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Consultant in Adult Community Mental Health

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£86,063 to £111,732 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Nov 2022

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Hospital, Psychiatry, General adult psychiatry
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board are recruiting a Consultant Adult Psychiatrist serving the South Bridgend area.

It is a ten session job consisting of two sessions for Bridgend Local Primary Mental Health Support Services and eight sessions for CMHT and Outpatient clinics.

Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Interview Date: 29th November 2022

Main duties of the job

This is an established Consultant Psychiatrist post working within the Bridgend South CMHT, covering a population of 55,000 between 18 and 65 years (approximately), with 240 patients currently being care coordinated by the CMHT. The CMHT is positioned in Secondary Care and has a pivotal role in directly delivering specialist community mental health services, but also an interface with Primary care, Unscheduled Care and Specialist and Regional Services such as Perinatal Mental Health, Eating Disorders, Early Intervention for Psychosis and Rehabilitation Services.

The purpose of the role is to provide a clinical service for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of illness. The role will include the provision of clinical expertise and leadership to the multidisciplinary teams, and supervision for the Speciality Doctor and core trainee.

The post holder will find themselves well supported, with opportunities for ongoing professional development and collaborative working. They will be managed by the Clinical Director, but also benefit from day-to-day support from other members of the management team.

If you are interested in this role or would like more information, please contact us. We would love to hear from you!

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:

  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer; around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description
Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job Description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents.

Person Specification

  • Full GMC Registration
  • MRCPsych or equivalent
  • S.12(2) approval or be in a position to achieve that
  • Approved Clinician approval or be in the position to achieve that
  • At least 3 years experience after core training in psychiatry, preferably Adult Psychiatry


  • Welsh Approved Clinician approval


  • Comprehensive training and experience in psychiatry


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Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board (CTMUHB) provides primary, community, hospital and mental health services to the 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf. Providing great health care to our community is our number one priority.

CTMUHB is one of the largest Health Boards in Wales, with three district general hospital sites, and was formed in 2019. We are ideally situated between Wales’ capital city Cardiff to the south, the coastal town of Porthcawl to the west, and the stunning scenery in the Brecon Beacons National Park to the north where you can explore the breath-taking beauty of the mountains, waterfalls and woodlands. We operate within a vibrant community, rich with history and heritage. You can also explore other parts of Wales. Our central location makes us the perfect starting point and we’re within easy reach of vibrant cities including Swansea and Bristol, as well as Cardiff.

If you come to work in Cwm Taf Morgannwg you will be guaranteed a warm Welsh welcome, opportunities for professional development and a clinical environment that innovates to improve. With almost 12,000 staff our workforce is the lifeblood not only of the University Health Board, but also many of the communities that we serve. We take our staff wellbeing seriously and have dedicated wellbeing rooms and mindfulness sessions. Our Health Board is committed to building a culture it feels proud of, with recognisable values at its core that can be felt and understood by every person who comes into contact with them.

You don’t have to speak Welsh to work in our organisation but we will give you the opportunity to learn. We take staff development seriously and encourage everyone to flourish and progress during their time with us.

For those of you with a young family childcare is available on all three acute hospital sites. There are excellent schools and affordable housing both within and just outside the Health Board.

Whether its paddle boarding, caving, outdoor swimming or singing in a male voice choir- Cwm Taf Morgannwg will provide a fantastic work-life balance for everyone.

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