Specialty Doctor in Old Age Psychiatry
The South Gloucestershire Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) for Older People are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic part time Specialty Doctor to join their team.
Based at Kingswood Civic Centre this post focuses on the community management of patients with dementia and/or affective illness.
This post forms a core component of the CMHT, working alongside the Team Leader, Community Psychiatric Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Clinical Psychologists and community mental health workers. You will work closely with the Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry for the western side of South Gloucestershire. The Old Age Team is well regarded and works in a multi-disciplinary, supportive way.
This is a career grade post and includes one hour per fortnight protected supervision time with the Consultant. Attendance at the weekly postgraduate programme at Kingswood Civic Centre is encouraged.
The post provides good opportunities for professional development in Old Age Psychiatry and offers the chance to broaden knowledge and learn new clinical skills.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Geoff Van der Linden, Consultant in Psychiatry of Later Life or
Janet Pilsworth, Team Leader or
Kate Chisholm-Mitchell, Community Service Manager
Tel: 0117 353 6553/4