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CPN Nurse Assessor, Older Persons Community Mental Health Teams

  • Hold a clinical caseload, providing comprehensive nursing assessments to determine the appropriate category of care required for a care home placement, and to support the Continuing Health Care and NHS Funded Care process.
  • Foster robust, open and positive working relationships with all partners, in particular, Local Authority and other mental health services and the 3rd sector, ensuring that all partners are treated with dignity and respect.
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, acting as a resource to provide nursing advice in relation to appropriate placement and management.


Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide comprehensive nursing assessments to determine the appropriate category of care required for a care home placement and to support the Continuing Health Care and NHS Funded Nursing Care process.

The post holder will develop and maintain a collaborative approach to the fair application of both NHS Funded Nursing Care and Continuing Health Care criteria.

The post holder will encourage joint working and actively work towards improving outcomes for patients via the process and provide accurate advice and information to the multi-disciplinary team and families regarding the outcome of the nursing assessment process.

The post holder will frequently work as a Lone Worker.

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

Experience

Essential

  • Significant experience of successfully operating in a patient centred environment.
  • Experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Experience of drafting reports and correspondence.


Desirable

  • Experience of working within a multi-agency community mental health setting.


Skills and Attributes

Essential

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to understand and manage complex issues and environments.
  • Partnership and multi-disciplinary working.


Desirable

  • Presenting information to other professional groups.


Qualifications and/or Knowledge

Essential

  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Post Registration qualification to postgraduate Diploma level, or possess skills, knowledge, training and experience to equivalency.
  • Excellent clinical knowledge of specialist area.
  • Good knowledge of NHS Funded Nursing Care and Continuing Health Care


Desirable

  • Knowledge of Escalating Concerns Policy


Other

Essential

  • The role is community based, therefore the ability to travel throughout the UHB locality in a timely manner is essential to the role.
  • Can work effectively with people with diverse skills, abilities and experience.
  • Able to prioritise work and work to multiple deadlines.


Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Address

Ysbyty George Thomas/Maritime Resource Centre

The Mattie Collins Way

Treorchy

CF42 6YG

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

110-NMR199-0524

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