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Consultant in Older Persons Care Home In-Reach & Liaison Psychiatry

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£91,722 to £119,079 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

Job Details

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board are recruiting a Consultant Psychiatrist in Older Persons Care Home In-Reach and Liaison Psychiatry.

This is an established post where the post holder will join the existing two Consultants and an innovative, well established, well organised and comprehensive mental health service for older adults covering Bridgend County Borough.

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

Interview date: 10th July 2024

Main duties of the job

This Consultant post will be responsible for leading the Old Age Psychiatry Liaison team inputting into the Princess of Wales Hospital, including Maesteg Community Hospital and the delivery of mental health services for older adults in residential and nursing care facilities in the Bridgend County Borough area.

The Consultant will be responsible for provision of care to the shared care beds on ward 15 at the Princess of Wales Hospital jointly with a Consultant in Geriatric Medicine, and secondary care and treatment plans implemented and managed by care homes and acute hospital site. In addition, the consultant will retain responsibility for Liaison admissions to a mental health ward, Ward 15, following transfer from care home or non-mental health ward.

The role will include the provision of clinical expertise and leadership to the multidisciplinary team. They will be expected to contribute to educational provision to trainee medical staff as well as undergraduate medical students.

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
  • On Specialist Register for Old Age Psychiatry or be within six months of the anticipated CCT/CESR date
  • S.12(2) approval or be in a position to achieve that
  • Approved Clinician approval or be in the position to achieve that


  • Relevant equivalent clinical qualification
  • Welsh Approved Clinician approval


  • Higher training experience in general adult psychiatry


  • Experience of acting as Responsible Clinician

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.






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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