Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board are recruiting a Consultant Psychiatrist in Older Persons Care Home In-Reach and Liaison Psychiatry.
This is an established post where the post holder will join the existing two Consultants and an innovative, well established, well organised and comprehensive mental health service for older adults covering Bridgend County Borough.
English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Interview date: 29th November 2022
Main duties of the job
This Consultant post will be responsible for leading the Old Age Psychiatry Liaison team inputting into the Princess of Wales Hospital, including Maesteg Community Hospital and the delivery of mental health services for older adults in residential and nursing care facilities in the Bridgend County Borough area.
The Consultant will be responsible for provision of care to the shared care beds on ward 15 at the Princess of Wales Hospital jointly with a Consultant in Geriatric Medicine, and secondary care and treatment plans implemented and managed by care homes and acute hospital site. In addition, the consultant will retain responsibility for Liaison admissions to a mental health ward, Ward 15, following transfer from care home or non-mental health ward.
The role will include the provision of clinical expertise and leadership to the multidisciplinary team. They will be expected to contribute to educational provision to trainee medical staff as well as undergraduate medical students.
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.
We live by our core values:
- We listen, learn and improve
- We treat everyone with respect
- We all work together as one team
We are a proud local employer; around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.
You will be able to find a full Job Description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents
- Full GMC Registration
- MRCPsych or equivalent
- On Specialist Register for Old Age Psychiatry or be within six months of the anticipated CCT/CESR date
- S.12(2) approval or be in a position to achieve that
- Approved Clinician approval or be in the position to achieve that
- Relevant equivalent clinical qualification
- Welsh Approved Clinician approval
- Higher training experience in general adult psychiatry
- Experience of acting as Responsible Clinician