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Consultant Psychiatrist - Older Persons Mental Health

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£111,732 a year per annum
Closing date
28 Mar 2023

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Old Age
Contract Type
Full Time
This post will be appointed to at the top of the Consultant Payscale

This is a Consultant post based in Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board for Older Persons Mental Health Services and you will be joining Colleagues in a very dynamic and forward looking Directorate, with supportive colleagues and a culture where development and progression is embedded. The Postholder will be managerially responsible to Dr Najeeb Khalid, Clinical Group Service Director. The Postholder will be required to liaise with Clinicians as and when necessary. Further the Postholder will be expected work at other UHB Sites if required.

Main duties of the job

  • Management of Rhondda patients on the Older Adult Mental Health Wards within the Directorate - this may be at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital (48 beds in total), at YCC (14 beds) and ward visits as appropriate. In addition, the post holder will have specific responsibilities at Ysbyty George Thomas (YGT) where the new Health & Wellbeing Centre is based.
  • Implementation of the Mental Health Act and associated duties.
  • Liaison and collaboration with colleagues from the Directorate and beyond - including other organisations, Local Authorities and the third sector.
  • Supervision of team members as appropriate, taking a full part in referral handling and team meetings.
  • Taking on much of the clinical leadership of the team, working closely with other senior professionals including Nurses.
  • The management of complex cases, providing leadership and specialist advice to colleagues across the team.
  • Triaging new referrals and sign posting to most appropriate person to undertake initial assessment.
  • Assessment, diagnosis and formulation of management plans for patients

English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply

Interview date: 26th April 2023

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 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.
  • oRelevant clinical qualification
Experience Essential
  • oComprehensive training and experience in psychiatry.
  • oHigher training experience in psychiatry
  • oExperience of acting as Responsible Clinician
Skills Essential
  • oCompetence in current assessment and treatment
  • oCompetence in risk assessment and management
  • oCompetence in current assessment and treatment
  • oComputing skills.
Teaching Essential
  • oEvidence of having delivered postgraduate teaching
  • oEvidence of having delivered multi-disciplinary teaching
  • oExperience of teaching medical students
Audit and Research Essential
  • oUnderstanding of clinical risk management and clinical governance.
  • oProven capability to initiate and undertake original work.
  • oEvidence of having undertaken audit relevant to speciality
  • oEvidence of service wide audit with significant and lasting impact on practice
  • oEvidence of service wide audit with significant and lasting impact on practice

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