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Specialist Psychologist - Outreach and Recovery

Band 7

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Outreach and Recovery
Band 7
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Keir Hardie Health Park
Merthyr Tydfil
£33,222 to £43,041 per annum
04/04/2019 23:59

Cwm Taf Cares

Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.

We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

For more information about life in Cwm Taf, please visit our page.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and committed Clinical Psychologist to work with one of our Outreach and Recovery Teams.

You will be based in an established Outreach and recovery Team, which has been operating in the North of Cwm Taf University Health Board for the last 10 years. This multidisciplinary team has an established track record of assisting people with complex mental health difficulties to lead satisfying lives.  Psychologists have worked in this team since its outset, and the contribution which you can make to the team will be highly valued by your colleagues.   You will be joining other Psychologists who work in specialist posts working in Outreach and Recovery in the community and Inpatient Rehabilitation. The Outreach team is based in purpose built facilities within Keir Hardie Health Park in Merthyr Tydfil. 

Your duties will include assessment, formulation and intervention with clients within the team, as well contributing to multidisciplinary care planning. There will also be opportunities to be involved in the wider contribution which the Psychology service makes to the work of the Mental Health Directorate, for example the development of innovative psychosocial intervention services for people with severe and enduring mental health problems.

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

Closing Date: 4th April 2019

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Julian Pitt - Consultant Clinical Psychologist - or 01443 443777

Heidi Sinclair - Outreach and Recovery Team Leader - or 01685 351111