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Clinical Lead Nurse - Talygarn

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

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity to recruit a passionate, dedicated and highly motivated Band 6 Clinical Lead Nurse at Talygarn ward based on the County Hospital site.

The post holder will be a key member of the in-patient multi-disciplinary team, working within a recovery-focused service. There is a need to demonstrate a commitment to teamwork, with strong leadership skills. We aim to offer the highest quality specialist service to our patient group in a safe and supportive environment that enables, encourages and supports each individual to recover at a pace that feels safe and comfortable.

We strive to create a safe environment for both patients and staff through the development of relationships where everyone feels safe, respected, valued and supported.

The role will involve 12 hour shifts including days and nights. There are flexible working options available.

Main duties of the job

Talygarn is a 20 bedded acute mental health unit serving the Torfaen and North Monmouthshire catchment areas for patients from the age of 18 years to 65 years (70 for those patients already open to the service). The unit works closely with the North Gwent Home Treatment Team who gate keep admissions and facilitate the patients early discharge back to the community. The unit also works closely with the two Community Mental Health teams, Assertive Outreach Team and Early Intervention Teams from the catchment area.

The successful applicants will be keen to develop junior staff and will embrace the benefits of clinical supervision. In addition the role will involve the completion of audits that would help identify and enable quality improvement. The post holders will be supported to further develop their skills in this role, as part of a clinical progression pathway.

If you are interested in working with us, you will need to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and a commitment to enable clients' independence, rights, choices and dignity. This is an excellent opportunity for someone wishing to progress in the inpatient setting and work within a Clinical Lead role.

If you feel that you have the necessary skills and experience to fulfil this role then we would love to hear from you.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post 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

Relevant experience


  • relevant acute experience
  • experience working with mental health act
  • Registered mental health nurse


  • experience of training junior staff
  • practice supervisor/assessor
  • clinical supervisor

mentorship experience


  • experience mentoring junior staff


  • experience as a preceptor for junior staff

Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board



County Hospital, Coed-y-Gric Road, Griffithstown,



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