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Primary Mental Health
Band 8a
Part time 18.75 hours per week
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Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
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St David's Hospital
£42,414 to £49,969 per annum pro rata
25/02/2019 23:59
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Primary Mental Health Team Manager (Child)

Band 8a


Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.

The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

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.

With effect from 1st April 2017 points 1-5 on the AFC pay scales will be adjusted to £16,523 to reflect the incorporation of the Living Wage Foundation rate of £8.45 per hour.

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.


We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic registered social worker, OT or mental health or learning disability nurse for the post of team leader in the primary mental health service for children, young people and families.

The post holder will join a team of primary mental health workers, and will have the lead role in developing the service to meet the needs of children and young people referred under part 1 of the measure (Mental Health Wales Measure, 2010).  The team leader will work closely with the operational manager to meet performance targets. The post holder will also have the opportunity to undertake clinical work as appropriate.

The primary mental health service is part of the Child Development and Health Psychology Department. Regular supervision, joint working and training are key aspects of the service.  As well as support and supervision within the service the post holder will be able to access appropriate professional support within Cardiff and Vale UHB.

The service has good links with child health,CAMHS and the wider psychology community in Cardiff and Vale. The service is committed to supporting staff in their continuing professional development and specialist interests.

As well as managing the team you will promote service initiatives, take a major role in enhancing multi-disciplinary/multi-agency team work and developing links with the wider network.

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

Closing date: 25th February 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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jenny Hunt (Head of Service)
029 20536733