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 looking for a new and exciting opportunity to be a clinical leader at the forefront of shaping mental health services?
The Trust is seeking a consultant psychiatrist to join the North Somerset PCLS/Intervention Team based at the Long Fox Unit.
North Somerset Mental Health has a forward thinking and inclusive medical community, committed to ‘Listening into Action’. Unblocking the way for medics to make changes for the better. The successful candidates will be encouraged and supported to be involved in service leadership and management.
North Somerset boasts a stunning coastline and superb English countryside, and it is only a short hop into the vibrant and innovative city of Bristol. Located at the gateway to the South West of England, it is easily accessible by road, rail or air. There are easy links from the M5 and M4 corridor, a central train station, and it is situated just 15 miles from Bristol Airport.
Weston-super-Mare is undergoing an exciting period of revival and redevelopment. Its busy high street, independent shopping districts and a growing arts and music scene, in addition to lively bars and popular restaurants, makes Weston a real up and coming, cosmopolitan town.
We are committed to your development, making the very best of your talent and helping you to achieve your career aspirations. We offer one of the most competitive and flexible benefits packages, including a relocation package of up to £8,000.
Overseas applications welcome.
Come and join our close knit medical family, in a supportive and rewarding environment.
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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Dr. Tiff Earle, Medical Lead, Adult Psychiatry, Long Fox Unit – tel.07958560442