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Consultant Adult Psychiatrist

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£87,354 to £113,408 gross per annum
Closing date
22 Jun 2023

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

Job Details

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) is looking to appoint two Consultant Adult Psychiatrists to cover Anglesey, North Wales.

These are replacement posts in the North and South Anglesey areas.

You will be based with the CMHT and work with the integrated/single line team manager to ensure clinical leadership of the multi-disciplinary team.

You are required to be on the Specialist Register, have CCT or recognised equivalent, or be within 6 months of obtaining it at the time of interview.


Main duties of the job


You will work collaboratively with the Acute Care Services (inpatient) and Home Treatment Team (HTT)).

You will be responsible for the longer term planning and provision of section 117 aftercare arrangements and the provision of suitable reports for Mental Health Act appeals.

You will provide consultation and supervision for Primary Mental Health Services in either the North or South Anglesey catchment areas.

You will be expected to comply with the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010. This is a Welsh statutory law and aims to give patients the right to a high standard of care.

Consultants are expected to take part in Clinical Governance activities and participate in the Health Board's appraisal process as well as provide Specialist Training for trainees on the North Wales rotation of the Welsh Deanery Training Program for Psychiatry.

There is a 1:13 on call rota for consultants (Tier 3), which attracts 1 Additional Session and Intensity Band 1 payment and covers the West area.


About us


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.

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

Job responsibilities


Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification in the Supporting Documents section for further details about the post.


Person Specification



  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification.


  • Qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research or management.
  • MRCPsych or MRCPsych equivalent approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
  • Welsh AC Approval.



  • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practise at the time of appointment.
  • Included on GMC Specialist Register or within 6 months of completing CCT.
  • Approved Clinician status or able to achieve within 3 months of appointment.
  • Approved under S12 or able to achieve within 3 months of appointment.


  • In good standing with GMC with respect to warning and conditions on practice.

Teaching & Training


  • Evidence of having delivered postgraduate teaching.


  • Experience of teaching medical students.

Clinical Skills


  • Evidence of training in the core and specialist competencies for community psychiatry.


  • Experience in leading a multi-disciplinary team.

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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
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