Specialty Doctor in Forensic Psychiatry
- 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.
An opportunity has arisen for a full-time Specialty Doctor to join the medium secure service at Fromeside, Blackberry Hill Hospital, Bristol. The post holder will join a complement of 4.5 Specialty Doctors who work across Secure Services.
Fromeside 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. You will be experienced in the assessment and treatment of psychiatric problems in adults and be practiced in dealing with crisis situations.
You should demonstrate outstanding communication skills and be flexible under pressure. The ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team is essential.
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Closing date: 20 August 2017
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