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National Co-ordinator for Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention

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National Co-ordinator for Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention
Band 8a
Fixed Term
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Swansea University
£44,606 - £50,819 per annum
11/12/2019 23:59

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Bydd cyfweliadau yn cael ei cynnal yn mis Ionawr 2020

I gael rhagor o fanylion, cysylltwch â:



NHS Wales Health Collaborative

National Coordinator

Suicide and self-harm prevention


This is a fixed term post for 3 years due to funding.  

If you are an Public Health Wales 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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, enthusiastic, experienced and motivated person to join the national suicide and self-harm prevention team. This post is fixed term for an initial period of 3 years. The post will be based in Swansea University working to the National lead for suicide and self-harm prevention on a day to day basis.

The post holder will be responsible for overseeing the implementation and delivery of the national strategic objectives of ‘Talk to Me Too’, the national suicide and self-harm prevention strategy across Wales. The role will also be responsible for co-ordinating the consistency, responses and activities of Regional Forums under the guidance of the National Advisory Group. The post will report to the National Lead for Suicide and Self-harm prevention in Wales.

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

Interviews will be held in January 2020.


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