We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Mental Health Nurse, General Nurse or Learning Disability Nurse to work as part of the Multi-disciplinary Team on St Non Ward, Withybush General Hospital, Haverfordwest.
The role will be to assess, plan and deliver excellent care for individuals with Mental Health needs on a 15 bedded Older Adult Acute Admission Ward.
Full and part time hours will be considered.Main duties of the job
You will be expected to work a shift pattern, including night duty, to ensure that patients are supported with their physical, psychological and social needs across a 24/7 period. You will lead in the assessment process in relation to delivering appropriate and skilled interventions.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Interviews to be held on 03/10/23About us
Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:
Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest
Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire
48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres
Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services
Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.
The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.
The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.
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https://fb.watch/hzQjE8HzTN/Person SpecificationQualifications and KnowledgeEssential
- Registered General Nurse, Registered Mental Health Nurse and/or Registered Learning Disability Nurse
- Sound knowledge of clinical issues within area of practice.
- Student Nurse Practice supervisor
- Experience of working with people who have long term mental health needs and who present challenging behaviour / a high risk of violence to others.
- Evidence of ongoing professional development and must be willing to undertake identified local courses / study days and mandatory training.
Language SkillsDesirable Employer detailsEmployer name
- Have understanding and knowledge of local area and facilities with are that clients may access.
Hywel Dda University Health BoardAddress
St Non, Bro Cerwyn
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