Locum Consultant in Forensic Psychiatry

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
13 Jul 2017
30 Jul 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

We are an exciting and innovative NHS organisation with performance and service improvement high on our agenda.

As a large Mental Health Trust we provide health and social care services to residents of Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset, South Gloucestershire, North Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire.

Secure Services, Fromeside, Blackberry Hill Hospital, Bristol

10 PAs per week

An opportunity has arisen for a Consultant Psychiatrist to join the medium secure service at Fromeside for a period of initially six months to cover maternity leave. The post holder will join a complement of nine other Consultant Psychiatrists who work across the Secure Services Local Delivery Unit.

Fromeside Medium Secure Unit is an 80-bedded facility for 68 men and 12 women detained under the Mental Health Act 1983, operating in conditions of medium security on eight clinically distinct wards.

It provides a forensic medium secure service for patients from the West of England including Bristol, Bath, Somerset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire.

You should demonstrate outstanding leadership, be flexible and able to work under pressure. The ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team is essential.

For further information please contact Dr Claire Taylor, Medical Lead, on 0117 378 4321/4300.

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Closing date: 30 July 2017

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