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Learning Disability Staff Nurse, Inpatient Services, Ty Garth Newydd

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024
This is an exciting opportunity for a newly qualified RNMH or RNLD to join inpatient services within the Learning Disability Division in Swansea Bay UHB. As a RNMH/RNLD you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of high quality individualised careto persons with complex learning disabilities.

Each candidate will undergo a preceptorship programme as part of their initial introduction into the role of a registered nurse with further opportunities for learning and development as part of the Health Boards personal and professional development framework.

Services for persons with LD are commissioned by Swansea Bay to include services delivered within the Cardiff & Vale and Cwm Taff Bro Morgannwg footprint.

Learning Disability Servicesacross the 3 HB areas are undergoing a programme of modernisation and so this is an exciting time to join the service and be part of the modernisation journey.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable but not essential for this post.

Main duties of the job

We are looking to recruit Nurses that can demonstrate our values and welcome applications from people who share Our Values: caring for each other, working together and always improving.

If you think you can demonstrate our values, and match our success profile: -
  • Show empathy and compassion towards others - a natural disposition to put yourself in someone else's shoes. Sees and treats others as individuals (patient, families, colleagues) and treats people with dignity and respect.
  • Show resilience, adaptability and flexible approach as situations arise and positivity when times are tough.
  • Show respect for others' views and appreciate others' inputs and encourage colleagues to display our values.
  • Motivated to use initiative to recognise problems and seek solutions whilst understanding the importance of empowering and enabling others (patients, families, colleagues).
  • Friendly and helpful disposition, awareness of how our own and others' behaviours impact on people's experiences and the organisation's reputation.
  • Willing to seek out learning, give and accept constructive feedback and committed to continuous improvement.

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About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The ability to speak Welsh would be desirable, but not essential for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

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

RNLD Registration


  • RNLD Registration


  • experience working with adults mental health diagnosis



  • Experience of working with people with learning disability


  • previous experience working in health care settings



  • Working towards BTEC in Positive Behavioural Support

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Ty garth newydd

Heol Draw


CF38 1UR

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