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Consultant Psychiatrist - Acute Inpatient Service

Consultant Psychiatrist

Main area
General Adult Psychiatry
Grade
Consultant Psychiatrist
Contract
Substantive
Hours
Full time 10 PAs per week
Job ref
342-RVN485-SH
Site
Callington Road Hospital
Town
Bristol
Salary
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum, pro-rata
Closing
28/04/2019 23:59
Interview date
22/05/2019

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.


 

Are you a Consultant Psychiatrist who is dedicated and passionate about improving mental health services? Are you looking for your next role as a dynamic clinical leader in Acute Inpatient Psychiatry?

As the full time inpatient consultant on Silver Birch Ward, you will provide medical leadership to a multi-disciplinary inpatient team on a 19-bed inpatient ward based at Callington Road Hospital, Bristol.

This post is evolving new ways of working to include systems for consultant time to be focussed on those patients that need senior medical input so that decision-making, treatment and discharge planning, and liaison with the Intensive (Crisis) team happens promptly. To support this, the consultant will not have responsibilities outside of this team, other than attending some CPD activities or interface meetings with other teams.

Bristol has radically redesigned services where local clinicians, service users and carers have a strong voice to influence and improve service delivery through co-production and strategic roles. Mental health care in Bristol is nationally recognised as innovative, clinically led, and user focused.

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.

Rated as the UKs most desirable place to live in 2017, Bristol is a lively, yet laid back city, mixing rich maritime heritage with an innovative dynamic culture. It has many desirable areas to live and a highly rated education system. Bristol has a thriving city centre, mixed with many quirky areas, which boast a huge choice of bars, restaurants and shops. It has acres of parkland, is packed with award winning attractions, and is host to many events, making it an exciting place to live. Bristol has strong transport links being close to the M4 and M5 motorway, it has two railway stations, several park and ride schemes and an international airport. It is also the UKs first cycling city.

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Dan Hodgson, Senior Medical Lead, Tel: 0117 354 7303