Community Mental Health Nurse

Employer
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Location
Port Talbot
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum
Closing date
3 Jul 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity as arisen within the Crisis Team [Neath Port Talbot] for a Registered Mental Health Nurse. The successful candidate will work within a multidisciplinary team providing care to those individuals experiencing a Mental Health Crisis.

Ideally this should be provided in the least restrictive environment i.e. the patients home / communities. The successful candidate will also be required to participate in the Mental Health Telephone Triage.

An exciting opportunity as arisen within the Crisis Team [Neath Port Talbot] for a Registered Mental Health Nurse. The successful candidate will work within a multidisciplinary team providing care to those individuals experiencing a Mental Health Crisis.

Ideally this should be provided in the least restrictive environment i.e. the patients home / communities. The successful candidate will also be required to participate in the Mental Health Telephone Triage.

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

Main duties of the job

The team aims to provide high quality care within the least restrictive environment for individuals and their families. The team will encourage development and support.

Conducting holistic assessments for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis.

Risk assessing/risk management

Telephone triage of referrals

Home treatment, providing 1:1 input, psychosocial interventions.

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

To assess individuals experiencing a mental health crisis.

Facilitate early discharge from Acute mental health wards.

Risk assess, manage and formulate risk management plans.

Liaise and work within the MDT and partner agencies.

Person Specification essential Essential
  • registered mental health nurse
essential Essential
  • 2 years post graduation experience in acute/community mental health nursing


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