An exciting opportunity has arisen to join mental health services in Powys Teaching Health Board (PTHB) within Older Persons Mental Health Services (OPMHS).
We are currently seeking to recruit a highly motivated Registered Nurse to work on Clywedog Ward, Llandrindod Wells War Memorial Hospital which is a Ten bedded acute assessment unit for older adults who are experiencing functional and/or cognitive difficulties. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, committed and innovative person to join our specialized team. You will carry out assessment of needs on the OPMH unit for people who present with functional and/or organic problems. You will work alongside the ward team to provide plans of appropriate therapies and activities to aid and approve functioning.
All applicants are invited to apply in welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.Main duties of the job
The successful post holder will work closely with the clinical lead, Ward Manager and local clinical teams. Operational management will be provided by the Ward Manager and professional accountability will be ensured through regular supervision with the clinical lead. We care for our patients 7 days a week, 24 hours a day so you will need to have the flexibility to take part in a full shift system including nights, bank holidays and weekend working.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.About us
Being the smallest Heath Board in Wales means that you won't get lost in the crowd. Everybody at Powys Teaching Health Board is valued for the contribution they make to our varied and diverse portfolio of community-based services. Together, we can continue to make a real difference to our patients and build on our unrivalled reputation.
As a supportive and progressive employer, we actively encourage you to carve out a career with us, through a range of development pathways. We're also lucky enough to be situated in one of the most beautiful rural counties in Britain, let alone Wales! Achieving a healthy 'life work' balance is essential, and something we recognise by prioritising your well-being.
To start your journey with us, and to learn more about what we can offer you please visit: https://pthb.nhs.wales/working-for-us/. There you will find information about our benefits and values, read staff experiences and more about what our beautiful county has to offer.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
The post holder will work alongside the in-patient team, helping to deliver excellent, evidence-based care. Responsibilities include: in-patient care co-ordination, assessment of mental health, holistic risk assessment, planning and delivery of care, along with facilitating discharge planning.
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 SpecificationQualificationEssential
- Registered Mental Health Nurse
- Evidence of continuous professional development
- CBT qualifications
- Risk Assessment WARRN
Knowledge and UnderstandingEssential
- Able to undertake a comprehensive holistic assessment - CTP assessment
- To communicate verbally and effectively with service users, managers and other members of the multidisciplinary team
- Able to use computers for report writing and updating service records
- Able to develop and maintain professional relationships within a multi-disciplinary team
- Able to meet the travel requirements of the post
Desirable Skills and AbilitiesEssential
- Principals of Recovery
- Effective skills and knowledge of: Psychosocial interventions
- Clinical supervision
Desirable Employer detailsEmployer name
- Excellent organisational skills
- Ability to travel to meet the requirements of the post
- Person centred and non judgmental
Powys Teaching Health BoardAddress
Clywedog Ward, Llandrindod Wells Hospital
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