Consultant Psychiatrist - Learning Disabilities

Bath, Somerset, England
BA2 5RW
Pay
N/A
Hours
Full time
Type
Bank
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
21 May 2020
Closes
20 Jun 2020

Job Description

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 Learning Disabilities Psychiatry?

We are offering a unique opportunity to join our Trust and help us shape the future of our organisation. We aspire to provide the best possible care in the right place, at the right time, to help our service-users recover and to live their best possible lives.

This is a 10 PA community based at St Martin's Hospital in Bath for Bath and North-East Somerset (BaNES) Community Team for People with Learning Disabilities (CTPLD).

We are committed to your development, making the very best of your talent and helping you to achieve your career aspirations. Some flexibility of the timetable is possible to suit the work-life needs of suitable candidates, who may be looking for a particular job-plan.

The service will support the development of special interests especially if provided across areas.

The post holder will be a local champion for people with learning disabilities, and facilitate people developing skills in working with adults with learning disabilities.

They will help maximise the access of people with learning disability to the services and resources available from mainstream Mental Health and other Services through such devices as collaborative working. The post already has strong links with local generic psychiatry networks.

This post is part of a directorate with nine other Learning Disability Consultant Psychiatrists. The LD consultant group has a reputation for being a close knit group who actively support each other and work constructively with their managers.

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.

Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date. Interview expenses will not normally be paid. Applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted via our recruitment system TRAC so please check your emails regularly. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks after the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. We only accept applications submitted via NHS Jobs and TRAC. Any personal details supplied to AWP by you will be held on the Trust systems in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. AWP is committed to Equality and Diversity - we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are a Disability Confident Employer (Two Ticks) offering a guaranteed interview to disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a part time/flexible basis and will do our utmost to accommodate flexible working whenever service requirements allow.

Ref: 2437808

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