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National Co-ordinator for Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention

Job Reference: 028-AC298-1119

Public Health Wales NHS Trust
National Co-ordinator for Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention
Swansea University, Swansea
£44,606 to £50,819 per annum

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Atal hunanladdiad a hunan-niwed


Mae cyfle cyffrous wedi codi i unigolyn deinamig, brwdfrydig, profiadol ac awyddus ymuno â’r tîm cenedlaethol atal hunanladdiad a hunan-niwed. Mae’r swydd hon yn swydd am gyfnod penodol o 3 blynedd i ddechrau. Bydd deiliad y swydd yn gweithio ym Mhrifysgol Abertawe a bydd yn atebol o ddydd i ddydd i’r Arweinydd Cenedlaethol Atal Hunanladdiad a Hunan-niwed.

Bydd deiliad y swydd yn gyfrifol am oruchwylio’r gwaith o weithredu a chyflawni amcanion strategol cenedlaethol ‘Siarad â fi 2’, sef strategaeth genedlaethol atal hunanladdiad a hunan-niwed Cymru gyfan. Bydd deiliad y swydd hefyd yn gyfrifol am gydlynu cysondeb, ymatebion a gweithgareddau Fforymau Rhanbarthol dan arweiniad Grŵp Cynghori. Bydd y deiliad hefyd yn adrodd yn ôl i’r Arweinydd Cenedlaethol Atal Hunanladdiad a Hunan-niwed yng Nghymru.

Mae’r gallu i siarad Cymraeg yn ddymunol ar gyfer y swydd hon; mae croeso i siaradwyr Cymraeg a/neu Saesneg fel ei gilydd ymgeisio am y swydd.

Bydd cyfweliadau yn cael ei cynnal yn mis Ionawr 2020

I gael rhagor o fanylion, cysylltwch â:



NHS Wales Health Collaborative

National Coordinator

Suicide and self-harm prevention


This is a fixed term post for 3 years due to funding.

If you are an Public Health Wales employee this post will only be offered on a secondment basis and you will need to have gained your line managers approval for the secondment prior to going to interview.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, enthusiastic, experienced and motivated person to join the national suicide and self-harm prevention team. This post is fixed term for an initial period of 3 years. The post will be based in Swansea University working to the National lead for suicide and self-harm prevention on a day to day basis.

The post holder will be responsible for overseeing the implementation and delivery of the national strategic objectives of ‘Talk to Me Too’, the national suicide and self-harm prevention strategy across Wales. The role will also be responsible for co-ordinating the consistency, responses and activities of Regional Forums under the guidance of the National Advisory Group. The post will report to the National Lead for Suicide and Self-harm prevention in Wales.

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

Interviews will be held in January 2020.


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Public Health Wales, reserves the right to close this vacancy early. We therefore encourage early applications. If you are successful and short listed for interview you will be contacted by email using the address with which you registered. Please ensure you check your email account regularly.

We are committed to fair, transparent recruitment and believe in equality of opportunity in our workplace and will not tolerate discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, religion or belief, race or nationality, marriage or civil partnership status, sex, sexual orientation, working pattern, caring responsibilities, trade union activity or political beliefs – or on any other grounds. We welcome applications from individuals who may wish to work part time or apply on a job share basis.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English. To support our all Wales service, we particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website

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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.

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