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Community Mental Health Nurse

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum
Closing date
12 Aug 2022

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Band 6 care co-ordinator to join our team. We are looking for a versatile, motivated, committed and experienced mental health nurse to work with adults who are living with severe and enduring mental health issues.

We are a supportive, experienced and highly motivated multidisciplinary team. The successful candidate would be, committed to work within the recovery model and dedicated to improve the well-being of service users and their carers'.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the North and West Cardiff Locality Community Mental Health Service.This comprises of The Pendine, Gabalfa and Pentwyn CMHTs.

The team work with a diverse range of clients within a supportive team environment. The post holder will need good risk management and decision making skills together with the ability to work under pressure. You will be part of a close multi-disciplinary teams in an open-plan work space. The post holder will be expected to carry out assessments, run depot clinics, manage a caseload and take part in duty shifts. The CMHT works closely with third sector agencies and specialist services. Exceptional communication skills with patients and staff across agencies are essential for this post.

Due to the nature of the role, the post holder would need to be flexible in their approach, be recovery focused and ensure that they embody the UHB's core values and behaviours.

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

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission isCaring for People, Keeping People Well,and ourvision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiffand the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

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 Application and interview Essential
  • Qualified Mental Health Nurse -degree level
  • Equivalent Qualification
Application form and interview Essential
  • Mental Health community experience.
  • 12 months post graduation experience in mental health nursing
Interview Essential
  • Evidence of post qualification training
  • Evidence of post qualification training
  • Evidence of experience in mental health services
Interview Essential
  • Effective communication skills
  • Evidence of liaising within your sphere of nursing

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