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Community Mental Health Nurse

Employer
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Location
Port Talbot
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum
Closing date
12 Aug 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We are currently looking to recruit a qualified RMN to join our assessment hub on a rotational basis.You will become part of a developing service, providing mental health assessment and care within a busy mental health service.The mental health service within Swansea Bay provides responsive mental health assessment and support to the community within it.

If you would like to be part of an exciting multi disciplinary service, and have a track record of enthusiasm and a commitment to the development of nursing practice and service development, then we are very keen to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

You will hold a registered mental health nursing qualification and be able to demonstrate post-registration experience at Band 5, or above. You will need to provide evidence of continual professional development.

You will hold a sound working knowledge of common mental health disorders, the Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act.

You must have very good communication and interpersonal skills. You must be confident and motivated, flexible and be able to show initiative in an environment which can be demanding.

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 Qualifications Essential
  • registered RMN
Desirable
  • post qualifying studies
Experience Essential
  • Significant post qualifying experience
  • autonomous practitioner
Desirable
  • experience of working in a variety of MH teams/departments
Skills Essential
  • risk assessment skills
  • good undertanding of MHAct and MCAct
  • good understanding of the implications of phsyical conditions on a persons MH
  • Empathtic approach to patients needs
Desirable
  • teaching experience
  • involved in quality improvement projects
supervision Essential
  • experience of supervising staff
  • experience of mentoring students
conitnuing professional development Essential
  • demonstrates invovlement in regular and recent CPD activities
  • demonstrates they are a reflective pracitioner
  • have an up to date mandatory training record
Team Working Essential
  • denmonstrates positive team working skills
  • experience of MDT working and understanding roles of different disciplines


Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

130-NMR368-0722
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