Consultant Psychiatrist - interest in Forensic Mental Health
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
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We are looking for a consultant to join our forward thinking, motivated and enthusiastic Forensic Psychiatry Team and help us provide an acute service within the Forensic Service, inpatient services and community teams.
This service is undergoing positive change, which is actively shaping Newport services at present. Where there are strong links between the members of the multi-disciplinary/multi-agency team, GP's and voluntary agencies.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will take the lead in providing a service to adults of working age within the forensic service, alongside consultant and specialist psychiatrist colleagues, progressing their areas of clinical interest and service need. The forensic mental health service sector operates a traditional service model leading the community service within Gwent and leading the inpatient care for sector patients admitted to the rehabilitation units (Pillmawr and Ty Skirrid).
Pillmawr is a locked rehabilitation ward (based on the St Cadocs site in Caerleon). It consists of 13 male locked rehabilitation beds with the addition of two 3 bed houses for step down. Ty Skirrid is an 11-bedded male unit (based in Abergavenny), with a 3-bed step down house on site.
The post holder will conduct outpatient clinics with the community including CTP review/117 review meetings. They will also undertake ward round, which has a full multi-disciplinary team complement. As an integrated team member of the team, they will foster close working relationships with other members of the community team and with partner organisations. The post holder will be expected to contribute to the ongoing redesign of mental health services both locally and within the wider service. Special interest sessions are encouraged, and particular interests will be accommodated wherever possible and in line with the needs of the service.
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.
We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.
Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.
Please refer to attached job description
This position involves Regulated Activity with adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:
- Enhanced check with barred list information, including - an adults barred list check
Applicants must hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC.
Candidates for Consultant posts must also be on the GMC Specialist Register (including via CESR/European Community Rights) or will have a CCT/CESR(CP)date within 6 months of interview.
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