Mental Health Nurse

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
26 Sep 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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To work in one of the Low Secure in-patient settings in the Specialist Services Locality within the ABMU Health Board.

To work as a Registered Nurse within the Low Secure Service/Prison In-Reach Service within the Specialist Services Locality.

To work effectively as a member of the multi-disciplinary team.

To assist in the provision of care and treatment to meet people's physical,psychological, social, mental and spiritual care needs.

To assist the individual to maintain and improve their health, independence and recovery; within the ward/clinical setting and community setting.

To work with individuals assisting them to gain new skills and values promoting selfdirection and social inclusion.

To focus on providing person-centred care, with a shared responsibility for positive risk taking.

To assist people to exercise their rights and uphold safeguards to ensure minimal restriction on people's lives, whilst also maintaining the safety of others.

To contribute to the operation and the development of high quality clinical services that aim to improve outcomes for people with mental health problems.

To participate in Clinical Supervision and Reflective Practice.

To act as Named Nurse to a small group of individuals; during their episode of care as outlined in the mental health measure.

To provide one to one sessions with their allocated patients To act as an effective role model and mentor to junior staff.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a Registered Mental Health nurse to join us in working within Low Secure Services at Taith Newydd Low Secure Unit. The unit is part of the exciting Swansea Bay University Health Board service provision for people with mental health support needs. The emphasis on care and support is based on our principles of Recovery and Rehabilitation.

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex; religion or belief; race; age; sexual orientation; gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

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
  • 1st level Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Professional Registration with NMC
  • Evidence of post graduate study
  • Teaching and assessing/mentorship of students
Experience & Knowledge Essential
  • Experience of multi-disciplinary and/or multi-agency working.
  • Knowledge of the principles of Clinical Governance
  • Documented evidence of CPD
  • Experience of research and/ or audit and implementing evidence based practice
Other Essential
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • The ability to speak Welsh

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