Specialty Doctor in Older Persons Mental , Denbighshire
- Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
- £50,620 to £79,144 a year NA
- Closing date
- 4 Feb 2023
- Hospital, Psychiatry
- Career Level
- Specialty doctor
- Contract Type
- Full Time
There has never been a better time to join our growing team in our Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Division in North Wales.
With a new leadership team in place we are investing in our services to transform the way they are delivered. During this exciting period of transformation we would like to invite applicants for this post.
As part of our growth strategy, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board wishes to appoint a full-time Specialty Doctor (10 sessions) in Older Persons Psychiatry based in the Older persons Community Mental Health Team in Denbighshire, North Wales.
Main duties of the job
To provide specialist doctor input into older persons CMHT-OA and support the Consultant Psychiatrists in providing excellent psychiatric care.
The job offers career progression through Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR) and the appropriate candidate will be fully supported to achieve this. There are opportunities to participate in Continual Professional Development through regular postgraduate programme and active audit and research through an established Clinical Effectiveness Group.
North Wales is the perfect location to train, work and live. With a magnificent environment, affordable housing, great schools and a real sense of community wherever you go, North Wales is the perfect place to settle alone or with family.
BCUHB is committed to improving the working life of our employees. We actively promote equality of opportunity, flexible working and support for staff.
BCUHB is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. This post is subject to a satisfactory Criminal Records Bureau check.
You are invited to discuss this post further with Dr Anita Pierce, Clinical Director on 03000850041
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.
Job Description and Person Specification attached with additional documents: Occupational Health and BCUHB Policies.
As part of the Health Boards 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.
- Full Registration with the General Medical Council.
- Minimum of four years (full time or equivalent) in postgraduate training in the UK or equivalent EEA training. At least two years training must be in the relevant specialty or recognised equivalent training (this is defined as the successful completion of the Foundation programme, followed by either successful completion of ST1 and ST2 or CT1 and CT2 or as a FTSTA or its recognised equivalent).
- Postgraduate Qualifications
- MRCPsych or equivalent
- Section 12(2) Approved
- Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
- Good team working skills
- Ability to communicate in the medium of Welsh
- General medical skills
- Skills in mental health assessment of both functional and organic disorders
- Experience in using both psychological and pharmacological treatment options with adult and older adult patients
- Experience in Substance Misuse and psychological therapies
- General medicine and general practice
Management and Audit
- Experience of Clinical Audit
- Evidence of ability to contribute to service management
- Evidence of participation in medical and multi-disciplinary teaching
- Evidence of the development of special interest.
- Knowledge of the up to date literature.
- Membership of appropriate professional society/ies.
- Car owner with full driving licence.
- Satisfactory medical clearance from Occupational Health.
BMJ Ref: BMJ-109242/050-MHLDSDC-08-21-A-D
We provide a full range of primary, community, mental health and acute hospital services across 3 district hospitals, 22 community hospitals and a network of over 90 health centres, clinics, community health team bases and mental health units. BCUHB also coordinate the work of 113 GP practices and the NHS services provided by dentists, opticians and pharmacists across the region.
Our aim is to enable everyone who uses our services to do so through the medium of Welsh or English, according to personal choice and to encourage other users and providers to use and promote the Welsh language in the health sector.
- We will improve the health of the population, with particular focus upon the most vulnerable in our society
- We will do this by developing an integrated health service which provides excellent care delivered in partnership with the public and other statutory and third sector organisations
- We will develop our workforce so that it has the right skills and operates in a research-rich learning culture
- Put Patients first
- Work together
- Value and respect each other
- Learn and innovate
- Communicate openly and honestly
- To improve health and deliver excellent care
- Our strategic goals
- Improve health and wellbeing for all and reduce health inequalities
- Work in partnership to design and deliver more care closer to home
- Improve the safety and outcomes of care to match the NHS's best
- Respect individuals and maintain dignity and care
- Listen to and learn from the experiences of individuals
- Support, train and develop our staff to excel
- Use resources wisely, transforming services through innovation and research
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Telephone enquiries: 01248 384 384
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