Consultant in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Employer
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Location
Pontypridd
Salary
£82,356 to £106,920 a year per annum
Closing date
14 Aug 2022

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Profession
Psychiatrist
Service
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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This is an exciting opportunity for a Full time Substantive Consultant post in the Generic CAMHS Team and the Young People Drug and Alcohol Service (YPDAS) 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 Clinical Service Group, 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.

Main duties of the job

. The duties include:
  • Management of patients in the Community as part of the Multidisciplinary Team and occasionally if admitted to the Paediatric Wards within the Directorate.
  • The Generic post will be based in the Rhondda/Lower Cynon area. The YPDAS team offers therapeutic input across all the Cwm Taf Morgannwg area.
  • 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.

Person Specification 1. Knowledge, personal skills and abilities Essential
  • Commitment to team approach and multidisciplinary working
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Interest in clinical audit and research
  • Evidence of teaching medical students and junior staff
2. Education / qualifications and training Essential
  • On specialist register for Child & Adolescent Psychiatry or equivalent clinical experience or eligible within 6 months
3. Leadership Essential
  • Development of quality improvement projects, pathways, audit


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110-MD796-0722
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