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Senior Practitioner for Bespoke projects

Band 8a

Main area
Mental Health/ Learning Disabilities
Band 8a
Fixed Term/Secondment for 12 months
Full time37.5 hours per week
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National Colaborative Commissioning Unit
£42,414 - £49,969 per annum
20/11/2018 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 exciting opportunity has arisen within the NHS Wales' Quality Assurance Improvement Service (QAIS), part of the National Collaborative Commissioning Unit.

The QAIS has been successful with it's bid to the Welsh Governments Mental Health Transformational fund. The bid is for funding of a senior practitioner to manage the bespoke programmes of work requested by a number of Health Boards in Wales.

The post holder will be responsible for leading and managing each individual programme of work, using clinical expertise to plan and undertake Individual Progress Reviews of citizens within Mental Health and Learning Disability hospital and care home placements. The post holder will also be responsible for collating all information from each programme of work and contributing to reports which will be fed back to each organisation that has requested a programme of work. There will also be some cross cover with the senior practitioner responsible for team management within the QAIS. 

The post holder will be employed on a secondment/fixed term basis for an initial 12 month period.   

Closing date - 20th November, 2018

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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

For further information about this post or to arrange an informal visit, please contact:

Adrian Clarke- Head of QAIS on 01443 744928