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Consultant Psychiatrist - Inpatient Services, Swindon

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
Swindon, Wiltshire
£88,559 - £119,133 per annum
Closing date
29 Mar 2023

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Hospital, Psychiatry, General adult psychiatry
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We are seeking to appoint a General Adult Consultant Psychiatrist on Applewood ward, Sandal wood court, Swindon The post has been created by the retirement of a consultant colleague.

Applewood ward is a mixed gender acute psychiatric ward with eighteen beds. The ward provides assessment and treatment for patients who cannot be safely managed in the community by our Crisis Resolution & Home Treatment Teams. This includes a significant number of patients detained on Sections 2 and 3 of the Mental Health Act. The ward is one of four in-patient units in the eastern part of the trust. The post is supported by a full time staff grade, and a trainee psychiatrist.



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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