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Registered Nurse Learning Disabilities

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Cwmbran
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Mental health, Learning disability nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently seeking to recruit a highly motivated Registered Learning Disability Nurse/ Registered Mental Health Nurse to work on Ty Lafant, our 7 bedded Assessment & Treatment Unit for individuals with a Learning Disability.

Ty Lafant provides short term assessment and treatment for individuals with a learning disability with mental health issues and / or challenging behaviour.

Main duties of the job

The core activity of the Band 5 nurse is to ensure that there is a person centred, co-ordinated and integrated multi-disciplinary approach to support people with a learning disability who engage in behaviours that challenge and/ or have mental health problems during a period of assessment and treatment.

To work as part of the multi-disciplinary team and to be named nurse for patients on the ward.

To promote positive behavioural approaches to support service users and promote a positive professional image of the Unit.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh 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 specialty 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. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

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Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Address

Ty Lafant, Llanfrechfa Grange Hospital

Llanfrechfa, Torfaen,

Cwmbran

NP44 8YN

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040-NMR521-0724

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