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Neurodevelopmental Practitioner

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
29 Sep 2023

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for two full time secondment (till March 2025) Neurodevelopmental Practitioners posts with the Gwent Integrated Autism Service (IAS).

The Gwent Integrated Autism Service is an innovative and developing service for autistic adults, that is part of a wider national initiative. It is a multi-agency partnership across Health and Local Authorities who provide a service to support autistic adults people and their families.

You will be part of a Specialist Service who provides a diagnostic assessment service and pre and post diagnostic support. All staff within this service work to an integrated approach, which is outcome focused.

This is an opportunity to be part of a small developing service that encourages innovative thinking and actively explores new ways of working to better improve individuals' experiences accessing the service, whilst providing and maintaining a seamless service at a primary care level. There are opportunities to develop and maintain close professional links with secondary mental health practitioners.

Main duties of the job

As part of the wider MDT and with the support and supervision of Integrated Autism Service Specialist Practitioners undertake diagnostic assessment (in accordance with NICE guidelines|) and post diagnostic support service for adults, their families and other professionals involved with the individual.

The post holder will facilitate post diagnostic support which includes individual and group-based interventions with the individual, their families and other professionals.

The post Holder will provide line management and supervise the team of specialist support workers to undertake interventions that are strength based and outcome focused.

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

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification



  • BSc (Hons) or its equivalent level
  • Registered Health Professional - RMHN, RLDN, OT, SALT


  • Ideally extensive knowledge of a range of therapeutic interventions in relation to mental health



  • To be able to undertake a clinical interview relevant to the assessment that is being undertaken. To record and evaluate pertinent information and turn into a clear and concise report for individuals and other professionals.


  • Experience with working with neurodiverse adults and/or children

Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board


Torfaen Business Centre

Panteg Way



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