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Consultant in Adult Psychiatry - Eating Disorder Team

Employer
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Location
Gorseinon, Swansea
Salary
£93,388 to £111,732 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
1 Feb 2023

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Profession
Psychiatrist
Service
Adult
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Join the team at Ty Einon Centre as a Consultant Psychiatrist as we develop services within the Eating Disorder Service.

You will be joining a very experienced, multi-disciplinary team of nurses, psychotherapists, psychologists, dietitians, occupational therapists and medical staff. Although, you will be part of the Adult Eating Disorder Team, you will work closely with colleagues in Specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, Adult Primary and Adult Community Mental Health Teams to ensure that individuals experience a seamless and co-ordinated approach to their care.

Interested individuals will also be enthusiastic, motivated and committed to driving forwards the continued development of the Specialist Eating Disorder Service.

You will have overall clinical responsibility for the management of this client group overseeing the Care and Treatment Plans, delegating responsibility and working with the multidisciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

Accepting this role would see you join this experienced Mental Health community service to provide care for adults with eating disorders. You will focus on early intervention and equipping people with the appropriate skills for community living.

Our values encourage continuous improvement and as such you will have the opportunity for regular career development to ensure you're on the cutting edge and at the top of your game. Additionally, the service is supportive of staff developing portfolio careers and have excellent opportunities for the successful candidate to explore opportunities in medical management, quality improvement, quality and safety, research and teaching. The Health Board has strong academic links with Swansea University and Medical School and honorary appointments exist should you wish to explore this as part of your career development. The service strongly supports clinicians developing skills in other subspecialties and undertaking special interest sessions. There are a range of areas you can get involved in as we host a number of regional services including perinatal mental health services and regional medium secure services. You'll have access to excellent CPD with our own medical education centre based on the Cefn Coed Hospital site in Swansea as well as an education centre in Neath Port Talbot Hospital. There is also a vibrant academic programme, plus access to a large peer group of enthusiastic and high-calibre consultants.

About us

Our values encourage continuous improvement and as such you will have the opportunity for regular career development to ensure you're on the cutting edge and at the top of your game. Additionally, the service is supportive of staff developing portfolio careers and have excellent opportunities for the successful candidate to explore opportunities in medical management, quality improvement, quality and safety, research and teaching. The Health Board has strong academic links with Swansea University and Medical School and honorary appointments exist should you wish to explore this as part of your career development.

About your next employer:

You will be working for an established, forward thinking service. There is an opportunity for you to grow and move within Swansea Bay University Health Board.

There are also a range of other benefits including access to NHS retail discounts and special offers, NHS car leasing without a credit check and much more.

You could be eligible for up to £10,000 in Relocation costs. To know how much you could qualify for, please contact Julie.Thomas8@wales.nhs.uk

Job description Job responsibilities

To be successful in this role, you will:
  • Be medically qualified, MRC Psych or equivalent
  • Be innovative and imaginative with the ability to initiate service improvement
  • Have an excellent understanding of current developments in psychiatry and other aspects of mental health
  • Have substantial knowledge of change management, relevant legislation, contemporary issues in mental health, knowledge of and experience in purchaser/provider contractual issues


What you will get:
  • Competitive annual salary
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave (pro-rata)
  • Career development and training
  • Opportunities to develop your special interests
  • Relocation support

There are also a range of other benefits including access to NHS retail discounts and special offers, NHS car leasing without a credit check and much more

The consultant psychiatrist role is situated in Ty Einon, Gorseinon, which is short commute from Swansea, Cardiff, West Wales, Neath, Port Talbot, Bridgend and surrounding areas.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • On Specialist Register with GMC as a specialist in Adult Psychiatry or eligible for CCT within 6 months
Desirable
  • Further relevant degree/diploma
  • teaching qualification / higher qualification in medical education
Experience Essential
  • Evidence of working effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Teaching and training of post/undergraduate medical staff
  • Evidence of initiating, progressing and completing audit
Desirable
  • Working as part of the management team
  • Experience of research in mental health
  • Previous experience of working in the NHS / experience of NHS working practices and systems
  • Experience of the requirements of the role of Approved Clinician under the MHA 1983
Skills Essential
  • Leadership Skills
  • Teaching Skills
Desirable
  • Clinical skills including competence using the MHA 1983 and the MCA 2005
Personal Attributes Essential
  • Flexible and adaptable to competing demands
  • Driving Licence/ability to travel between sites
  • Ability to take a lead role in clinical development


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