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Registered Mental Health Nurse - Annwylfan Ward

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Ystrad Mynach
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum (pro rata'd if part time)
Closing date
3 May 2024

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Annwylfan Ward team, this is a 16 bedded Dementia Assessment Unit based in Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr Hospital, Ystrad Mynach.

The ward accommodates Older people for Mental Health assessment and treatment.

Annwylfan specialises in the assessment of confusion, diagnosis and care of dementia. Our goal is always to treat each person as an individual and support independence, maintain contact with loved ones and promote enjoyment in activities and the best quality of life possible.

The ward is homely and informal whilst remaining a safe clinical ward where dignity is maximised at all times. On Annwylfan Ward there is a patients' TV lounge, dining area and a separate visitors' lounge which are dementia friendly.

Activities on the ward are wide and varied and assist to structure the patient's time but also enable the staff to assess the patient's needs and functioning. The multi-disciplinary team formulate care together. The family/carer will be involved in planning discharge to meet the person's needs.

This post would enable applicants to access the Journey of Excellence (JoE) professional development programme aligned to the learning and development opportunities offered within the Health Board.

The management team are keen to enable development of staff and welcome conversations about advancing skills

Flexible working hours will be considered to meet service needs.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a hard working dedicated individual with a passion for working with people living with dementia,

Our goal is always to treat each person as an individual and support independence, maintain contact with loved ones and promote enjoyment in activities and the best quality of life possible.

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 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

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

Qualification

Essential

  • Meets all essential criteria as per attached job description/person specification


Desirable

  • Meets all desirable criteria as per attached job description/person specification


Knowledge of Dementia

Essential

  • Knowledge of basic dementias


Desirable

  • Extensive Knowledge of Dementia


Experience in Mental Health

Essential

  • Meets all essential criteria as per attached job description/person specification


Desirable

  • Meets all desirable criteria as per attached job description/person specification


Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Address

Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr

Ystrad Fawr Way

Ystrad Mynach

CF82 7GP

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

040-NMR272-0424

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