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Care Home Liaison Nurse - South Monmouthshire

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Chepstow
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 a year per anum
Closing date
22 Jul 2024
The post holder will be responsible for delivering a person-centred, multi-layered therapeutic service to older people living with a mental illness in a care setting.

The post holder will need to ensure their delivery is cost-effective, responsive, robust, and clinically sound.

The post holder will attend care homes to assess, review and offer specialist advice for older people living in a care setting, with a dementia, cognitive impairment, or functional mental illness.

The post holder will be required to adapt their skills to suit the specific person's complex needs, advocating on behalf of the patientand, where appropriate, supporting the least restrictive solutions.

To provide complex, sensitive information to patients in a care home setting who have varying degrees of barriers to understanding (mental Illness, dementia or cognitive impairment. Utilising empathy, persuasion and reassurance.

Plans and oversees the provision of care for patients in a care home setting.

Main duties of the job

The patient could be under any part of the mental health measure and therefore, the skills of the nurse will need to be broad and multi-faceted.

The post holder will give support, advise, education and assistance to staff working in care homes, within their allocated geographic area, and ensuring the guidance shared is evidence-based.

The post holder will utilise other professional groups and/or services to ensure all opportunities are afforded to the patent, to ensure they are well cared for and living as well as possible within the confines of their mental illness.

The post holder will support the Directorate to deliver the Welsh Government/ Public Health Wales targets - including reduction in anti-psychotic prescribing.

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. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

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

NMC registration

Essential

  • NMC qualification


Nursing Degree qualification

Essential

  • Mental Health & Learning Disability Nursing Degree


Length of Service

Desirable

  • Experience of working in band 5 role


Understanding of Care Home Liaison Role

Desirable

  • Understanding of Care Home Liaison Role


Understanding of Documentation

Desirable

  • Understanding of Documentation


Knowledge of the Mental Health Measures

Desirable

  • Knowledge of the Mental Health Measures


Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Address

Chepstow Community Hospital

Tempest Way

Chepstow

NP16 5YX

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

040-NMR527-0724

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