Community Psychiatric Nurse

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum
Closing date
14 Aug 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic person to join Area 1&2 Secondary Care Team as a Community Psychiatric Nurse.

The Team provides monitoring and support to older people with enduring and complex mental health needs.

Main duties of the job

We are seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic and clinically creative individual to work as a Band5 community psychiatric nurse in our busy Secondary care Community mental health team working with older adults with complex and enduring mental health needs. You will need to have the relevant professional qualification's and the related clinical experience, this post needs an individual who is highly motivated and able to work autonomously.

You willneed to possess excellent interpersonal skills and qualities and be committed to the on-going development of the service, with a person centred focus. Youneed tohave excellent all round client centred skills together with a genuine desire to work with this client group.

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

About us

The team is based with Swansea Bay University Health Board. The team is made up of

Swansea Bay University Health Board (formerly ABMU) was created on 1 April 2019, after responsibility for providing healthcare services in the Bridgend County Borough Council area passed from ABMU to the new Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board.

Swansea Bay UHB covers a population of around 390,000 in the Neath Port Talbot and Swansea areas and we have a budget of around £1bn. The Health Board employs approximately 12,500 staff. It has three major hospitals providing a range of services: Morriston and Singleton in Swansea, and Neath Port Talbot Hospital in Baglan, Port Talbot.

We also have a community hospital and primary care resource centres providing clinical services outside the main hospitals. Mental health and learning disabilities services are provided both in hospital and community settings. Morriston also delivers one of two cardiac surgery services in Wales.

The Health Board is part of A Regional Collaboration for Health (ARCH), which is a partnership with Hywel Dda University Health Board and Swansea University. ARCH is a unique collaboration project aimed at improving the wellbeing and wealth of South West Wales.

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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 RMN qualification Essential
  • RMN qualification
  • Experience working in OPMHS
  • Registered with NMC
  • Full Driving License
Experience Essential
  • 1 years post registration experience
  • Worked within OPMHS assessment
  • Experience of working with Secondary Care
older adults mental health exp Essential
  • ability to demonstrate clinical knowledge base on Mental health act and Mental capacity act
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge about Mental Health Measures

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