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.
Applicants are invited to apply for the post of Trust Grade Doctor in Psychiatry at level CT1, CT2 based at Fountain Way, Salisbury, Wiltshire.
Salisbury is a beautiful cathedral city with a vibrant arts culture, easy road access to the New Forest, South Coast, Winchester and Bath and a direct link to London in under 90 minutes.
This is a well-supported post and would suit both career psychiatrists on a break from training rotations or GP/General Medicine trainees wishing to gain some experience in general adult psychiatry working with the South Wiltshire Mental Health Team. This is a full time post for a fixed period of 4 months available from the 1 December 2017. The on-call rota for this post is non-residential 1:7.
Although this post is not recognised for training, there will be one hour of protected supervision with the supervising Consultant each week. There are also weekly journal clubs and academic meetings the post holder can attend.
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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