Speciality Doctor in Older Peoples Mental Health (Area 4)

Ty Garngoch Hospital, Swansea
£45,345 - £77,897
09 Nov 2021
01 Dec 2021
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Do you share our health board values; Caring for each other; working together; always improving? If so we would love for you to come and work for SBU HB.

The Mental Health Directorate is responsible for providing Adult Mental Health Services, Older People Mental Health Services, Substance Misuse Services, Forensic Psychiatry and Rehabilitation & Recovery Services.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Specialty Doctor in Old Age Psychiatry based at Ty Garngoch Hospital, Swansea to join our team at Swansea Bay University Health Board.

Swansea Bay University Health Board Mental Health Services are currently engaging in an extensive programme of service modernisation and the OPMHS is re-shaping as part of this with an enhanced focus on community based services and reduced reliance on longer term hospital care.

The postholder will work within mental health providing services to older adults. The Delivery Unit provides a comprehensive range of services to meet complex needs of older adults with mental health problems in the Swansea Bay divisions of Swansea and Neath Port Talbot. Each division is sub-divided into geographical sectors. This post is based in Area 4 of the Swansea locality. Swansea also has a specialist Consultant-led DGH Psychiatric Liaison Service and Care Home Psychiatric In-Reach Team.

SBU University Local Health Board has responsibility for the health of over 270,000 people and is one of the largest providers of integrated healthcare in the UK. With a budget of over Ð'Ј1 billion and employing 17,000 people the Health Board provides acute, tertiary, intermediate, mental health, community and primary care services to people in Bridgend, Neath, Port Talbot, Swansea and beyond. We are a University Health Board working in partnership with Swansea University, Swansea School of Medicine, the School of Health Science and the Institute of Life Science.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameDr Jayalakshmi RamachandranJob titleConsultantEmail addressJayalakshmi.Ramachandran@wales.nhs.ukTelephone number01792 531202

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