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LAS ST4+ in Acute Psychiatry

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Depending on experience £1,578.00 per week, paid monthly
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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Doctor - other
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Do you share our health board values; Caring for each other; working together; always improving? If so we would love for you to come and work for Swansea Bay UHB.

We are looking to recruit a LAS ST4+ in the department of Acute Psychiatry Doctor based at Cefn Coed Hospital, Swansea. This is a fixed term post from 1st February 2023 to 1st August 2023. The successful candidates will participate on the 2nd on non resident on call rota.

Swansea Bay University Health Board provides a broad range of community and inpatient services. The Health Board is one of the largest in Wales and the UK. The Mental Health Directorate is responsible for providing Adult Mental Health Services, Older People Mental Health Services, Substance Misuse Services, Forensic Psychiatry and Rehabilitation & Recovery Services.

Main duties of the job

Based in the Acute Psychiatry wards in Cefn Coed, the successful candidate will be working together with the wider clinical team of Consultants, SAS & Junior Doctors and other Allied Health Professionals to provide high quality, safe and effective clinical care. Working as part of the multi-disciplinary team, undertaking physical assessment and history taking of patients and provide immediate care and initiate treatment as per clinical pathways/protocols and Patient Group Directions.

Although this postis not recognised for training, participation in educational programmes, audit and research will be encouraged and supported. There is an active Multi Professional Education Centre and Medical Staff are encouraged to use its facilities. There are also comprehensive Medical Libraries at all sites managed by Chartered Librarians.

Our Medical and Dental Education Centres provide postgraduate, undergraduate, general entry medicine and physician associate teaching for medical staff and students, as well as providing facilities for all areas of multi-disciplinary education including Nursing & Corporate training. Each Centre is managed by a dedicated team. Working collaboratively, the Medical & Dental Education Teams ensure a high standard of Medical & Dental Education is provided across Swansea Bay University Health Board.

About us

Swansea Bay University Health Board has responsibility for the health of around 390,000 people in the Neath Port Talbot and Swansea areas, with a budget of around £1 billion and employing 12,500 people. We are a University Health Board working in partnership with Swansea University, Swansea School of Medicine, the School of Health Science and the Institute of Life Science. The HB has three major hospitals providing a range of services: Morriston and Singleton hospitals in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot hospital in Baglan, Port Talbot.

Mental Health and learning Disabilities services are provided both in hospital settings (Cefn Coed Hospital, SwanseaCaswell clinic and Taith Newydd at Glanrhyd Bridgend) and other community settings.

We also have community hospital and primary care resource centres providing clinical services outside the main hospitals.

Swansea is Wales' second-largest city, and sits on the five-mile sweep of Swansea Bay. An ideal base for exploring South-West Wales, there is also much on offer for visitors in Swansea itself. Swansea has a range of shops, cozy cafes, great restaurants, art galleries as well as being able to offer good outdoor lifestyle with its beautiful coastline and beaches on the Gower Peninsula. Swansea also has excellent sporting facilities including the Wales National pool and liberty stadium home to the Ospreys and Swansea City football club.

Job description Job responsibilities

Applicants must: Be eligible for full registration with, and hold a current licence to practise from, the GMC at intended start date

For more details in relation to this post, please click on the supporting documents section to find the full person specification.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification
  • MRCPsych examination;
Eligibility Essential
  • Be eligible for full registration with, and hold a current licence to practiseii from, the GMC at intended start dateiii
  • Have evidence of achievement of foundation competences from a UKFPO-affiliated foundation programme or equivalent, in line with GMC standards / Good Medical Practice
  • Evidence of achievement of CT/ST1 and CT/ST2 competences in psychiatry at time of application
  • Evidence of achievement of CT/ST3 competences in psychiatry by time of application or confirmation that these will be achieved by time of appointmen
  • Acceptable evidence includes ARCP or equivalent certificates

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