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Consultant in General Psychiatry

Keir Hardie Health Park, Merthyr Tydfil
£73,656 - £95,626 /Year

Job Description

Cwm Taf Cares

Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.

We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

The post of Consultant Psychiatrist provides specialist psychiatric expertise to the Merthyr Tydfil CMHT and the Primary Mental Health Support Service (PMHSS) established under the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010. The post holder will be expected to manage a caseload of complex and stable patients as care coordinator under Part 2 of the Measure.

The post holder will be managerially responsible to the Clinical Director, Mental Health, and professionally responsible to the Medical Director. The post holder will be required to work closely with senior medical colleagues in both District General Hospitals and in Mental Health as appropriate and to liaise with other senior clinicians within and beyond the UHB as and when necessary.
The post will be based at the Keir Hardie Health Park, Merthyr Tydfil; inpatient beds are at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant. The post holder will be expected to work at other Health Board premises and at other sites within the district as required.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Adarsh Shetty
Clinical Director
Mental Health Unit
Royal Glamorgan Hospital

Cwm Taf University Health Board (UHB) reserve the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

With effect from 1st January 2016 points 1,2,3 and 4 on AfC Pay Band 1 and Pay Band 2 will be adjusted to £16,132 to reflect the incorporation of the living wage’

All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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