Blaenau Gwent CMHT Team Lead

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Ebbw Vale
£41,659 to £47,673 a year per annum
Closing date
28 Mar 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 Community Mental Health Team (CMHT), Team Lead within Blaenau Gwent Adult Mental Health Services. The role will involve line management and clinical leadership for both the Community mental health team based at Ysbyty Aneurin Bevan. Experience of working within a CMHT at a band 6 level or equivalent would be vital for this post, however consideration would be made for applicants who work within other clinical areas at this grade, depending on experience.

We are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic and motivated in providing evidence based patient care to a complex patient group with a range of mental health difficulties within the Blaenau Gwent catchment area. As the Team Lead you would be accountable for team performance and the quality of the service delivered. You would act as a role model to the team, support staff through clinical leadership and guidance helping them to develop and empower their own clinical skills. You would ensure appropriate tailored care plans are in place using a recovery focus, monitoring progress through caseload and management supervision. The successful candidate would be required to help enable any change management cascaded via the Directorate Management Team.

Main duties of the job

Operational leadership and management of the community mental health team.

To provide evidenced based, effective care for Adults with mental health needs in Blaenau Gwent.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh 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 specialty 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
  • Able to demonstrate qualifications
  • Able to demonstrate qualifications
Experience Essential
  • The candidate is able to demonstrate experience in the identified domains
  • The candidate is able to demonstrate experience in the identified domains
Skills Essential
  • The candidate is able to demonstrate skills in the identified domains
  • The candidate is able to demonstrate skills in the identified domains

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