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Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Employer
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Location
Merthyr Tydfil
Salary
£91,722 to £119,079 per annum
Closing date
23 May 2024

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This is an exciting opportunity for a Full time Substantive Consultant post based in Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. You will be joining Colleagues in a well-established and innovative Directorate, with supportive colleagues and a culture where development and progression is embedded. The Postholder will be managerially responsible to Dr Antonio Munoz-Solomando, Clinical Lead. The Postholder will be required to liaise with Clinicians and partner agencies including Paediatrics, Education and Children Services as and when necessary. Further the Postholder will be expected work at other UHB Sites if required.

English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply

Interview date: 2nd July 2024

Main duties of the job

  • Management of Merthyr patients in the Community as part of the Multidisciplinary Team and occasionally if admitted to the Paediatric Wards within the Directorate.
  • Implementation of the Mental Health Act and associated duties.
  • Liaison and collaboration with colleagues within the team, the Directorate and beyond - including other organisations, Local Authorities and the third sector.
  • Supervision of team members as appropriate, especially the Band 7 team lead and contributing to team meetings.
  • Taking leadership areas of development within the team and the service in coordination with senior professionals and locality managers.
  • The management of complex cases, providing leadership and specialist advice to colleagues across the team.
  • Providing guidance and advise on new referrals and sign posting to most appropriate person to undertake initial assessment.
  • Becoming a Care Coordinator for Part 2 cases when appropriate.
  • Assessment, diagnosis and formulation of management plans for patients

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Eligibility

Essential

  • GMC registration
  • On specialist register for Child & Adolescent Psychiatry or equivalent relevant experience in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry or eligible within 6 months of CCT-E
  • Clinical experience in Paediatric Liaison Psychiatry and Eating Disorders


Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Commitment to team approach and multidisciplinary working
  • Interest in clinical audit/research
  • Experience of teaching undergraduates/post graduates


Desirable

  • Evidence of participation in clinical audit and understanding role of audit


Skills and abilities

Essential

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Commitment to understanding of the management process
  • Understanding of clinical risk management and clinical governance


Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Address

Keir Hardie Health Park

Aberdare Road

Merthyr Tydfil

CF48 1BZ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

110-MD997-0723-G

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