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Consultant Psychiatrist

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£86,063 to £111,732 a year per annum
Closing date
3 Oct 2022

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Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has risen to join the fantastic Adult Mental Health Team for the Rhondda Locality of Cwm TafMorgannwg University Health Board. This would involve working with the team base at Pentre Municipal BuildingsThe localities of Taff-Ely, Merthyr, Cynon and Bridgend all have Substantive Consultants in place with well-establishedteams. Several of the current Consultants were appointed in the last 5 years and there is a very supportive peer-group.The services are committed to providing excellent patient care in an environment which also supports the developmentand wellbeing of all team members and support staff. Education and training is prioritised, including inter professionaleducation and team reflection. Quality improvement work, research and teaching are encouraged and supported.Their resilience, superb team work and close working nature with other colleagues makes the Cwm Taf Morgannwg AdultMental Health Teams team stand out- Teams that anyone would be proud to work with!

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be required to liaise with other senior clinicians as and when necessary.The post holder will be expected to? Provide clinical expertise and leadership to a defined multidisciplinary community mental health team.? Provide specialist assessment and clinical management of patients aged 18 and over with mental health problems referred from within the locality.? Manage a small caseload of stable and complex patients as Care Coordinator as defined by the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010 and toundertake the appropriate clinical and statutory responsibilities of this role.? Provide medical liaison and advice to the Primary Mental Health Support Service and local GPs on a sessional basis.? Provide supervision for the speciality doctor and core trainee, and to a Specialist Registrar if the post holder is approved as trainer and an SpR isallocated to the team.? Liaise effectively with members of the team, other services within the Health Board, general practitioners and other agencies.

English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply

Interview date: 29th November 2022

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is one of the largest Health Boards in Wales and was formed in 2019. It is situated near of thevibrant cities of Cardiff, Swansea and Bristol and is enriched with magnificent scenery including beautiful beaches and the stunning BreconBeacons national park. Welsh history, culture, music and of course rugby lie at the heart of the Health Board.Our communities and population are friendly and we pride ourselves on being a population-centred and clinician-led organisation. We takeour staff wellbeing seriously and have dedicated wellbeing rooms and mindfulness sessions. All our staff are issued with a staff discount cardproviding multiple savings in shops and restaurants. You don't have to speak Welsh to work in our organisation but we will give you theopportunity to learn.We take staff development seriously and encourage everyone to flourish and progress during their time with us.For those of you with a young family childcare is available on all three acute hospital sites. There are excellent schools and affordablehousing both within and just outside the Health Board.

Job description Job responsibilities

Contribute to the management of the service by attendance at appropriate committees and meetings, by involvement in audit and by taking onspecific management roles which may, from time to time, be agreed. Play an active role in the education and training of medical, nursing and other staff. Maintain their professional knowledge base and competency by involvement in continuing professional development (CPD) and to take part in theWales Revalidation Process which includes annual appraisals for the purposes of revalidation. Take part in the consultant on-call rota within the Mental Health Directorate. Undertake responsibilities under the Mental Health Act as a s.12 approved doctor and as an Approved Clinician. Undertake responsibilities under the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010.The post holder will be responsible for organising their professional day and for ensuring that they can be contacted at all times during working hours.

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Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • oFull GMC Registration
  • oM.R.C.Psych. or equivalent
  • oS.12(2) approval
  • oApproved Clinician approval.
  • oAdditional relevant postgraduate qualification.
  • oWelsh Approved Clinician approval.
Experience Essential
  • oComprehensive training and experience in psychiatry.
  • oHigher training experience in psychiatry
  • oExperience of acting as Responsible Clinician
Teaching Essential
  • oEvidence of having delivered postgraduate teaching
  • oEvidence of having delivered multi-disciplinary teaching.
  • oExperience of teaching medical students
Audit Essential
  • oUnderstanding of clinical risk management and clinical governance.
  • Proven capability to initiate and undertake original work

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