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Community Mental Health Nurse

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Chepstow
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
21 Mar 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Lower Monmouthshire Adult Mental Health Service to appoint to a full time Community Psychiatric Nurse post . The post holder will be a senior member of the Community Mental Health Team and will be responsible for the care coordination of a caseload of service users who are experiencing severe mental health difficulties, and will have additional complex care needs.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will work collaboratively across the 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 will also, as part of the staff resource in the duty desk, support the delivery of timely and effective intervention of all individuals who are in need of urgent mental health assessment and management.

The post holder will be expected to develop close working relationships with the other aspects of the service both community and Inpatient Unit, as well as develop a broad knowledge of the resources available across the Borough. They will be expected to support the Team Leader to achieve organisational targets. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have a proven track record of working with service users with complex mental health needs. They will have a commitment to providing person centred care and will, through their actions at all times demonstrate a strong value base and a preparedness to embrace change.

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

Hywel Dda Centre

Regent Way

Chepstow

NP16 5BY

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040-NMR046-0124-A

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