Specialty Doctor in SCAMHS Cardiff

St David's Hospital, Cardiff
£45,345 - £77,897 pa
20 Sep 2021
05 Oct 2021
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a full time (10 session) Specialty Doctor Post in CAMHS. Although this post is full-time, consideration will be given to applicants who require flexible working arrangements.

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Health Boards in the United Kingdom and is recognised as a teaching centre of excellence in a wide range of clinical services.

We are delighted to be able to offer an exciting opportunity to support the delivery of care within the dedicated Eating Disorders Team in Cardiff and Vale CAMHS. The is a newly developed team and post, that adds to the existing provision for eating disorders within Cardiff and Vale CAMHS, so the successful applicant will be joining the team at an exciting time in its development, and will be able to help influence change going forwards.

A keen interest to develop knowledge and skills in this field and a strong desire to help service users and families is vital.

Working alongside the team, you will provide specialist medical assessment and management, and psychiatric assessment and management to contribute to formulation and diagnosis, and the delivery of care.

As a psychiatrist, you will have experience and knowledge in carrying a service user caseload, including assessing service users with complex needs, and supporting families with care planning within Eating Disorder services.

Care co-ordination, consultation, supervision and supporting other members of the multi-disciplinary team will be key aspects of the role, as well as partnership working with health, education and social care. The post holder will be supported in this role by Consultant Child Psychiatrist and with appropriate areas of skill that require development and further training. Competencies and Interest in the Eating Disorder would be ideal.

A satisfactory disclosure check will be required of the successful applicant.

References will be required to cover a minimum of three years of previous employment and/or training

In view of Border Immigration Agency regulations, all applicants must state their current immigration status including expiry dates.

Application Forms will not be accepted after the final closing date.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Jane JonesJob titleConsultant Psychiatrist Email  jane.jones2f8fae@wales.nhs.uk Telephone 02921836730

Additional contact information

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Dr Jane Jones (Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist) or Dr. Rebecca Bowen (Clinical Psychologist and Lead for CAMHS Eating Disorders) to discuss the post in more detail (02921 836730)

BMJ Ref: BMJ-46526/001-MP074.21-A