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Specialist Practitioner in Dementia Care (Registered) - INTERNAL

Band 6

Main area
Mental Health
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Ysbyty Cwm Cynon
Mounitain Ash
£28,050 to £36,644 per annum
20/02/2019 23:59

Cwm Taf Cares

Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.

We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. 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.

For more information about life in Cwm Taf, please visit our page.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, 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.



An opportunity has arisen for three highly motivated band 6, Mental Health Practitioners to join our team within Specialist Dementia Intervention Team (SDIT). The successful candidates will be expected to undertake assessment formulations and develop a plan along with the MDT to support those suffering with behaviour that challenges while living with Dementia. You will work collaboratively within team ensuring deliver of high quality care to those living in the community and care home environment. The team offers a 12 week, intensive intervention programme and you will be expected to be involved in all aspects of this work. In addition to this you will be expected to offer daily support to HCWS staff and others involved within the team. The team will operate on a 7 day rota with morning and afternoon shifts in operation.


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

Closing Date: 20th 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

Davida Watkins

Tel: 01443 715074