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Consultant Psychiatrist - Intensive Services

Consultant Psychiatrist

Main area
General Adult Psychiatry
Grade
Consultant Psychiatrist
Contract
Substantive
Hours
Full time, 10 PAs per week
Job ref
342-RVN503-TE
Site
Long Fox Unit
Town
Weston-super-Mare
Salary
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum
Closing
29/04/2019 23:59

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 general adult Psychiatry?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Consultant Psychiatrist to join the Intensive Service, based at the Long Fox Unit, Weston General Hospital.

The Intensive service operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and is the gate keeping and discharging agent for inpatient services, providing expert assessment to individuals experiencing mental health crisis. As the Consultant for this service, you will deliver direct interventions to service users including emergency assessment, diagnoses and treatment of mental and physical health needs. You will manage the delivery of intensive home treatment and alternatives to hospital admission.

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. 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.

North Somerset is located at the gateway to the South West and offers the best of seaside and country living combined with the benefits of being close to the vibrant cities of Bristol, Bath and Exeter. It has easy travel routes to Devon, Cornwall, South Wales, London and beyond via the M4 and M5, a central train station in Weston-Super-Mare and several smaller stations across the area and is situated close to Bristol International Airport.

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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 Tiff Earle, Medical Lead, 07958560442 or tiff.earle@nhs.net