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Mental Health
Band 2
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board
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Neath Port Talbot Hospital
£16,523 to £17,954 per annum pro rata
22/03/2018 23:59
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Health Care Support Worker - MALE ONLY

Band 2

Welcome to ABM University Health Board. We welcome applications from people who share our values: caring for each other, working together and always improving.    

Croeso i Fwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol ABM. Rydym yn croesawu ceisiadau gan bobl sy’n rhannu ein gwerthoedd: gofalu am ein gilydd, cydweithio a gwella drwy’r amser.

ABM University Health Board reserve 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.

Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff currently awaiting redeployment and we therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.


The organisation is specifically recruiting MALE applicants in keeping with the positive action provision within the Equality Act 2010 order to meet patient need and employee safety.

This post is exempt under the Employment (Sex Discrimination) Act 2000, Section the (s9(2)(f)) Personal welfare and counseling which constitutes a Genuine Occupational Qualifications. The work involves working with service users where there is a risk assessment identifying the need for male support in the provision of aspects of this persons care and support.

We are looking for a well motivated and keen Health Care Support Worker to join an established team at a busy acute mental health unit.

Ward F at Neath Port Talbot Hospital "ABMU Chairman's Award Winners of Team of the Year" is a 21 bedded adult acute admission ward where the work is interesting and challenging, but is also very rewarding.

The postholder will be involved in the delivery of nursing care to patients experiencing a range of mental health problems under the supervision of the nurse in charge/ ward manager.

Postholders will be expected to undertake flexible working hours rostered over a 24hr period which includes weekend work.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this role

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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jayne Whitney - Ward Manager 01639 862517
Lydia Jenkins - Clinical Lead
Matthew Hooper - Clinical Lead