Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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.
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Part time consultant (5 sessions) in Eating Disorder Outreach Service to cover South, Mid and West Wales. Start date: immediate.
We are seeking an enthusiastic Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist who has an interest and experience in Eating Disorders, to join a multi-disciplinary Eating Disorder Outreach Team. This is an exciting opportunity for a Consultant interested in service development.
The team was established in 2014, as a result of new investment from the Welsh Government, with a view to improve the experience of children and young people who have an Eating Disorder, and to increase the skills and knowledge of the wider CAMHS workforce who work with these patients.
There has been a recent modest expansion of the team with a view to working alongside colleagues in Adult Mental Health to improve the care of young people who are transitioning from CAMHS into Adult Mental Health Services.
The post holder will be required to provide clinical and professional leadership within the post, and to contribute to service improvements across Wales. The successful candidate will be encouraged to take an active part in teaching and audit as part of this role.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance, or arrange a visit to the Department, should contact:
Ms Tracy Gardiner, Clinical Director
Dr Gillian Davies, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
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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 April 2017 points 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 on AfC Pay Band 1 and Pay Band 2 will be adjusted to £16,523 to reflect the incorporation of the living wage £8.45 per hour.
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