Registered Nurse - Maple Ward HYC

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum/pro rata
Closing date
3 Oct 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Maple Ward:

Is a male only Low Secure ward in the Adult Mental Health Unit, Hafan Y Coed, at University Hospital Llandough. The ward is currently the admissions/treatment ward and provides acute care and rehabilitation for a maximum of 13 patients over the age of 18. The service provides specialist mental health assessment, treatment and support for mentally disordered offenders and those at risk of offending in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, some of whom may be subject to Home Office Restriction.

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

Main duties of the job

To be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development,implementation and evaluation of programmes of care without direction and supervision.

Demonstrate and supervise practice and procedures to registered and unregistered nursing staff to secure effective nursing practice.

To take a key role in the induction and mentorship of new and unregistered staff, and provide supervision.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Boardis 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 our vision 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, Cardiff and 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 Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Current NMC Registration
  • Nursing Degree/Diploma
  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development
  • Good basic level of English language demonstrated through effective written and verbal communication skills
Experience Essential
  • Previous experience of working in a nursing environment
  • Depending on previous experience the candidate may be expected to supervise junior staff
  • Awareness of the structure and organisation of the wider NHS

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