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Locum Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
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Tonteg Child and Family Centre, Merthyr Road, Pontypridd
28/01/2019 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.


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


The CAMH Service is located 15 miles outside the Capital City of Cardiff, a cosmopolitan and vibrant city, host to sporting, recreational and cultural events. There are excellent transport links and easy access of the M4 motorway. There are many areas of outstanding beauty nearby, to the north the Brecon Beacons National Park, and to the south the rolling countryside of the Vale of Glamorgan and the South Wales Heritage Coast. There is an excellent choice of housing and schools within easy travelling times to all relevant sites. An opportunity has arisen for a Locum CAMHS Consultant Psychiatrist working in the Cwm Taf University Health Board CAMHS Provider Network, in the Cwm Taf Locality (RCT and Merthyr). This is an exciting time for CAMHS within Wales with the injection of new Welsh Government funding for the development of specific services within CAMHS, including Crisis, First Episode Psychosis, Psychological therapies, Neuro-developmental services and Primary CAMHS. The Cwm Taf UHB Provider Network has recently introduced the Choice and Partnership Approach (CAPA). As a Locum Consultant Psychiatrist you will be supported to use your skills and expertise to the full, working as an integral part of the MDT, including nursing, psychology and therapists in various 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: 16. Total of 10 Programmed Activities: Specialist CAMHS community team Job Planning/review process: Annually as recommended by GMC and joint medical colleges. 

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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

For further details / informal visits contact: Dr Antonio Munoz Solomando Clinical Lead Cwm Taf CAMHS 01443 443008

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