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Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Job Reference: 110-MD415-1019-B

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
POW Hospital, Bridgend
£77,779 - £100,977 per an

We provide healthcare services to people living in Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf county borough areas, serving a population of around 450,000. We are ideally situated between Wales’s capital city, Porthcawl to the west, and the stunning scenery in the Beacon Beacons to the north.

Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

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All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh or English, and no preference will be given to applications submitted in either language.

An opportunity has arisen for a full time Substantive CAMHS Consultant Psychiatrist working in the Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board (UHB) CAMHS Managed Clinical Network.

This is an exciting time for CAMHS within Wales with the injection of new Welsh Government funding for the development for specific services within CAMHS, including Crisis Services, First Episode Psychosis Services, Psychological Therapies, Neurodevelopmental Services and Primary CAMHS.

The Consultant post is based in Bridgend. There is currently a well resourced Specialist CAMHS multi-disciplinary team (MDTs) based in this part of the Cwm Taf CAMHS that use the Choice and Partnership Approach CAPA system to operate the service.

As a Consultant Psychiatrist you will be supported to use your skills and expertise to the full, working as an integral part of a MDT, including nursing staff, psychology and therapists in various specific therapeutic modalities. The MDT provides an outpatient specialist CAMH service to children and adolescents up to their eighteenth birthday in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders. The primary role will be to provide direct clinical input to young people and families, especially those whose mental health needs are particularly complex, and to support the other members of the MDT in relation to clinical management of complex cases.

On call: Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Rota across the Cwm Taf CAMHS Network 1: 18.

Job Planning/review process: Annually as recommended by GMC and joint medical colleges. The post is professionally accountable to the Health Board Medical Director.

Total of 10 Programmed Activities: Specialist CAMHS Community Team

At time of interview, the candidate must be on the Specialist Register; or be within 6 months of the anticipated CCT / CESR date, if progress has been satisfactory and it is anticipated that the outcome of the final ARCP will recommend that training will be completed by the time, the recommended CCT / CESR date is reached; or have a primary medical qualification and recognised specialist qualification from an EEA country or Switzerland which will allow direct entry onto the Specialist Register.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Antonio Munoz, Clinical Lead - Tel: 01443 443016

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board (UHB) reserve the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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