Consultant Psychiatrist - Bristol Acute Inpatients, Oakwood Ward
- Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
- £88,364 - £119,133 per annum
- Closing date
- 22 Mar 2023
- Hospital, Psychiatry, General adult psychiatry
- Career Level
- Contract Type
- Full Time
Are you a Consultant Psychiatrist who is dedicated and passionate about improving mental health services? Are you looking for your next role as a dynamic clinical leader in Acute Inpatient Psychiatry?
We are looking for a Consultant Psychiatrist to provide consultant leadership to Oakwood Ward, based at Southmead Hospital, one of the main general NHS hospitals in Bristol.
Oakwood Ward is a dynamic acute inpatient unit with 23 beds. The ward embraces the challenges of Acute Psychiatry. It is a psychologically informed environment working in a truly multi-disciplinary model. The team are motivated to work on ways to improve the quality of the service, developing and carrying out quality improvement projects; strive to offer the best possible care and enabling patients and carers to pursue recovery.
The ward has RCPsych Accreditation and good CQC feedback.
You will be encouraged and supported to be involved in service leadership and management and to develop an area of special clinical interest in line with service needs.
We offer one of the most competitive and flexible benefits packages.
Bristol is a great place to live and work and has easy travel routes to Devon, Cornwall, South Wales, London and beyond via the M4 and M5, There are two principal railway stations in Bristol and an airport.
For further details / informal visits contact: Dr Phillip Charles, Medical Lead
About the Trust
Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire, and a wider catchment throughout the South West.
We employ over 5,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8 million people.
We’re passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we’re committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.
AWP operates under 3 divisions:
- West Division: Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire
- East Division: B&NES, Swindon and Wiltshire
- Specialised, Secure and CAMHS Division
AWP provides a wide range of services which include:
|Adult acute inpatient services||CARS – liaison and diversion|
|Adult recovery services||Pathfinder service|
|Complete intervention||Veterans’ mental health service|
|Early intervention in psychosis||Community drug and alcohol|
|Later life inpatient services||Criminal justice services|
|Primary care liaison services||Deaf mental health service|
|Learning disabilities services||ADHD services|
|Low secure services||CAMHS|
|Medium secure services||Anxiety services|
|Mother and baby unit||Memory services|
|Autism spectrum services||Street triage services|
|Personality disorders service||Health based place of safety|
|Traumatic stress service||Therapy services|
|Care home liaison services||Electro-convulsive therapy|
|Eating disorder services||IAPT services|
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