Team Manager Community Mental Health Service

Hywel Dda University Health Board
£42,284 to £48,388 a year per annum
Closing date
11 Jun 2023
Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in shaping and modernising Mental Health services in Hywel Dda University Health Board. As a Band 7 Team Manager you will take a lead role in a community mental health centre managing a multidisciplinary team.

Llanelli CMHT are now co-located with the Llanelli CRHT in Brynmair Clinic and work towards a joint approach to patient care with the aim of developing a single seamless service to meet the needs of our patients on an individual basis within the CMHC.

You will need to have excellent leadership skills, along with the energy and enthusiasm to manage the team, whilst maintaining excellent level of care to our current secondary care patients.

Main duties of the job

You will need to be able to manage your own workload, work well under pressure, and be able to work within a multi-disciplinary team. You will also be working collaboratively with multiple agencies. You will need to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and awareness of Health Board wide Policies and Procedures.

The Team Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day co-ordination and operational management of the service. You will provide visible and accessible leadership to staff within the Service. You will be an experienced manager who can provide pro-active leadership and coaching to aid the development of the team, in line with the organisations core values to deliver a safe and efficient service to those accessing it and ensure good patient experience within our services.

Ongoing support and professional development will be provided alongside personal development.

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

Interviews to be held on 23/06/2023.

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:
  • Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest;
  • Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire; Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion; and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire;
  • 48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres;
  • Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services;
  • Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.

The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.

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Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Professional qualification - RMN, CQSW/Dip SW, OT
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.
  • Experience at Band 6 or above in area of practice.
  • Must be willing to undertake identified local courses/study days and mandatory training


  • Experience in Acting up experience or managing a CMHT Band 7.
  • Clinical Audit experience



  • Registered Professional proven experience in area of practice.
  • Postgraduate qualification or equivalent experience
  • WNB 998/Teaching and Assessing or equivalent qualification or willingness to undertake training.
  • Must have conceptual understanding of the need to work within a nursing framework.
  • Sound knowledge of clinical issues within area of practice.
  • Must be able to work safely and demonstrate understanding of Health & Safety at Work Act 1974. Maintains high standards in the workplace as directed by policies and procedures including sickness
  • Knowledge of clinical supervision and aware of clinical effectiveness in work area


  • Recognised courses in counselling. Degree/diploma in Community Health Care Enhanced clinical qualification relevant to area of practice.
  • Have understanding and knowledge of local area and facilities within area that clients may access

Language skills


  • Welsh Speaker (Level 1)

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