Consultant in Perinatal Psychiatry

12 Dec 2018
02 Jan 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Part Time

Are you looking for a new and exciting role as a Perinatal Consultant?

AWP is establishing a newly commissioned BaNES, Swindon and Wiltshire Specialised Community Perinatal Mental Health team, based in the historic market town of Chippenham, Wiltshire.  We are looking for a part-time, dedicated and forward thinking Consultant to join the team at 0.6 WTE to provide senior medical leadership and manage complex perinatal cases across Swindon and parts of Wiltshire within the BSW STP.   

In this exciting new post, the Perinatal Consultant will work closely with another part-time Perinatal Consultant who will cover BaNES and parts of Wiltshire, and will be supported by a large multidisciplinary team based at the hub and spoke sites across the patch, including a Specialty Doctor, Psychologists, RMNs, an OT, SW, Nursery Nurses and a dedicated Senior Manager.

There will also be opportunities for networking and liaison with Perinatal Consultant Psychiatrist colleagues in our Trust’s other Specialised Community Perinatal Service, which covers Bristol, North Somerset, and South Gloucestershire, as well as our in-patient Perinatal Mental Health Mother and Baby Unit.

This is an incredible opportunity to lead the development of a high profile service for the region, whilst being able to collaborate with colleagues in this specialism including the NHS England clinical lead for the SW Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Network.

AWP has a forward thinking and inclusive medical community and we are committed to your development and helping you to achieve your career aspirations. You will be encouraged and supported to be involved in service leadership and management. We offer one of the most competitive and flexible benefits packages.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information and to arrange a visit please contact:

Dr. Brianna Oaten,  Perinatal Mental Health Development Lead (BSW), Tel: 0786 460 3992

Dr Tim Williams, Specialised Services Clinical Director, Tel: 0117 3546311

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