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Conwy CMHT Specialty Doctor

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£50,620 to £79,144 a year NA
Closing date
16 Jun 2023

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Hospital, Psychiatry
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

As part of our growth strategy, Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board are currently looking to appoint a full-time (10 sessions) Specialty Doctor in Liaison Psychiatry, based in the Heddfan Unit, Wrexham, North Wales.

Liaison Services in North Wales have recently gone through a major expansion phase. The liaison team has become multidisciplinary, offering both assessment and brief interventions and is moving from a 'core 24' to an 'enhanced' service. This post will cover adults over the age of 18.
Main duties of the job

For a list of full duties please see job description.

North Wales is the perfect place to Train, work and live. With stunning surroundings, affordable housing, great schools and a true sense of community wherever you go, North Wales is the perfect place to settle down on your own or with a family.

BCHUB is committed to improving the working lives of our employees. We actively promote equal opportunities, flexible working and staff support. Applications from those wishing to work less than full time will be encouraged.

BCULHB is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. This post is subject to a satisfactory Criminal Records Bureau check being made.
About us

There has never been a better time to join our growing team within our Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Division.

With a new leadership team in place we're investing in our services to transform the way they are delivered. We are continuously developing and expanding the range of support, care and treatment we offer to people across North Wales. This includes establishing new exciting roles in our community and inpatient teams and a clear pathway for staff to continue to learn and progress throughout their career.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please see additional information for a full job description and person specification along with all further documents.

Person Specification
  • 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
  • MRCPsych
  • Section 12(2) Approved
Personal Skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Good team working skills.
  • Ability to communicate in the medium of Welsh.
  • General medical skills.
  • 2 years' experience in Adult psychiatry.
  • Experience in liaison psychiatry for a minimum of 1 year
Management and Audit
  • Experience of Clinical Audit
  • Evidence of ability to contribute to service management
  • Evidence of participation in medical and multi-disciplinary teaching.
Professional Interests
  • Knowledge of the up-to-date literature
  • Evidence of the development of special interest
  • Membership of appropriate professional society/ies
Car Owner / Driver
  • Car owner with full driving license

Employer details
Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board



LL18 5UJ

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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.

Our vision

  • 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

Our values

  • Put Patients first
  • Work together
  • Value and respect each other
  • Learn and innovate
  • Communicate openly and honestly

Our purpose

  • 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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  • Locations:
    Ysbyty Gwynedd, Penrhosgarnedd, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2PW
    Telephone enquiries: 01248 384 384

    Glan Clwyd Hospital, Rhyl, Denbighshire, LL18 5UJ
    Telephone enquiries: 01745 583 910

    Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Croesnewydd Road, Wrexham, LL13 7TD
    Telephone enquiries: 01978 291 100
  • 01248 384 384
  • Website

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