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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/06/2020.

Community Mental Health Practitioner

Job Reference: 130-NMR110-0420-A

Employer:
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Department:
Community Mental Health Practitioner
Location:
Neath Port Talbot Hospital, Neath Port Talbot
Salary:
£31,365 to £37,890 per annum pro rata

Welcome to Swansea Bay University Health Board. We welcome applications from people who share our values: caring for each other, working together and always improving.

Swansea Bay University Health Board reserve the right to close vacancies after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. We encourage early applications to ensure consideration for a post.

Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff currently awaiting Redeployment and we therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a committed and enthusiastic full time Community Mental Health Practitioner to work as part of the Swansea Bay Health Board Early Intervention in Psychosis Service. The team covers the whole of the Swansea Bay Locality and works with individuals between the age of 14-25 years who are experiencing the early signs/symptoms of psychosis.

The post-holder will be responsible for providing community based interventions to service users and their families to reduce disruption and promote a good quality of life. The post offers the opportunity to develop your skills and experience whilst making a real difference to patient care.

The post-holder will need to demonstrate that they have good communication skills and it is essential that you possess the skills to work as part of a team. The post holder must have the confidence and personality to work autonomously, which is needed to undertake a lone worker role in the community.

We would encourage you to contact us for further details and arrange a visit.

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

For further details / informal visits contact:

Team Manager Heidi McGregor on 01639 862958 or 07969471591




Swansea Bay University Health Board is committed to supporting its staff and processes to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing service users experience. In our commitment to increase the number of staff able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we would particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

Equality remains at the centre of the Health Boards policy-making, service delivery and employment practices. 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.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and applications are welcomed from persons with disabilities. A disability will not prejudice your application. If you are unable to submit your application in the requested format because of a disability please contact the Recruitment Team, who will agree a more suitable way for you to apply. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria listed in the Person Specification will be invited to interview.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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