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Community Mental Health Nurse

Powys Teaching Health Board
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum
Closing date
11 Aug 2022

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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The post holder will:-o Work within an established, integrated, multidisciplinary team, focusingupon individuals with severe and enduring mental health problems.o Undertake responsibility for the care co-ordination and case management of a defined caseload of clients with complex and challenging needs as defined within Parts 2 and 3 of The Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010.o Within their role as Care Co-ordinator will facilitate the promotion andmaintain a high standard of nursing care adhering to current legislation,professional and corporate guidelines.

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A relocation package of up to £8,000 is available, subject to meeting criteria, to the successful applicant and can be discussed at interview.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Community Mental Health Nurse to join our Community Mental Health Team based in Newtown.You will be supported by a multidisciplinary team to provide specialist assessment, treatment and care to a caseload of people from within the local community who experience mental health difficulties.

You must be enthusiastic, self-motivated, flexible in approach, and able to work autonomously with statutory and non- statutory service providers.Effective communication and engagement skills are fundamental to this role, as well as current evidence-based knowledge, a commitment to working with individuals adopting a recovery approach and a commitment to working within a trauma informed model of care.

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

About us

Powys is cited as being a wonderful place to live and work; a rural health setting where you can personally and professionally grow, where patients are at the heart of care provision. If you are an ambitious professional in search of job satisfaction, Powys is the place to be. Whatever your career aspirations, we are committed to supporting and developing you.

Powys Teaching Health Board is responsible for meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the population of Powys. Powys is the largest county in Wales with Snowdonia to the North and the Brecon Beacons to the South, the spectacular scenery is something to behold. Working in partnership, we commission and provide award-winning hospital, community, mental health and learning disability services, so our portfolio is varied and diverse. We are proud to offer patients an unrivalled level of care and range of careers for professionals who want to make a real difference.

Did you know - Powys Teaching Health Board accepts applications to retire and return from within the NHS in Wales. If you would like to know more, please contact the Powys Teaching Health Board Workforce team on 01874 712580 or

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Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

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 Qualification Essential
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Evidence of continous proffesional develpoment
  • Psycho Social interventions
Experience Essential
  • Able to undertake a comprehensive holistic assessment
  • To communicate verbally and effectivley with service users, managers and other members of the MDT
  • Computer literate, report writing and updating service records
  • Able to develop and maintain proffesional relationships within the MDT
  • Abilty to meet travel requirments for the post
Knowledge and understanding Essential
  • principles of recovery
  • Effectiv skills and knowledge of psycho social interventions
  • Clinical supervision
Skills and abilities Essential
  • excellent organisational skills
  • person centred and non judgmental
  • excellent assessment skills
  • Ability to engage with service users
  • ability to speak welsh

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