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Staff Nurse

Employer
Hywel Dda University Health Board
Location
Carmarthen
Salary
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
12 Aug 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Adult
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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The post holder will be responsible for the assessment of care needs, the development of programmes of care and the implementation and evaluation of these programmes of care for a delegated clinical caseload within their identified areas of responsibility. The post holder is required to work without direct supervision for the delegated clinical caseload and is professionally accountable for his/her practice. The post holder will take responsibility for the supervision and direction of staff (qualified and unqualified) including basic and/or post basic students / learners. Take responsibility for the effective running of the ward in the absence of the person who has continuing responsibility. The post holder will access monthly supervision sessions for caseload review and further ad hoc supervision as necessary. Support the Ward Manager and Team in promoting a positive attitude towards adults with mental health problems. To provide and support home treatment where directed by the ward manager/team leader. To obtain/have recognised psychosocial interventions qualifications and to be utilising these within the post
Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for the assessment of care needs, the development of programmes of care and the implementation and evaluation of these programmes of care for a delegated clinical caseload within their identified areas of responsibility.The post holder is required to work without direct supervision for the delegated clinical caseload and is professionally accountable for his/her practice.

The post holder will take responsibility for the supervision and direction of staff (qualified and unqualified) including basic and/or post basic students / learners.

Take responsibility for the effective running of the ward in the absence of the person who has continuing responsibility.

The post holder will access monthly supervision sessions for caseload review and further ad hoc supervision as necessary.Support the Ward Manager and Team in promoting a positive attitude towards adults with mental health problems.To provide and support home treatment where directed by the ward manager/ team leader.

To obtain/have recognised psychosocial interventions qualifications and to be utilising these within the post.

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

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest;Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire; Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion; and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire;

48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres;Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services;Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

Job description Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.

The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.

Person Specification Qualifications and Knowledge Essential
  • RMN / RNMH
  • Sound Knowledge of clinical issues within area of practice
Desirable
  • Student Nurse Practice supervisor
Experience Essential
  • Experience of working with people who have long term mental health needs and who present challenging behaviour /a high risk of violence to others
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development and must be willing to undertake identified local courses/ study days and mandatory training
Desirable
  • Have understanding and knowledge of local area and facilities within area that clients may access
Language skills Desirable
  • Welsh Speaker (Level 1)


Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

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