Registered Learning Disabilities Nurse Acute Admissions Unit

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum
Closing date
27 Jun 2022

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Learning Disability
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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The post holder will promote equality for all service users in accessing Acute In-Patient Assessment and Treatment, assisting with the initial assessment process, contributing to discharge planning at the point of entry, and ensuring consistent application of care and treatment plans throughout the duration of admission.

The post holder will assess, plan, implement and evaluate care through the principles of Positive Behavioural Support.

To contribute to the assessment and treatment of those accessing Assessment and Treatment, ensuring holistic delivery of care and multi-disciplinary/multi-agency services which are coherent, consistently applied and in line with the Mission Statement for Acute Assessment and Treatment Services as outlined in the Operational Policy.

Main duties of the job

We are seeking a dynamic, highly motivated Registered Learning Disabilities Nurse with proven commitment to working with individuals who have challenging behaviour, and or Mental Health problems to work in an Acute Admissions Unit , preferably with a minimum of 1 year's experience.The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, a positive attitude to working with people with challenging behaviour and experience of working effectively within a multi-disciplinary environment. Candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to collect and analysis data and plan support in line with the principles of Positive Behavioural Support and Active Support. Candidates must also be able to demonstrate commitment to developing their clinical skills. In return the Heath Board can offer high quality, purpose built working environment, support and training for both clinical and managerial roles and opportunities for professional development.These posts present challenging opportunities to enhance and further develop the lives of people with a learning disability and challenging behaviour .The post include shift working on a 24 hour basis.

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

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex; religion or belief; race; age; sexual orientation; gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

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 QUALIFICATIONS Essential
  • Be in possession of an up to date P.I.N as allocated by the NMC.
  • Commitment to NMC guidance in relation to PREP, evidence of up to date portfolio.
  • Minimum of 1 years experience
Organised Essential
  • Is organised and able to manage their and time effectively to meet service targets
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to travel between sites in a timely manner

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