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Fixed Term Service Appointment in Psychiatry (lower)

Job Description


The UHB is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.

Applications are invited for the following post in Psychiatry at the Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board Fixed Term Appointment for Service (lower), available immediately until 31st January 2017 in the first instance.

Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board is one of the largest in the UK, providing health services for over 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan and is recognised as a teaching centre of excellence in a wide range of clinical services.

We are a teaching health board with close links to Cardiff University. The University boasts a high profile teaching, research and development role within the UK and abroad. Together we are training the next generation of medical professionals.

Excellent staff benefits including onsite day nursery and holiday playscheme, onsite staff club including indoor heated swimming pool, fully equipped gym, and badminton and squash courts.

An exceptional quality of life can be achieved with affordable housing in the locality good schools and excellent sporting and cultural events at venues such as the Millennium stadium and the Millennium Centre and many others.

The attractive Welsh coastline and Brecon Beacons National Park are also a convenient day trip away.

References will be required to cover a minimum of three years of previous employment and/or training

In view of Border Immigration Agency regulations, all applicants must state their current immigration status including expiry dates.

A Disclosure Check will be required of the successful candidate

For further information about the post or to make arrangements to visit the department, applicants should contact:- Dr Sabari Muthukrishnan, Tel (029) 20 536862 or Maria Atkins, Tel (029) 21824950

Cardiff and Vale 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.

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.

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.

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These processes are in line with Fair and Lawful processing in line with the Data Protection Act (1998) principles especially those in relation to your personal or sensitive personal data (sensitive personal data is defined as any declared physical or mental health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, trade union membership, political opinion, religious beliefs). Other principles under Data Protection will be observed such as use of data for specific, defined purposes, and use of data that is relevant and not excessive whilst practicing data accuracy and security of all held personal identifiable information (PII).

If you are successfully appointed, by completing the application form you authorise the UHB to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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