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Perinatal Mental Health Service
Band 3
12 months fixed term
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Hywel Dda University Health Board
Employer type
Ty Myddfai, Psychological Wellbeing Centre
£17,787 to £20,448 per annum
24/02/2019 23:59
Interview date
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Perinatal Peer Mentor Support Worker

Band 3

Help transform the lives of others and we'll help transform yours

For further information regarding this vacancy please contact the Appointing Manager, details can be found under the ‘Apply online now’ button at the bottom of this page 


If you are a Qualified Healthcare Professional looking at relocating or thinking of moving to Hywel Dda University Health Board as your next career choice and would like to find out more information, please contact

Tina Coleman - Recruitment Campaign Specialist 01267 266292

Hywel Dda University Health Board (UHB) 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.


This is a fixed term post for 12 months, due to funding.            

If you are a Hywel Dda Health Board employee this post will only be offered on a secondment basis and you will need to have gained your line managers approval for the secondment prior to going to interview

This is a innovative and brand new concept in the formulation of ‘Peer Mentor Support Worker’, emphasising the significant and integral role of ‘peer support’, which focuses on the importance of establishing ‘strong therapeutic relationships’ with the women who use our service, building trust, and promoting confidence and self esteem, promoting the ability to make informed choices regarding care and treatment.

Full training and supervision will be provided for the successful candidate of this new and exciting opportunity. The post holder will assist in the facilitation of our Specialist Interventions, via group work, and 1 – 1 work, and will work closely with our midwifery and Health Visiting colleagues, whilst carrying a small and designated caseload for specific 1 – 1 intervention’s.

The successful candidate will be based with the Specialist Perinatal Service in Ty Myddfai in Carmarthen; however some travel would be expected dependant upon workload and priority.

Those with lived experience of Perinatal Mental Health Issues/problems are strongly invited to apply, but this is not an essential requirement, however, the ability to demonstrate genuine empathy and clinical integrity regarding their work is.

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

Interviews will be held on Monday the 4th March 2019.

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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

Andrew Homfray 01267 229700