To work effectively as a member of the multi-disciplinary team.
To assist in the provision of care and treatment to meet people's physical, psychological, social, mental and spiritual care needs.
To assist the individual to maintain and improve their health, independence and recovery; within the clinical and / or community setting.
To work with individuals assisting them to gain new skills and values promoting self-direction and social inclusion.
To focus on providing person-centred care, with a shared responsibility for positive risk taking.
To assist people to exercise their rights and uphold safeguards to ensure minimal restriction on people's lives, whilst also maintaining the safety of others.
To contribute to the operation and the development of high quality clinical services that aim to improve outcomes for people with mental health problems or learning disability.
To participate in Clinical Supervision and Reflective Practice.
To act as Named Nurse or Care Coordinator to a small group of individuals; during their episode of care as outlined in the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010.
To provide one to one sessions with their allocated patients.
To act as an effective role model and mentor to junior staff.
To participate in the PADR process and continually update practice and education.
Main duties of the job
An exciting opportunity to work within Ward F, which is the single point of admissions for mental health services for Swansea Bay University Health Board. Ward F has two beds allocated for the planned treatment for individuals who have a diagnosed substance misuse dependency. All treatment plans are tailored to each individual and are done in partnership with the patient. There are strong links with the community drug and alcohol team and third sector partners in promoting each persons recovery through their treatment pathway in achieving abstinence.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.
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 Essential Essential
- Must have current registration with the NMC.
- Must uphold and promote the Health Boards core values and behaviours.
- 1st level Registered Nurse.
- Active registration with the NMC.
- Ability to work within the framework of the MDT and be aware of the different roles and responsibilities within the MDT.
- Ability to reflect and critically appraise own performance and practise.
- Evidence of post graduate study.
- Experience / willingness to develop clinical knowledge of substance misuse and acute mental health issues.
- Supporting students and junior staff in their personal development.
- Experience of research and or audit
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