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Senior Practitioner Mental Health

Job Reference: 100-NMR007-0119

Hywel Dda University Health Board
Primary Mental Health Care
Llys Steffan, Lampeter or Gorwelion Resource Centre, Aberystwyth, Lampeter
£28,050 to £36,644 per annum pro rata

Our Hywel Dda values reflect who we are and how we behave. We continuously work together to be the best we can be as we strive to develop and deliver excellent services, putting people at the heart of everything we do. Throughout our recruitment process you will be asked to think about how you would demonstrate these values in the way that you work with us.

If you are a Qualified Healthcare Professional considering relocating or thinking of moving to Hywel Dda University Health Board as your next career choice and would like to find out more information, please contact: Tina Coleman - Recruitment Campaign Specialist

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We encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

The Ceredigion Local Primary Mental Health Support Service has exciting opportunities for Band 6 Registered Mental Health Nurses /and or other Registered Health Care Professionals.

We are open to job share applications and would consider part time applications. Some flexibility around working hours is required. You will be based in either Aberystwyth or Lampeter and work in GP practices across Ceredigion.

The role includes carrying out a high volume of telephone and face to face assessments and delivering evidence based interventions for Adults. Other aspects of the role involve onward referrals to other health professionals and providing information and advice to GP's, service users, their families and carers about services that are available to them in the community.

Applicants must have an interest in developing skills in Psychological Therapies.

Excellent communication skills are essential as is the ability to work individually or as part of a team.

We are a close-knit, open and supportive service that values our workforce, and conscious that everyone’s contribution counts, encouraging and supporting professional and career development.


This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the transformation of mental health services, the current service is evolving and changing, this will enhance care delivery and revolutionise the future of mental health practice.

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


Interviews will be held on Friday the 15th February 2019.



For further details / informal visits contact:

Karon Loveday
01570 424223

Hywel Dda University Health Board operates a bilingual policy / Mae Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Hywel Dda yn gweithredu polisi dwyieithog.

‘All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English’.

‘Gwahoddir ymgeiswyr i wneud cais yn Gymraeg, ni fydd unrhyw gais a gyflwynir drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na cheisiadau a wneir yn y Saesneg’.

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These processes are in line with Fair and Lawful processing in line with current Data Protection Legislation especially those in relation to your personal or sensitive personal data (sensitive personal data is defined as any declared physical or mental health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, trade union membership, political opinion, religious beliefs). As an organisation, we ensure that the legislation defining confidentiality is observed such as use of data for specific, defined purposes, and use of data that is relevant and not excessive whilst practicing data accuracy and security of all held personal identifiable information (PII).

If you are successfully appointed, by completing the application form you authorise the UHB to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

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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