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Community Psychiatric Nurse in Perinatal Mental Health

Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Location
Bodelwyddan
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
24 Jul 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Band 6 mental health nurse within the North Wales Perinatal Mental Health Team currently based at The Ablett Unit, YGC. The team is a specialist regional service and is in the process of expanding and developing in line with the Perinatal Quality Standards for Community Perinatal Mental Health Service and as part of your role will be encouraged to contribute to service development and quality improvement initiatives. The post holder will also have an opportunity to participate to facilitating therapeutic groups and facilitating training for other professionals relating to Perinatal Mental Health.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced practitioner who is passionate about working within a specialist mental health service, working with women / parents with upper moderate and severe, complex mental health issues. You will work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team offering assessments, creating care and treatment plans and implementing appropriate, evidence based interventions. You will be required to manage a caseload of women, to participate in the team's triage system and to provide signposting, consultation and guidance to referrers and other professional agencies. The successful applicant will be required to work independently and liaise with a variety of agencies and third sector organisations plus the individual's carers and family members.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be a member of the Specialist Community Perinatal Mental Health Services, working closely with the multi- disciplinary team. Responsibilities include the maintaining a small clinical caseload and to conduct assessments of highly complex problems which require the analysis, interpretation and comparison of a range of solutions. The role will include the maintaining of clinical standards within the governance framework.

The post holder will lead the planning and development of staff training packages for Specialist Community Perinatal Mental Health Services and will regularly undertake R& D activity, including evaluating the impact of staff training, and the formal research programme which is evaluating the clinical outcomes achieved by the Specialist Community Perinatal Mental Health Services.

The post holder will contribute to the development and implementation of mental health strategic planning and service development within the Specialist Community Perinatal Mental Health Services. They will participate fully in the professional activities of Nursing within the Division, gain further experience of Professional Issues and to be familiar with current Strategic thinking in the NHS in general and Mental Health in particular.

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

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

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Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Address

Ablett Unit

Glan Clwyd Hospital

Bodelwyddan

LL18 5UJ

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050-NMR686-0724

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