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Team Leader

Band 7

Main area
Mental Health Rehabilitation and Recovery
Band 7
Full-time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Y Bwthyn Cottage Hospital
£31,697 to £41,787 per annum
25/01/2018 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 pag

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


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced mental health nurse to join an established Outreach and Recovery Community Mental Health service. The position of Team Leader affords the opportunity to practice enhanced clinical and managerial leadership skills.

The Outreach and Recovery Team (ORT) is the community function function of the Rehabilitation services in the Mental Health Directorate and works closely with colleagues in the Inpatient and extended Community Mental Health services in Cwm Taf Health Board.

ORT provides intensive community interventions as part of a fully functional multidisciplinary team over 7 days a week for people with long term complex mental health needs. The service provides a wide range of therapeutic interventions, driven by individual need and delivered in flexible and responsive manner.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate suitable experience of working with people with complex mental health needs in multidisciplinary settings. They will have excellent knowledge of whole team approaches to caseload management and be able to evidence the application of clinical leadership skills.

Potential candidates are activity encourage to make contact with the service to support their application.

The ability to speak welsh is desirable for this post

Closing date: 25/01/18

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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

Mark Abraham