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Community Mental Health Nurse

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
6 Mar 2024
A rare exciting opportunity has arisen within the Early Intervention in Psychosis Team for a Registered Mental Health Nurse (Band 6) to join our busy and passionate team. The team operates Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm except Bank Holidays.

We are looking for a motivated individual who can work independently and as part of the Multi-Disciplinary team including nursing, psychology, psychological therapy, medicine and OT.Excellent communication skills are essential as well as having a positive attitude to mental health care whilst ensuring individual needs for privacy, dignity, respect and confidentiality are upheld at all times.

In this Health Board we aspire to be driven by our values where every person that works for us, regardless of their role, is expected to demonstrate the values of caring for each other, working together and always improving.

This exciting role is part of a developing team that currently works with clients aged 14-25 but due to the expansion of our MDT, this is planned to increase to aged 35.

Main duties of the job

The role will consist of working as part of a multidisciplinary team in undertaking the role of the Care Coordinator in the delivery of a high quality community mental health service under the framework of the Mental Health Measure (2010) Wales whilst maintaining the Recovery ethos at the forefront of nursing care.

To assess implement and evaluate agreed care and treatment plans for each individual on the caseload which has previously been agreed with the service users / carers. To work autonomously but under the indirect supervision of a Band 7 registered nurse / team manager and in conjunction with other health colleagues in delivery of a supportive service for those people under the care of EIP

There will also be an expectation of the successful candidate to work autonomously but also as part of a team, which will involve mental health assessments and providing a point of contact for existing service users in the absence of their care coordinator.

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

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

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



  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Possession of post graduate qualification (diploma, degree or higher qualification) or evidence of working towards the same


  • Relevant Nursing Degree
  • Diploma in relevant Nursing/ Community Studies



  • Experience of working at Band 5 within a multidisciplinary team framework in Acute Adult Mental Health Services.
  • Experience of joint working with other agencies/ services


  • Experience of working with family and carers



  • Work autonomously with an ability to communicate and engage effectively with service users suffering from severe mental health problems.
  • Ability to travel between sites in a timely manner.
  • Communicate with a range of people from statutory and non-statutory agencies.
  • Autonomously manage time, prioritise work, utilise problem solving strategies to meet the needs of the service users and the service as a whole.
  • Ability to assess risk and respond appropriately using evidence based literature.
  • CPA/Mental Health Measure 2010 to facilitate this.
  • Ability to assess, plan and evaluate care plans to meet individual need of service users.


  • Ability to use word processor and database
  • Ability to speak Welsh

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


The Lodge, Tonna Hospital



SA11 3LX

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