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Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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Ty Llidiard, Princess of Wales Hospital, Coity Road, Bridgend
£74,393 - £96,583 per annum
07/12/2018 23:59

Cwm Taf Cares

Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.

We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. 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.

For more information about life in Cwm Taf, please visit our page.

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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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to work in the tier 4 CAMHS inpatient unit, Ty Llidiard, serving the population of South, Mid and West Wales.

 Ty Llidiard is situated on the Princess of Wales site in Bridgend, 18 miles West of Cardiff and 20 miles East of Swansea, with close proximity to the Gower Peninsula and the Brecon Beacons.

 Ty Llidiard is a modern, purpose built unit that was opened in 2011, with a full dedicated multi-disciplinary team providing care for up to 15 young people. The philosophy of the unit is primarily based on an assessment model, with strong liaison with community teams for the delivery of agreed treatment plans. Much of the work is with direct management of cases as inpatients but as much emphasis is on assessment in the community and liaising with other community teams and agencies.

 The main clinical duties include:

  • Clinical assessment of referrals made by Community Specialist CAMHS;
  • Being a Responsible Clinician for patients who are admitted;
  • Clinical assessment of admitted patients;
  • Lead review meetings with a view to discharging patients with a plan after each review;
  • Liaise with colleagues in different geographical areas that are served by the Unit;
  • Undertake audits.There is an On Call commitment to the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Rota across the Cwm Taf CAMHS Provider Network of 1:16.
  • This is a 10 session post – 7 of these are clinical and 3 are to support professional activities (SPA)

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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

Tracy Gardiner, Clinical Director - 01656 674951

Ahmed Darwish, Clinical Lead - 01656 674951

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