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Conwy CMHT General Adult Psychiatrist

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Psychiatry
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 10 sessions per week (Additional session for 1 in 13 on call.)
Job ref
050-PSYCHCONSC-02-22-A
Site
Conwy CMHT
Town
Colwyn Bay
Salary
£82,356 - £106,920 .
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
18/10/2022 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.

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

Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

 

 

Job overview

Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult Mental Health- Conwy Mental Health Team

CMHT Conwy, Colwyn Bay

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

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 full-time (10 Sessions) Consultant in Older Persons Mental Health, based in Conwy.

This is a replacement post to provide medical input into the older person’s mental health team covering Conwy in the central area of North Wales. The central area covers the two counties of Conwy and Denbighshire

As part of the Health Board’s strategic collaboration with Bangor University, individuals with an interest in teaching and research who can demonstrate and agree a possible contribution to the School can be considered and nominated for recognition through the University’s process for granting honorary titles and help to deliver our shared vision for the North Wales School of Medicine and Health.

Main duties of the job

Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult Mental Health- Conwy Mental Health Team

CMHT Conwy, Colwyn Bay

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

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 full-time (10 Sessions) Consultant in Older Persons Mental Health, based in Conwy.

This is a replacement post to provide medical input into the older person’s mental health team covering Conwy in the central area of North Wales. The central area covers the two counties of Conwy and Denbighshire

Working for our organisation

BCULHB is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We actively promote equality of opportunity, flexible working and support for staff. Applications are encouraged from those wishing to work less than full time.

BCUHB is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. This post is subject to a satisfactory CRB check. This post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure Barring Service check being made.

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

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

A full Job Description outlining all main responsibilities and Person Specification can be found in additional documents.

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification.
Desirable criteria
  • Qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research or management.
  • MRCPsych or MRCPsych equivalent approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
  • Welsh AC Approval.

Eligibility

Essential criteria
  • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practise at the time of appointment.
  • Included on GMC Specialist Register or within 6 months of completing CCT.
  • Approved Clinician status or able to achieve within 3 months of appointment.
  • Approved under S12 or able to achieve within 3 months of appointment.
Desirable criteria
  • In good standing with GMC with respect to warning and conditions on practice.

Clinical Skills

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of training in the core and specialist competencies for community psychiatry.
Desirable criteria
  • Experience in leading a multi-disciplinary team.

Teaching and Training

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of having delivered postgraduate teaching.
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of teaching medical students.

Research/Audit

Essential criteria
  • Proven capability to initiate and undertake original work.
  • Evidence of having undertaken a relevant audit project.
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of research in relevant area.

Motivation

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of commitment and enthusiasm to provide specialist OPMH services.

Personal Qualities

Essential criteria
  • Demonstrate leadership skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to work under pressure.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills, written, oral and interpersonal.
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of ability to develop and utilise links with service users.
  • Evidence of ability to build working relationship with colleagues.

Transport

Essential criteria
  • Holds and will use valid UK driving licence or provides evidence of proposed alternative.
Desirable criteria
  • Yn meddu ar drwydded yrru DU dilys neu ddarparu tystiolaeth o opsiwn amgen arfaethedig.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Dr Anita Pierce
Job title
Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director
Email address
anita.pierce@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01745 813138

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Block 14
Glan Clwyd Hospital
Bodelwyddan
LL18 5UJ