Are you looking for a challenge and the chance to progress your career in providing modern and supportive holistic care during the initial period of cognitive assessment and diagnosis? Then look no further, come and join us!
The post holder will undertake responsibility of theConwy & Denbighshire memory clinic in the absence of the memory clinic manager.
The post holder may be required to divide their time equally between a clinic and community care setting due to the large rural geographical area with limited transport links and problematic mobile phone reception.
It is necessary to work autonomously and conduct patient home visits. To have the ability to make complex decisions unsupervised due to working in isolated areas.
The post holder is expected to participate as a full member of the multidisciplinary team, working with people who present with possible organic mental health problems. Taking responsibility for a case load of patients and initial comprehensive assessments, delivering diagnosis and formulating treatment plans and on-going review.
This post is secondment for 12 months due to - meet the needs of the service
If you are interested in applying for the secondment position, you must obtain permission from your current line manager prior to applying for this post.Main duties of the job
An opportunity has arisen for a mental health nurse to join us as a B6 MA Nurse in Central Memory Assessment Service (MAS). This is a long established multi-disciplinary memory assessment service providing a service of excellence across Conwy and Denbighshire.
We will provide you with the opportunity to develop transferrable skills - to become specialised in the assessment process by further developing your assessment techniques whilst carrying out in-depth first line assessments collecting and collating information in an appropriate format to present to your MDT colleagues sharing and discussing sensitive information as well as participating in the diagnostic process providing knowledge and support during those early days of diagnosis as well as being involved with initial therapeutic group/ individual work. We want to support you in your career and give you opportunities to progress.
The role will require a mix of nursing skills from a range of professional specialist areas - Primary Care, Liaison, Adult Mental Health and Older Person's Mental Health. As the B6 you will be expected to lead an area of the MAS in the absence of the manager. This is a unique opportunity to join our team during these interesting times of change.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.About us
If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.
Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.
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Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.Job descriptionJob 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 TracPerson SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Qualified Health Professional (RMN,
- Evidence of personal and clinical development
- Ability to lead a team
- Clinical and management leadership skills
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Appropriate training in older persons mental health issues
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health BoardAddress
Conwy and Denbighshire
Conwy - Dinbych
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