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Community Psychiatric Nurse - Torfaen Older Adult Team

The Community Psychiatric Nurse will be a member of the Older Adult Community Mental health team, working closely with the multi- disciplinary team. Responsibilities include the maintaining of clinical caseloads and conducting assessments of highly complex problems which require analysis, interpretation and comparison of a range of solutions for service users who are experiencing severe and complex mental health difficulties, both organic and functional.

Main duties of the job

The Community Psychiatric Nurse will work within their code of practice to take responsibility for their allocated caseload to ensure assessments of health and social needs. This will include formulation, planning and evaluation of care which include regular reviews and update of risk assessments documentation and care planning. they will be a care co-coordinator and advocate for the service user at times and promote independence through the recovery process.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this role 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 speciality 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. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Meets all essential criteria as per attached JD


Desirable

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Experience

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Desirable

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Skills

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Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Address

County Hospital

Ty Siriol Unit County Hospital Griffithstown Pontypool

Pontypool

NP4 5YA

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040-NMR120-0224

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