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Mental Health Registered Nurse - Willow Hafan y Coed

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Join Cardiff & Vale Mental Health Services as a registered band 5 nurse in Adult Mental Health.

If you are an enthusiastic mental health nurse, interested in working within adult mental health in an organisation that supports your learning and development, this opportunity may be the for you.

We have vacancy on Willow, Adult Mental Health Inpatient ward and would like to invite interested candidates to apply.

This is an opportunity to work within a rewarding environment, with experienced and dynamic teams! Post holders will be RMN's with a special interest and a real passion for working within adult mental health. We are seeking enthusiastic, highly motivated and compassionate nurses to join our existing teams, to provide high quality care. Furthermore, there are a number of further training and study day opportunities for newly qualified nurses to attend in order to continue developing their skills and knowledge and allow them to excel in their roles on the wards.

Main duties of the job

A supernumerary period when you start, to support your transition from student nurse to registered nurse and supporting you to orientate yourself to our services and processes

A named preceptor who will support you during your first 12-18 months as a newly registered nurse

A Welcome Pack and Preceptorship workbook to support your development as a Band 5 nurse

A minimum of 6 study days specifically focussed on mental health

Support from the Practice Development Team to look at future learning opportunities

Opportunity to apply for a rotational programme

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

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

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

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

NMC registration


  • NMC registration



  • student streamlining scheme



  • Welsh speaker

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


Hafan y Coed, University Hospital Llandough, Penlan Road

Penlan Road


CF64 2XX

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