Consultant in Psychiatry for Adults with Learning Disabilities

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)
£75,881 - £98,515 per annum
29 Oct 2018
12 Nov 2018
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Help transform the lives of others and we'll help transform yours

For further information regarding the vacancy please contact the Appointing Manager, details can be found by clicking on the APPLY button.

If you are a Qualified Healthcare Professional looking at relocating or thinking of moving to Hywel Dda University Health Board as your next career choice and would like to find out more information, please contact Tina Coleman - Recruitment Campaign Specialist 01267 266292,

Hywel Dda 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.

Hywel Dda Health Board is one of seven acute Health Boards in Wales, and covers a quarter of the land mass of Wales.

This post comes during a period of Health Board-wide service reviews, including a comprehensive reconfiguration of services for Mental Health in West Wales. The potential for Health Board-wide developments and a closer liaison with primary care and social services is substantial and exciting. A major expansion in undergraduate medical student teaching is planned.

Hywel Dda University Health Board provides services to the 3 counties of Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire which together cover a quarter of Wales. It is predominantly rural in nature with areas of outstanding beauty attracting National Park status. Llanelli on the south coast is the only major industrial town in the area. Aberystwyth, Lampeter and Carmarthen are University towns. Cardiff, the capital of Wales is approximately 125 miles away while Swansea is about 65 mile away from Aberystwyth.

Any applicant who is unable, for personal reasons, to work full-time will be considered for the post. If such a person is appointed, modification of the job content will be discussed on a personal basis in consultation with Consultant colleagues.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Warren Lloyd Associate Medical Director & Clincal Director Mental Health & Learning Disabilities Directorate - Tel 01267 221225.

Dr Bill Thompson Consultant Psychiatrist for Adults with Learning Disablities & Medical Lead LD - Tel 01437 776405.

Closing date: 26th November 2018