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Locum Consultant Psychiatrist - Perinatal Mental Health

Locum Consultant

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Locum Consultant
Fixed term: 12 months (approximate)
Full time - 10 sessions per week
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University Hospital Llandough
£94,638 per annum
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Applications are invited for a Locum Consultant Psychiatrist to work within the Perinatal Mental Health Service within Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.  This full-time locum post is available for up to 12 months whilst covering the maternity leave of the post holder.

The Adult Mental Health Directorate is responsible for providing a comprehensive range of mental health services to Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan (population of 417,000 served). The Directorate focuses its services on individuals aged between 18 and 65 years of age with severe and / or enduring mental health problems.  Services are organised within the context of eight discrete neighbourhoods within Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan.  Each neighbourhood is served by its own CMHT.  In-patient facilities are located at University Hospital Llandough.

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is recognised as a teaching centre of excellence in a wide range of clinical services.  

Although this post is full-time, consideration will be given to applicants who require flexible working arrangements.

Applicants should preferably either be on the Specialist Register or be a Specialist Registrar within three months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT / CESR(CP) at the time of interview.

You will be able to take advantage of the excellent Consultant contract for Wales.  The basic salary for this post is £94,638 per annum.

Applicants must ensure they provide the names and contact details of referees covering at least the last three years of their employment/training history in full.  In addition, applicants who are currently or have most recently been employed as a substantive Consultant or as a Locum Consultant in post for more than 12 months must also provide the name of their Medical Director as an additional referee.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are not necessary

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Paul Cantrell
Job title
Clinical Director
Email address
Telephone number
(029) 2182 4968
Additional information

Dr Paul Cantrell, Clinical Director
(029) 2182 4968