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This post will allow the Service to increase to 3.4 Consultants in Mental Health Intellectual Disabilities to allow for the phased development of 4 Adult MHID Teams, each led by a consultant psychiatrist of learning disability (Adult) to deliver a Mental Health service to  individuals with moderate or more severe intellectual disability. The multidisciplinary team will allow provision of MHID Service on a sectorized model of care. You will provide an MHID Service to a region with a Total Population of 118,000.

You will be responsible for the care and treatment of patients in your clinical charge, with the service to be as community orientated as possible. You will provide a service with the multidisciplinary team for patients referred for specialist treatment encompassing comprehensive programmes of care, including family support and advice where necessary.


WHAT IS ON OFFER?   A package totalling up to €292,000 per annum.

  • Basic pay of €209,915 - €252,150 on a six-point scale
  • Up to €20,000 oncall
  • 37-hour week with an 8am to 10pm Monday to Friday and 8am to 6pm Saturday
  • Additional remuneration for on-call duties and overtime as applicable
  • Highly flexible contract that enables consultants opt for a variety of different work patterns
  • Up to €12,000 CME and €8,000 research grant
  • 12-24 month contract
  • Relocation costs up to €3000
  • Maximum tax rate of 40% in Ireland

You will also have the freedom to engage in off-site private practice, in the same way as allowed in the NHS.

  • Specialist Registration with Irish Medical Council or eligibility for Specialist Registration.
  • UK and EEA candidates with Specialist Registration can apply



Cork is the second largest city in the Republic of Ireland located in the Southern Region and is known as the food capital of Ireland. Cork City is smaller, more affordable, and more laid back than Dublin, but still has a vibrant nightlife, fantastic restaurants and pubs, and a thriving music and culture scene. Ireland is ranked 5th of the countries with the highest education in the world and has a number of private schools and Universities, it also has an airport with destinations across Europe and the UK.

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Stuart today.

stuart@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1096

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