Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) is a significant provider of high quality mental health services across a core catchment area covering Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. The Trust also provides specialist services for a wider catchment extending throughout the south west.
Our aim is to enable and empower people to reach their potential and to live fulfilling lives through providing recovery and reablement focused services that yield positive outcomes for our service users and their carers.
Specifically, The Trust provides services for people with mental health needs, with needs relating to drug or alcohol dependency and mental health services for people with learning disabilities. We also provide secure mental health services and work with the criminal justice system.
Increasingly AWP provides treatment and care in people's own homes and other community settings, reflecting the preferences of our service users. Our community services are supported by high quality inpatient services that provide short term assessment, treatment and care.
Applications are invited for a Locum Consultant in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 9 PAs per week.
We are looking for an enthusiastic motivated and dynamic individual to join a well established multi-disciplinarily team based in South Gloucestershire, providing services for children and adolescent. This post is available immediately for a fixed period until August 2018 covering maternity leave.
The service has a CYP-IAPT led eating disorder service, which the appointee would be invited to be part of, and which is developing into a Bristol wide service.
Bristol CAMHS services have undergone and are continuing to undergo change as part of the national transformation of service provision and there will be opportunity to influence service development and enhance the delivery of existing locality CAMHS services.
The team is friendly and has recently recruited a number of experienced and committed staff bringing in a sense of optimism and can-do ethos.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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