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.
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?
AWP is a large mental health trust dedicated to the delivery of high quality clinical care. We are an exciting and innovative NHS organisation with performance and service improvement high on our agenda.
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.
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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