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Low Intensity Psychological Therapist

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Mental health, Psychologist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting role has become available, working as part of multidisciplinary team providing evidence based, low intensity psychological interventions, including group work, individual work and guided self help. This may include face to face or telephone contacts or contacts through other media ( subject to UHB advances in technology and policy )

This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of the stepped model of care in Psychological Therapies in Swansea Bay Health Board.

All employees of the Health Board are required to demonstrate and embed the Values and Behavior statement in order for them to become an integral part of the post holders working life and to embed the principles into the culture of the organization.

Main duties of the job

You will be part of the service, providing valuable first line interventions in the form of Low Intensity Psychological Therapies in group settings. There will also be an opportunity to work with High Intensity Psychological Therapists in developing and delivering the Psychological Therapy Service in Swansea Bay Health Board.

To provide a range of information and support for evidence based, high volume, low intensity psychological interventions for people with condition specific difficulties as described in Matric Cymru.

Attend Multi disciplinary meetings relating to referrals or clients in treatment.

Complete all requirements relating to data collection within the service. Keep coherent records of all clinical activity in line with service protocols.

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

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse or doctor, maybe you specialize in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - we have a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

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



  • Meets essential criteria set out in personnel spec


  • Demonstrates knowledge of societal issues and the impact it can have on mental health



  • Experience of working with people with mental health difficulties


  • Worked in a service where agreed targets are in place, demonstrating clinical outcomes

Aptitude and abilities


  • Ability to implement low intensity group interventions for mental health problems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills , including telephone skills
  • Able to develop good therapeutic relationships with clients
  • Ability to work independently within the boundaries of clinical supervision



  • Shows empathy and compassion towards others and treats people with dignity and respect
  • Shows resilience adaptability and flexible approach as situations arise
  • Willing to seek out learning ,give and accept constructive feedback and committed to continuious improvement

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Tonna Resource Centre

Tonna Uchaf


SA11 3LX

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