Community Veterans Mental Health Therapist

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£42,284 to £48,388 a year per annum
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Mental health
Band 7
Full Time
The post holder will be part of the NHS Wales Veterans Service and will work with colleagues locally and nationally and will be accountable for their own actions.

The post holder will work with clients who have a range of complex mental health problems and with services and agencies involved in the care of veterans to promote multi-agency working to improve outcomes for veterans and their families.

Main duties of the job

This post is fixed term for 2 years to meet the needs of the service.

The post holder will be a lead specialist working with clients who have a range of complex mental health problems and with services and agendas involved in the care of veterans to promote multi-agency working to improve outcomes for veterans and their families.
  • provide veterans with a comprehensive assessment that accurately assesses their psychological and social needs,
  • develop and facilitate the delivery of individual management plans and specialist programmes of care
  • provide high intensity evidence-based psychological interventions.

  • The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

    About us

    Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

    We live by our core values:

    We listen, learn and improve

    We treat everyone with respect

    We all work together as one team

    We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

    Person Specification



    • High Intensity Specialist Psychological Therapist or Accreditation and current registration with approved professional regulatory body AND Masters level or post-masters level training in evidence-based approaches (as defined by Matrics Cymru)


    • Diploma in a relevant Psychological Therapy



    • Extensive experience of undertaking assessments and providing evidence based interventions
    • Experience of effective multidisciplinary/team working NHS/equivalent


    • Experienced in providing supervision / consultation for other clinicians
    • Experience of participating in the planning and development of services



    • High level communication and interpersonal skills to convey and receive complex, highly technical, sensitive information effectively at both a written and oral level


    • High level of presentation and report writing skills for clinical and academic content in a range of contexts

    Disclosure and Barring Service Check

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

    Certificate of Sponsorship

    Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

    From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

    UK Registration

    Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


    The post may be positioned within Merthyr, Taf Ely, Rhondda or Maesteg CMHT.



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