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Registered Nurse - Mental Health

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 Per annum pro rata
Closing date
9 Dec 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
The Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) Clinic in Hafan y Coed are looking for a registered mental health nurse to join our team on a part-time basis.

We are a modern, purpose-built clinic in University Hospital Llandough that provides ECT to patients experiencing mental health issues within Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.

We are looking for someone who is able to provide care to our patients on a set shift pattern of 3 days a week: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8am - 1:30pm.

You will be working in a friendly multi-disciplinary team that puts the patient at the centre of everything we do. We will provide a full induction and training programme as part of the recruitment process.

We welcome applications from newly qualified nurses.

To work in our team, you'll need to demonstrate the core values as set out by Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Kind and Caring, Respectful, Trust and Integrity, and Personal Responsibility.

Main duties of the job

The ECT Clinic has 1x part-time vacancy of 16.5 hours for a registered mental health nurse on a set shift pattern.

We are looking for a Registered Mental Health Nurse to join us in ECT Clinic who wish to work with patients requiring treatment with us. The successful applicant will work as part of a multidisciplinary team of health care professionals to ensure that the clinical, environmental and social needs of patients receiving ECT are met.

The main duties of the role include providing safe and effective care to patients receiving ECT, assisting with the day-to-day organisation of the clinic, and participating in key training and educational activities to ensure knowledge and skills remain up-to-date.

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



  • Experience of working in a nursing environment


  • Previous experience of caring for patients receiving ECT



  • IT Skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • A willingness to participate in continuing professional development



  • Ability to practice within the scope of the NMC Code of Professional Conduct


  • Knowledge of ECT

Personal Qualities


  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Flexible to meet the needs of the service
  • Ability to work within a team and independently


  • Ability to speak Welsh

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) Clinic

ECT Clinic, Hafan y Coed, University Hospital Llandough, Penlan Road


CF64 2XX

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