehensive care service in drug misuse, you will provide skilled assessment, treatment and care to patients with drug dependency. The successful candidate need not currently have experience of working in a Drug Misuse Clinical Practice.

Reference: 33790532

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