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Registered Mental Health Nurse- Psychiatric Intensive Care unit (PICU)

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Caerleon
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
6 Mar 2024
The post holder is a member of the In Patient Mental Health Team and will be responsible for the care coordination of a caseload of service users who are experiencing severe mental health difficulties under the supervision of the senior case worker. The post holder will take responsibility within their caseload for ensuring the assessment of health and social needs, formulation, planning, delivery and evaluation of care, support and treatment by the team, for both individuals and groups of service users including risk assessment and management, CPA, and care reviews. They will work collaboratively across a wide ranging multi-disciplinary services and agencies to provide effective delivery of health and social care, supporting a programme of recovery and social inclusion within the area.

The post holder may also supervise junior staff who are engaged with service users within their caseload.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a RNMH/RNLD to work as part of an innovative and collaborative Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit.

The ward ethos is to provide person centred care, drawing on the individual's strengths, likes and interests, incorporating this into their care and treatment. The ward primarily supports people who are suffering levels of distress and need a secure environment, patients usually accessing our services can present with external and internal aggression, risk of absconding behaviour and high risk of self harm.

The outcome for individuals is to aid in recovery, gain an understanding of their needs, risk and reasons for behaviours.

The ward is a 9 bedded unit, comprising of both male and female service users from across Aneurin Bevan University Health Board. We shared the vision of the health board to support people in the local area as much as possible. We are a recovery focused ward that also caters for acute crisis admissions.

If you are newly qualified or an experienced registered nurse and would like to know more, please contact the deputy ward managers.

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

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

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Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Address

St Cadocs Hospital

Lodge Road

Caerleon

NP18 3XQ

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040-NMR105-0224

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