Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Dublin, Leinster
17 December 2018
11 January 2019
Position / level
Contract Type
Full Time

St. Joseph’s Child and Adolescent Inpatient Unit at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Fairview primarily serves the Dublin North East administrative area, having a total population of just over one million. This 12 bed unit also has a national remit and referrals from outside of the primary catchment area can be admitted at the discretion of the consultant. Referrals are accepted from community adult or child and adolescent mental health services of young people, currently 16 and 17 years of age, with moderate to severe and/or complex mental illness.

The Child and Adolescent Day Hospital caters for a younger age group and accepts referrals of young people, currently 12 to 17 years of age, from CHO 9 - Dublin North City and County (DNCC). There is also a school on the grounds of St Vincent’s Hospital which is exclusive to children attending the day hospital and inpatient programmes.


Ref: SVHF-VFCPCP01-12-18

This is an appointment to St. Vincent’s Hospital Fairview on a Type A basis under the Consultants’ Contract 2008 (as of 8th December 2014) – 39 hours per week - (Permanent, Wholetime).

Applicants must be registered as a specialist in the Specialist Division of the Register of Medical Practitioners, maintained by the Medical Council in Ireland, in the specialty of child and adolescent psychiatry.

Informal enquiries may be made to:
Ms. Caroline Grenham, Chief Executive
Tel: +353 (0)1 884 2436

The relevant information pack and job specification is available to applicants by sending an email to, or by calling the HR Department at St. Vincents Hospital, Fairview on +353 (0)1 884 2498 to request a copy of the information pack.

Written applications accompanied by six copies of Curriculum Vitae, together with the names and addresses of four referees (one of whom should refer to a recent appointment) should be forwarded to the Chief Executive Officer, St. Vincent’s Hospital Fairview, Convent Avenue, Richmond Road, Fairview, Dublin 3, Ireland, no later than Friday 11th January, 2019.

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St. Vincent’s Hospital, Fairview is an equal opportunity employer.

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