Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry
Applications are invited for the full-time post of Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry to work in partnership with another Consultant colleague and the Integrated Manager within the North West area of Cardiff currently based at the Gabalfa Clinic.
The appointee will act as Responsible Clinician to clients cared for by the neighbourhood services who are in-patients or in the community under the Mental Health Act 1983. There is additional support from a Consultant colleague in the Crisis Service who manages the early part of acute admissions.
The Adult Mental Health Directorate is responsible for providing a comprehensive range of mental health services to Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan (population of 417,000 served). The Directorate focuses its services on individuals aged between 18 and 65 years of age with severe and / or enduring mental health problems. Services are organised within the context of eight discrete neighbourhoods within Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. Each neighbourhood is served by its own CMHT. In-patient facilities are located at University Hospital Llandough.
The post offers excellent opportunities to develop an area of special interest in Adult ADHD and prison psychiatry and work with an exceptional neuro-developmental disorder service to enable research in this area. Additional support and training will be negotiated depending on the appointee’s experience and interest as well as service need.
Applicants should either be on the Specialist Register or be a Specialist Registrar within six months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT / CESR(CP) at the time of interview.
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Closing Date: Sunday, 23 rd July 2017