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Community Mental Health Practitioner

Band 6

Main area
Flying Start
Band 6
Fixed Term until 31/03/2020
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum
16/12/2019 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.




The opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Mental Health Nurse to join the Flying Start and Families First Early Years in Torfaen.

Responsibilities include working closely with the multi- disciplinary team, maintaining a clinical caseload, conducting assessments of highly complex problems which require the analysis, interpretation and comparison of a range of solutions and facilitation of groups.

The role will include;

  • Maintaining of clinical standards within the governance framework.
  • Leading the planning and development of staff training packages for Parent and Infant Mental Health Services
  • Regularly undertaking R&D activity, including evaluating the impact of staff training, and the formal research programme which is evaluating the clinical outcomes achieved by the Parent and Infant Mental Health Services.

They will participate fully in the professional activities of Nursing within the Division, gain further experience of Professional Issues and to be familiar with current Strategic thinking in the NHS in general and Mental Health in particular.

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

Closing date: 16th December 2019

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

Lena Evans - Flying Start / Families First Operational Manager
01633 647420 / 07800874977 or

Mary Tighe -  Flying Start Operational Manager
01633 647420 / 07800874990