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Crisis Resolution Home Treatment
Band 6
37.5 hours per week (Full time - will include night shifts)
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Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Employer type
Royal Glamorgan Hospital
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum
Salary period
22/04/2021 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Practitioner

Band 6

We provide healthcare services to people living in Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf county borough areas, serving a population of around 450,000.  We are ideally situated between Wales’s capital city, Porthcawl to the west, and the stunning scenery in the Brecon Beacons.

Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race/nationality, religion/belief, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh or English, and no preference will be given to applications submitted in either language.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for 3 x permanent band 6 Crisis Resolution Home Treatment (CRHT) practitioners to work with the team at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital.  CRHT covers the Rhondda & Taff Ely  localities. 

We are an incredibly compassionate, patient focused and psychologically minded service and we are  looking for like mind individuals to join our team.

We are currently undergoing a service review, and this is an excellent time , being the opportunity to be part of a service improvement plan.  

The post holder’s role will be to support the provision of health care to the people of the Rhondda & Taff Ely  region,  contributing to a 24 hour a day, 7 days a week provision of a Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Service for clients experiencing a mental health crisis.

This will involve both lone and joint assessments of people’s mental health as part of the gate keeping service for our  in-patient beds.   It will also involve   working with people in their own home, as an alternative to hospital admission  . 

We are looking for  enthusiastic, resilient and committed practitioners who are proactive but also  effective team players.

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

Closing date: 22nd April 2021

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Cath Granelli, Senior Nurse
01443 443443 ex 74529

Angela Tanner, Team Leader