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Registered Mental Health Nurse

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

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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 Seren Unit at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital, providing assessment and treatment to older adults with a diagnosis of dementia.

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.

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.

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.

Report, in an accurate and timely manner, any accidents, incidents which occur or complaints received, to the Unit Manager. Participate in the investigation process, as required.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh 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 improveWe treat everyone with respectWe 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
  • Awareness of specific government/legislation pertinent to the clinical area


  • Knowledge of Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB modernisation of service plan
  • Evidence of post graduate study



  • Ability to demonstrate sound clinical knowledge and awareness of safeguarding procedures
  • IT literacy
  • Analytical and judgemental skills to enhance the decision making process to resolve complex issues/situations


  • 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


  • Evidence of working within health settings
  • Experience of working with the designated client group

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Royal Glamorgan Hospital


CF72 8XR

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