Consultant Psychiatrist - Learning Disabilities Psychiatry
Are you a Consultant Psychiatrist in Learning Disabilities looking for a new and exciting opportunity to be a clinical leader at the forefront of shaping mental health services?
AWP is transforming and this is a unique opportunity to join our Trust and help us shape the future of our organisation. We aspire to provide the best possible care in the right place, at the right time, to help our service-users recover and to live their best possible lives.
The post holder will provide psychiatric input to adults with learning disabilities resident within West Wiltshire. They will be based with another consultant psychiatrist of Wiltshire North at the Savernake Hospital, Marlborough. This is a full time community-based post. However some flexibility of the timetable is possible to suit the work-life needs of suitable candidates, who may be looking for a particular job-plan.
The post holder will be a local champion for people with learning disabilities, and facilitate people developing skills in working with adults with learning disabilities. They will help maximise the access of people with learning disabilities to the services and resources available from mainstream Mental Health and other Services through such devices as collaborative working. The post already has strong links with local generic psychiatry networks. There is no expectation of joining an out of hours LD on-call rota. Please see the job description for further details.
This post is part of a directorate with nine other Learning Disability Consultant Psychiatrists. The LD consultant group has a reputation for being a close knit group who actively support each other and work constructively with their managers. They intend to continue to deserve this reputation. They meet monthly to discuss management issues and twice a month for academic meetings with other staff.
We are committed to your development, making the very best of your talent and helping you to achieve your career aspirations. Some flexibility of the timetable is possible to suit the work-life needs of suitable candidates, who may be looking for a particular job-plan. The service will support the development of special interests especially if provided across areas. We offer one of the most competitive and flexible benefits packages, including a relocation package of up to £8,000.
For further details / informal visits contact: Dr Manash Chattopadhyay, Medical Lead