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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/04/2020.

OAPL Mental Health Practitioner

Job Reference: 040-NMR158-0320

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Older Adult Mental Health
Clytha House, Clytha Square, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

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

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within our Older Adult Psychiatric Liaison multidisciplinary team. The successful candidate will ideally have experience of working within general hospital liaison mental health services. We are looking for an experienced and dynamic clinician who possesses excellent assessment and problem solving skills, with the ability to work with the MDT and external stakeholders.

The candidate will need to be a team player, but also with the confidence to work well individually and to make autonomous clinical decisions. A good knowledge of mental health and physical health needs is essential. The ability to effectively communicate with all disciplines is paramount.

The OAPL Service in Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABUHB) has been the pioneer service for Wales and the successful candidate will be an integral component of the Service moving forward.

The service is delivered across all 8 hospital sites across ABUHB, and will incorporate the new Grange University Hospital due to open to patients in 2021.

Please note - This post is a newly created position to allow for a pilot of a 7 day service within Royal Gwent Hospital - but the post holder will be required to work Trust wide based on service demand


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

Closing date: April 1st 2020


For further details / informal visits contact:

Alison Marshall: Senior Nurse
Tel: 07583 006738

Roisin O'Donnell - Team lead

01633 238247

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