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Community Mental Health Nurse

Employer
Hywel Dda University Health Board
Location
Narberth
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
27 Sep 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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An opportunity has arisen within Hywel Dda University Health Board to work as a Community Mental Health Nurse. This post offers an excellent opportunity to work in an interesting and developing service environment. You will have considerable opportunities for training and professional development. Our services work through an assessment & recovery approach with people accessing secondary mental health services for severe and enduring mental illness. With an exciting opportunity to be involved in an adapting and transforming structure to our mental health services.

Main duties of the job

To adopt a systematic individual approach to all patients, taking the responsibility for all stages of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.

Providing information to the multidisciplinary team of the patient's response/progress and recommending modifications when necessary.

Management of a delegated caseload as identified by the line manager which will be reviewed in caseload management sessions where any planned discharge will be agreed by the line manager.

To involve the patient in his/her care and care planning in line with the Welsh Government Guidance on CTP

Participate as an active member of the CMHS and effectively liaise with all other agencies/teams as required.

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

Interviews to be held on05/10/2022

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
  • Post-basic education in the area of practice to postgraduate diploma level
  • Post registration experience
Desirable
  • Relevant Degree
Experience Essential
  • Wide range of experience within a service related setting
  • Demonstrates achievements in developments of care standards/procedures guidelines
  • Demonstrates effective team working
  • Use of I.T. skills
Desirable
  • Demonstrates research and audit experience
  • Clinical Audit experience
Language Skills Desirable
  • Welsh speaker (Level 1)


Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

100-NMR490-0822-A
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