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Clinical Fellow/Senior Clinical Fellow/Speciality Doctor in Psychiatry

Hywel Dda University Health Board
Pembroke Dock
Depending on experience £35,408 - £46,844 / £35,408 - £55,674 / £50,620 - £79,144pa
Closing date
11 Oct 2022

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Hospital, Psychiatry
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Clinical Fellow/Senior CF/Speciality Drs Posts in General Adult Psychiatry in Community Mental Health

Hours: 37.5 hours per week / 10 sessions

You will join colleagues in a very dynamic and forward Mental Health Service providing the Substantive Consultant in General Psychiatry supporting the Adult Mental Health Community Service with responsibility for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of mental illness within a Multi-disciplinary team.

As a senior employee of the health board the post holder will work in close co-operation with, and support other clinical, medical professional and managerial colleagues in providing high quality healthcare to the health board's patients. The post holder will have opportunities to consider and further develop areas of special interest in line with the HB and Welsh Government Mental Health priorities and strategy.

The Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Directorate is committed the continued development of a medical workforce which delivers integrated evidence based services and actively engages in continued service improvement to drive and deliver safe and high standard services.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for Doctors to join General Psychiatry within our Community Team in Pembrokeshire. Our Mental Health Service has an excellent track record, and has won national prizes from the Royal College of Psychiatry award for its dedication to improve adult mental health services in mid and west Wales. We are working hard Transforming Mental Health Services within the Health Board and our core purpose is to work with people and lead communities in improving their mental and physical health and wellbeing for a better life; through delivering excellent and responsive prevention, diagnosis, early intervention, treatment and care.

You will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic service that will offer an excellent opportunity to further enhance your knowledge and experience in the assessment and treatment in acute mental health care, for example emergency treatment for patients with severe and enduring mental illness.

We are able to provide you with excellent teaching and training. Overseas applicants should demonstrate a breadth and depth of experience comparable to that obtainable in the UK.

The Postgraduate Department has a fully developed programme of guest lectures, lunchtime and afternoon meetings, including special interest groups and co-ordinated intra-practice activities and career counselling. We also run a highly successful peer mentoring programme, in which you are encouraged to take an active part.

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:
  • Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest
  • Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire; Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion; and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire
  • 48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres
  • Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services

Job description
Job responsibilities

For full details of the role requirements please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for this vacancy.

Person Specification
  • Full GMC Registration with Licence to Practice
  • -Valid Certified Advanced Life Support Skills
  • -ATLS
  • 4 years full-time postgraduate training (or part-time equivalent), at least 2 of which in a specialty training programme in a relevant specialty Or as fixed term specialty trainee in a relelvant specialty OR MBBS or recognised equivalent
  • MBBS
  • Section 12 Approved
Clinical Experience
  • -Commitment to team approach and multi-disciplinary working
  • -Broad based experience in Psychiatry
  • Able to apply knowledge
  • -Experience of the assessment of emergencies
  • -Experience of NHS
  • -Wider experience, research and training in providing sub specialty service
  • -Additional clinical qualification(s)
Clinical Governance
  • -Evidence of participation in clinical audit and understanding role of audit in improving medical practice
  • Knowledge of risk management
  • -Evidence of participation in clinical audit
  • Knowledge of risk management

BMJRef: BMJ-94519/100-MED-MHLD-159


About Us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is one of seven acute Health Boards in Wales serving a population of 384,000 and right now we are building our Future, setting the Pace for Care. It is an integrated health body, ensuring the delivery of high quality primary, community, mental health and secondary care services, and it is responsible for the health and wellbeing of people across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire.

You will enjoy excellent conditions of employment, whilst building your future in one of the best locations in the UK. West Wales is beautiful, sharing rugged coastlines with misty mountains. Outdoor sports are easy to pursue, whilst the amenities of urban centres such as Swansea and Cardiff are not too far away. The pace of life can be fast or slow, with a diverse range of people sharing an envious work-life balance across the region, with excellent quality schools, and reasonable property prices contribute to low living costs and high quality of life. 

Career Development

Hywel Dda is committed to developing the leadership capability of medics and we pride ourselves on the suite of medical and multi-disciplinary leadership programmes we have created that promote, support and encourage continuous development and improvement.

Hywel Dda is an organisation that aims to deliver a healthcare system of the highest quality, with excellent outcomes for our patients and our population. We value our staff and the work that they do and want all staff, at all levels, in all roles, to feel competent and empowered to make the changes that they know will improve patient’s experience and outcomes of care.

To achieve this aim, Hywel Dda needs a community of doctors from across the organisation that can lead the development and delivery of excellent clinical services.

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