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Forensic Psychologist

  • Location:

    Cardiff, Wales

  • Sector:

    Vetro Nursing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £134800 per annum

  • Contact:

    Adam Blanchard

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


I have a superb opportunity for a forensic psychiatrist to work within a low secure hospital based in Cardiff, providing support to adults with varying levels of mental illness and personality disorders.


  • The unit boasts a robust multi-disciplinary team where the psychiatrist works alongside colleagues from Psychology; Nursing; Occupational Therapy; and Social Work to provide high quality care.
  • The Psychiatrist we are looking for will be responsible for the inpatient care and individual treatment and discharge plans for the patients under his / her care in line with the Care Programme Approach.
  • You will be experienced in leading inpatient care reviews; CPA's, MHRT's and Managers Hearings.
  • The psychiatrist will also hold peer review/clinical supervision sessions with Associate Specialists, as appropriate.


  • Participation in pre-admission assessments of patients and to report back to the agreed forum
  • Taking a lead role in medical and clinical audit activities.
  • Participation in on-call cover for the hospital, on a rota to be agreed with the Hospital Director and Hospital Medical Director.
  • Provide cover for colleagues during periods of absence, as agreed with the Hospital Director and Hospital Medical Director.
  • Participation in Continuing Professional Development activities and an in-house educational / training programme.
  • Perform other appropriate duties as agreed from time to time with the Hospital Director and Hospital medical Director.
  • Involvement in the hospital Clinical Governance programme.
  • Other duties in line with the responsibility of the role


£134,800 working full time 37.5 hours per week, extensive benefits.