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PCMHSS Counsellor

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Ebbw Vale
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
31 Jan 2023

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Counsellor / Psychotherapist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Working within the legislative framework of part One of the Mental Health (Wales) Measure, to improve access to mental health support at a primary care level for people with mild to moderate or stable severe mental health needs within the context of a multi-disciplinary multi-agency Primary Care Mental Health Support Service (PCMHSS).

The service is delivered to working age adults, older adults and people with a learning disability

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Counsellors to join either the Blaenau Gwent/ Torfaen & Caerphilly Primary Care Mental Health Support Service (PCMHSS).

PCMHSS is an age inclusive service for people across the life span. The teams are seeking to appoint a Counsellors to specialise in supporting adults. This is an opportunity to work within a psychologically minded service with a strong commitment to the clinical governance agenda. There will be access to training and continued professional development to support the Counsellor in carrying out their role.

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

About us
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your speciality or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff. We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work. Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

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 Qualifications Essential
  • Post grad degree/degree in counselling, member of relevant professional body
Experience Essential
  • Quantified experience of delivering brief, focussed counselling/Evidence based psychological interventions
Skills Essential
  • Assessment and formulation, capacity to apply psychological approaches, facilitation fof group based interventions

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