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Registered Learning Disabilities Nurse -Inpatient Services

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Seven Sisters
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
23 Jul 2024
This is an exciting opportunity for a RNMH or RNLD to join our Nursing Team at Swn yr Afon Specialist Residential Service. Swn yr Afon SRS is an inpatient service 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 care to persons with complex learning disabilities.

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

Main duties of the job

We are looking to recruit a nurse 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.

For further details please contact

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

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

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 Nurse RNLD
  • Educated to degree level


  • BTec in PBS



  • Evidence of working in inpatient areas within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Evidence of working with individuals with complex health needs and behaviours which challenge.
  • Evidence of working with families and carers


  • Clinical experience in LD services

Aptitude and abilities


  • Evidence of excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to assess clients and develop and monitor care plans.
  • Evidence of presenting skills to demonstrate teaching and assessing.
  • Ability to prioritise work amongst competing demands

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Swn yr Afon Specialist Residential Service


Seven Sisters

SA10 9ET

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