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Peer Mentor

Band 3

Main area
Mental Health
Band 3
Fixed term for 9 months due to funding
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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County Hospital
£18,813 to £20,795 per annum
12/12/2019 23:59

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.




Aneurin Bevan University Health Board are committed to delivering quality services based on the needs of the people who use them. As a Peer Mentor, you will be an expert by experience, working within a multi-disciplinary team and using a person-centred, strengths based recovery approach whilst working directly with adult service users. To be a Peer Mentor, there is a requirement that you would have had experience and input from a Mental Health Service.

We are pleased to be in a position to advertise 5 Peer Mentor positions within Adult Mental Health Services. The positions will be available in the following services:

- We have three full-time positions available in our three Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Teams (CR/HTT).  All CR/HTT positions are based in Gwent. The three teams have offices in Caerphilly, Newport and Tofaen. 

- We have one full time position available in our Veterans service.

- We have one full time position available with our Peri Natal Meantal Health Team.

 Please let us know in your supporting information which position you would like to apply for, this could be one or all. The roles will include some administrative duties, including recording on electronic patient records. You may be working with groups, individuals and agencies external to the NHS.

Due to being community services, it would be advantageous if you have a driving licence and access to your own transport.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.

Closing Date: 12/12/2019

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

For more information on specific roles please contact:

Andrew Price, Team Lead North Gwent CR/HTT - 01495 768727

Mel Glover, Deputy Directorate Manager - 01495 745798

For an informal discussion on the general role of a peer mentor, please contact Rebecca John, Peer Mentor (Tel: 07970 357918) or Dr. Jessica Woolley, Peer Mentor Development Lead (Tel: 07779  963529).

For any specific information about the Veterans Service, please conact Vanessa Bailey on 01873 735584.

For any specific information about the Perinatal Service, please contact Bev Nash on 01633 435926.