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Locum Consultant in Acute Care Psychiatry (Bangor)

Main area
Psychiatry
Contract
Fixed Term
Hours
10 Sessions
Job ref
050-MHLD-05W-07-18-A
Site
Hergest Psychiatric Unit, Bangor
Town
Bangor
Salary
£85,488 pa
Closing
06/06/2019 23:59

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies and on-site crèche facilities. Visit our web site today: https://www.trainworklivenorthwales.co.uk/

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

There has never been a better time to join our growing team within our Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Division.

 

BCUHB is the largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health and acute hospital services for a population of around 676,000 people across the six counties of North Wales (Anglesey, Gwynedd, Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham). The aim of BCUHB is to provide the highest quality care for the population of North Wales. We aim to achieve this through three key values: Dignity, placing a high value on respecting the patient as an individual; Valuing Staff, as individuals and developing their skills appropriately; Efficiency, pursuing efficiency and effectiveness in delivering services.

 

With a new leadership team in place we’re investing in our services to transform the way they are delivered. We are continuously developing and expanding the range of support, care and treatment we offer to people across North Wales. This includes establishing new exciting roles in our community and inpatient teams and a clear pathway for staff to continue to learn and progress throughout their career.

 

As part of our growth strategy, Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board are currently looking to appoint a Locum Consultant in Acute Care Psychiatry based in the Hergest Psychiatric Unit, Bangor.

 

The Acute Care Service is currently being developed and includes Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), one male and one female inpatient unit and Home Treatment Teams (HTT) for Gwynedd and Anglesey. Acute services are currently clinically led by one Responsible Clinician for each of the two acute inpatient units plus one Responsible Clinician covering PICU and HTT. This post will cover the Hergest Male Inpatient Unit, providing a substantive consultant led acute care services for the 2 counties.

 

North Wales is the perfect place to Train, work and live. With stunning surroundings, affordable housing, great schools and a true sense of community wherever you go, North Wales is the perfect place to settle down on your own or with a family.

 

You are required to be on the Specialist Register, have CCT or recognised equivalent.

 

BCULHB is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. This post is subject to a satisfactory Criminal Records Bureau check being made.

 

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details / informal visits contact:

 

Dr Jay Studer, Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director for West Area: jay.studer@wales.nhs.uk, 01248 384145.

 

 

If you have problems applying, contact

Betsi Cadwaladwr University Health Board
Workforce andd OD Department
Heddfan Mental Health Unit
Croesnewydd Road
Wrexham
LL13 7TD
Telephone
01978 725214