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Staff Nurse - PICU

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen for a qualified staff nurse to develop in a busy, friendly team where your skills and ideas are valued and your development supported.

We are looking to recruit an RMN to undertake the role of a staff nurse on PICU at the Princess of Wales Hospital, providing assessment and treatment to adults with various mental health conditions.

To work as a registered mental health nurse in the in-patient setting of the Mental Health. The post holder will have excellent communication skills, a positive attitude to working with people with complex mental health needs and work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team. The post holder will manage their own caseload of patients, and act as an expertresource in the care and treatment of patients experiencing a range of mental health problems relevant to the area of practice.

This post is fixed term / secondment for 6 months to cover the needs of the service.If you are interested in applying for the secondment position, you must obtain permission from your current line manager prior to applying for this post.

Main duties of the job

Using the Mental Health Measure 2012 framework, to work with the individual to assess, plan, implement and evaluate their needs. Using the recovery process agreeing realistic and achievable outcomes.

Participate in the individualised Care and Treatment (multi-disciplinary team) care reviews. Ensuring that reviews are carried out on a regular basis and the review is documented accurately in the individual inpatient records.To administer, monitor and supervise prescribed medication.

Observe for and report, as appropriate, therapeutic effects, any possible side effects using evidence based scales.Offer support, advice and information to carers/relatives.Encourage participation of carers in planning of care and work in a manner which will engender trust and co-operation, thereby enhancing patient care, maintaining confidentiality at all times.As a member of the multi-disciplinary team contribute to clinical reviews/case formulation and report on the condition of patients to other professionals and when required provide written reports as requested, including Mental Health Tribunals.Adhere to the Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board Policies and Procedures in all areas of clinical practice.

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

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

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
  • Knowledge of mental health act, mental health measure


  • Knowledge of Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB modernisation of service plan



  • Ability to demonstrate sound clinical knowledge within inpatient MH settings
  • IT literacy


  • Ability to speak welsh



  • Experience as a band 5 registered mental health nurse or applications from new registrants
  • Experience of multi-disciplinary and/or multi agency working


  • Experience of working with the designated client group

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Princess of Wales Hospital

Coity Road



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