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Registered General Nurse

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum/pro rata
Closing date
9 Aug 2022

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Old Age
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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MHSOP and the Young Onset Dementia Service are looking to recruit a Band 5 General trained nurse to work alongside the Mental Health nurses on our Young Onset Dementia ward based in Barry Hospital.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and caring Registered General Nurse within our dedicated and unique Young Onset Dementia ward, based in Barry hospital.

We are looking for a general trained nurse who has a solid understanding of fundamental nursing skills to join our multi-disciplinary ward team.

The Young Onset Dementia ward is an acute assessment ward that looks after people who have been given a diagnosis of dementia and are under the age of 65 years. Young onset dementia not only has a significant effect on a person's mental health but also hugely impacts on their physical health and therefore we are looking at someone who can support the team in the day to day functions of the ward as well as championing high quality physical healthcare.

This is a unique opportunity for a General trained nurse to not only develop and maintain their general nursing competencies and skills but also gain an amazing insight into mental health and dementia.

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

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Boardis one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 14,000 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, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services. Together we are committed to improving health outcomes for everyone, delivering excellent care and support.

Our mission isCaring for People, Keeping People Well,and ourvision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal.Our 10-year transformation and improvement strategy, Shaping Our Future Wellbeing, is ourchance to work collaboratively with the public and our workforce to make our health board more sustainable for the future.

We are a teaching Health Board with close links to the university sector, together we are training the next generation of healthcare professionals, while working on research that will unlock the cures for today's illnesses.

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 Nurse
  • NMC registration
  • Nursing degree/ diploma
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Good basic level of English language, effective written and verbal skills
Experience Essential
  • Experience working in a nursing environment
  • depending on experience, candidate maybe expected to supervise junior staff
  • Awareness of the structure and organisation of the wider NHS
Skills Essential
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Teaching skills
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Able to manage difficult situations
  • Organised time management
  • Able to use initiative
  • Willingness to participate in CPD
  • IT skill
  • Awareness of audit
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to speak Welsh
Special knowledge Essential
  • Ability to practise within the scope of the NMC professional conduct
  • Understand professional nursing issues
Personal qualities Essential
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
  • Flexible to meet the needs of the service
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Enthusiastic
  • Assertive and positive attitude
  • Pleasant disposition
  • Caring nature
  • Positive change agent

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