Consultant in S-CAMHS and Early intervention of Psychosis
Bronglais (Aberystwyth & Glangwili (Carmarthen) Hospitals
This Substantive post is a replacement post and you will join colleagues in a very dynamic and forward looking Multi Disciplinary Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. The post will be a 10 session post with 6 sessions allocated to the generic S-CAMHS service in Ceredigion and the remaining 4 sessions will be based in Carmarthen to provide consultant time to the HB wide Early Intervention Psychosis Service, including one session allocated to provide a Medical Clinical Lead session for the HB wide EIP Service. In addition to the 10 sessions the successful applicant will also be considered for an additional session to deliver an in reach session as part of a commissioned service at a Secure Children’s Home that is reviewed on an annual basis. The Consultant will be supported in delivering the in reach session by the MDT at the Secure Children’s Home and dedicated sessional time by an S-CAMHS Clinical Psychologist and CPN. The S-CAMHS is part of the Mental Health & Learning Disabilities Directorate and there has been a significant investment in enhancing existing provision and developing new services across the HDUHB over the last 18 months.
Hywel Dda University Health Board is one of seven acute Health Boards in Wales serving a population of circa 384,000 with over 9,500 staff. It is an integrated health body, ensuring the delivery of high quality primary, community, mental health and secondary care services, and it is responsible for the health and wellbeing of people across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. It also provides a range of services for people living in south Gwynedd and Powys. Integrated health boards are a key first step in creating a world class NHS in Wales. Primary care and community services are delivered through: 55 GP practices, 51 Dental practices, 100 Community pharmacies, 52 Optometry premises, 8 Community hospitals, 11 Health centres.
The Health Board is fully committed to:
- Work-life balance, job-sharing and flexibility
- Training & Education including a successful Consultant Development & Mentoring scheme
- Medical Appraisal & Revalidation for over 800 doctors
You will enjoy excellent conditions of employment, whilst building your future in one of the best locations in the UK. West Wales is beautiful, sharing rugged coastlines with misty mountains. Outdoor sports are easy to pursue, whilst the amenities of urban centres such as Swansea and Cardiff are not too far away. The pace of life can be fast or slow, with a diverse range of people sharing an envious work-life balance across the region, with excellent quality schools, and reasonable property prices contribute to low living costs and high quality of life.
If you are interested in progressing your career and contributing to the development of innovative models of healthcare in South Wales then please contact us.
Please ensure that you read the person specification carefully and that you meet all the essential criteria prior to applying. We encourage pre-interview visits.
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Scheduled Interview Date:to be confirmed
For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Warren Lloyd 01267 674130
Angela Lodwick 01267 229700
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