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Consultant in Learning Disability Psychiatry

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Job Description

An excellent Health Board in Wales is searching for a talented Learning Disability Consultant Psychiatrist to join a team of ten Consultant Learning Disability Psychiatrists who cover different regions within the Health Board. The Learning Disability services are currently undergoing substantial modernisation efforts, aiming to become pioneers in the field. This is an exciting opportunity for the appointed candidate to actively participate in this program.

Collaborating with Community Learning Disability Teams and Assessment and Treatment Units, the Learning Disability Psychiatry department ensures the well-being and overall health of individuals with learning disabilities. Their goal is to provide additional support and innovative approaches to meet unique needs, with a focus on helping individuals stay at home whenever possible. If hospital care is required, they offer dedicated support throughout the hospital stay to ensure a safe and smooth transition back home.

As a member of the team, you will have the opportunity to provide supervision and play an active role in the education and training of medical, nursing, and other staff. The Health Board values its university status and maintains strong educational partnerships, providing access to valuable learning opportunities, exam preparation support, and skill development in areas of special interest.

The Health Board is one of the largest healthcare organisations in the UK, serving a population of over 900,000 individuals. With a budget of approximately £1 billion and a dedicated workforce of around 12,500 professionals, The Health Board is committed to advancing the well-being and prosperity of its patients.

The area is the second largest city in Wales, offers a captivating waterfront setting and a blend of urban convenience and serene coastline beauty. The city hosts a variety of festivals and live music venues, creating a vibrant cultural scene. The area enjoys excellent connectivity, with easy access to Port Talbot and Cardiff via the M4. Efficient transportation routes and a railway station provide convenient travel options, and Cardiff Airport is within reach for domestic and international flights.

As part of this health board, you will receive support for achieving CESR and Specialist Registration, making it an ideal position for overseas Consultants seeking CESR support and excellent career development in the beautiful region of Wales.


EEA Candidates:

  • Experience of working in Learning Disability Psychiatry
  • Board Certified Specialist in Learning Disability Psychiatry

Non-EEA Candidates:

  • Experience of working in Learning Disability Psychiatry

UK based applicants

  • Experience of working in Learning Disability Psychiatry
  • Within 6 - 12 months of completing CCT
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