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Community Mental Health Nurse

Powys Teaching Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
27 Jun 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Community Mental Health Nurse to join our Community Mental Health Team based in Welshpool.

Main duties of the job

You will be required to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and to provide specialist assessment, treatment and care to a caseload of people with complex mental health issues from within the local community.

The successful candidate will be required to provide care to service users within the legal frameworks of the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010, the Social Services and Well- Being (Wales) Act 2014 and the Mental Health Act (1983)

You must be enthusiastic, self-motivated, flexible in approach, able towork autonomously as well as with statutory and non- statutory service providers.

Effective communication and engagement skills are fundamental to this role, as well as a current evidence-based knowledge and a commitment to working with individuals adopting a recovery approach and a commitment to working within a trauma informed model of care.

In return for your skills and expertise we can offer you a variety of rewarding challenges, continued training and development and the opportunity to work within a friendly and supportive team.

About us

Being the smallest Heath Board in Wales means that you won't get lost in the crowd. Everybody at Powys Teaching Health Board is valued for the contribution they make to our varied and diverse portfolio of community-based services. Together, we can continue to make a real difference to our patients and build on our unrivalled reputation.

As a supportive and progressive employer, we actively encourage you to carve out a career with us, through a range of development pathways. We're also lucky enough to be situated in one of the most beautiful rural counties in Britain, let alone Wales! Achieving a healthy 'life work' balance is essential, and something we recognise by prioritising your well-being.

To start your journey with us, and to learn more about what we can offer you please visit: There you will find information about our benefits and values, read staff experiences and more about what our beautiful county has to offer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable 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



  • Registered Mental Health Nurse and Registered with the relevant Professional Body
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Extensive knowledge of mental health issues
  • Advanced knowledge of mental health legislation, law, and practice


  • CBT qualifications/Psycho-Social Interventions/teaching qualification
  • Evidence of personal development/specialist practitioner award



  • Sound understanding of community and multidisciplinary work.
  • Experience of working within a community setting and with Severely Mentally ill clients
  • Evidence of supervising and developing junior staff
  • Ability to meet travel requirements for the post

Aptitude and Abilities


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Multidisciplinary team work
  • Advanced care planning and problem solving skills
  • Advanced risk assessment skills
  • Ability to lead a small team/provide clinical supervision
  • Range of assessment skills for community working/able to manage resources


  • Mentor and assessor skills
  • Change management skills
  • Motivational skills
  • Welsh speaker
  • ICT skills
  • Skills to promote service user involvement

Employer details

Employer name

Powys Teaching Health Board


Bryntirion Resource Centre

Salop Road


SY21 7DU

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