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Specialty Doctor in Forensic Psychiatry

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£50,620 to £79,144 a year gross per annum
Closing date
20 Jun 2023

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Hospital, Psychiatry, Forensic psychiatry
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) is looking to appoint a Specialty Doctor in Forensic Psychiatry based at Ty Llewelyn Medium Secure Unit. Bryn Y Neuadd Hospital, Llanfairfechan, North Wales.

This is a new full time Specialty Doctor grade post (1WTE) to join 3 current full time Forensic Consultants.

You will provide specialist psychiatric assessment, treatment as well as basic medical support for those individuals in Ty Llewelyn Medium Secure Unit.
Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for providing psychiatric input for the inpatients resident at Ty Llewelyn Medium Secure Unit.

All referrals to the unit are managed by a single point of access and a weekly planning meeting.

You will undertake reports as required for the Ministry of Justice, Mental Health Act Review Tribunals, as well as CTP and ASR reports.

You will be based with Ty Llewelyn and work with the ward and service managers to ensure clinical leadership of the multi-disciplinary team and will assist with clinical supervision of the team. It is anticipated that the post holder will assist in training of team members in clinical matters.

The post holder will be expected to comply with the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010 and undertake responsibilities under the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010.

You will also be expected to undertake responsibilities if approved under the Mental Health Act (1983) as a section 12/2 approved doctor. Routine 136 assessments do not fall into the post holder's responsibilities.
About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description
Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full job description and personal specification attached within the supporting documents or please click 'apply now' to view in Trac.

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 Qualifications
  • MRCPsych or equivalent
  • Section 12(2) Approved
  • General medical skills
  • 2 years' experience in Adult /Forensic psychiatry.
  • Experience in older adult psychiatry for a minimum of 1 year.
Personal Skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Good team working skills
  • Ability to communicate in the medium of Welsh

Employer details
Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Bryn y Neuadd


LL33 0HH

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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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    Telephone enquiries: 01248 384 384

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