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Specialty Doctor in Older Persons Mental Health Services South Team

Employer
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Location
Bridgend
Salary
£52,542 to £82,418 per annum
Closing date
14 Oct 2023

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Profession
Specialist doctor, Psychiatry
Grade
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

This is a permanent post, however a fixed term appointment would be considered.

The Health Board is seeking a Specialty Doctor Psychiatrist to join the South Team - covering the care of Older Adults under the direction of the two sector Consultants. This post holder will join the existing Old Age Psychiatry team for older adults covering Bridgend County Borough. The total catchment population of the Bridgend County Borough area is approx 30,000 adults over the age of 65 years. This specialty doctor post is part of the established Old Age Psychiatry team providing psychiatric care to community and hospital inpatients. The post holder responsibilities includes provision of clinical input into mental health services for older adults in inpatient and community settings under the direction of Consultants.

The post holder will become an integral member of the Old Age Psychiatry team, providing medical input for older adults with mental health needs, across inpatient and community care settings. The community teams are based in 71 Quarella Road and inpatient provision is provided from Angelton Clinic on the Glanrhyd Hospital site. The hospital and Care Home In-reach Team is based in the Princess of Wales Hospital.

Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Main duties of the job

Day-to-day assessment, diagnosis, formulation of management plans, and review of patients. Management of patients with mental health needs in community and inpatient settings in the Bridgend Locality, under direction of the sector Consultants. Managing patients in outpatient clinics .

For more information please see attached job description.

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:

  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of the job description and main duties.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • M.B.B.S. or equivalent.
  • Full G.M.C registration.

Desirable

  • Relevant clinical qualification.
  • S.12(2) approval.
  • Welsh Approved Clinician approval.

Experience
Essential

  • Three years experience at CT level psychiatry.

Desirable

  • Experience of acting as s12(2) doctor or Responsible Clinician.

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Welcome

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board (CTMUHB) provides primary, community, hospital and mental health services to the 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf. Providing great health care to our community is our number one priority.

CTMUHB is one of the largest Health Boards in Wales, with three district general hospital sites, and was formed in 2019. We are ideally situated between Wales’ capital city Cardiff to the south, the coastal town of Porthcawl to the west, and the stunning scenery in the Brecon Beacons National Park to the north where you can explore the breath-taking beauty of the mountains, waterfalls and woodlands. We operate within a vibrant community, rich with history and heritage. You can also explore other parts of Wales. Our central location makes us the perfect starting point and we’re within easy reach of vibrant cities including Swansea and Bristol, as well as Cardiff.

If you come to work in Cwm Taf Morgannwg you will be guaranteed a warm Welsh welcome, opportunities for professional development and a clinical environment that innovates to improve. With almost 12,000 staff our workforce is the lifeblood not only of the University Health Board, but also many of the communities that we serve. We take our staff wellbeing seriously and have dedicated wellbeing rooms and mindfulness sessions. Our Health Board is committed to building a culture it feels proud of, with recognisable values at its core that can be felt and understood by every person who comes into contact with them.

You don’t have to speak Welsh to work in our organisation but we will give you the opportunity to learn. We take staff development seriously and encourage everyone to flourish and progress during their time with us.

For those of you with a young family childcare is available on all three acute hospital sites. There are excellent schools and affordable housing both within and just outside the Health Board.

Whether its paddle boarding, caving, outdoor swimming or singing in a male voice choir- Cwm Taf Morgannwg will provide a fantastic work-life balance for everyone.

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