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Community Psychiatric Nurse

Employer
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Location
Neath
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum
Closing date
3 Oct 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Adult
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Adult Community Mental Health Team in Tonna which covers the North area of Neath Port Talbot, for a Registered Mental Health Nurse (Band 6) to join our busy team. The team operates Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm except Bank Holidays.

We are looking for a motivated individual who can work independently and as part of the Multi-Disciplinary team. Excellent communication skills are essential as well as having a positive attitude to mental health care whilst ensuring individual needs for privacy, dignity, respect and confidentiality are upheld at all times.

In this Health Board we aspire to be driven by our values; where every person that works for us, regardless of their role, is expected to demonstrate the values of caring for each other, working together and always improving.

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

Main duties of the job

The role will consist of working as part of a multidisciplinary team in undertaking the role of the Care Coordinator in the delivery of a high quality community mental health service under the framework of the Care Programme Approach and the Mental Health Measure (2010) Wales whilst maintaining the Recovery ethos at the forefront of nursing care.

To assess implement and evaluate agreed care and treatment plans for each individual on the caseload which has previously been agreed with the service users / carers. To work autonomously but under the indirect supervision of a Band 7 registered nurse / team manager and in conjunction with unregistered Band 3 healthcare assistants, other health colleagues and colleagues from the Local Authority in delivery of a supportive service for those people under the care of the CMHT.

There will also be an expectation of the successful candidate to work as part of our duty team, which will involve mental health assessments and providing a point of contact for existing service users in the absence of their care coordinator.

The CMHT also provides a variety of clinics, including depot, Lithium and physical health screening clinics, which the role will also be involved with in terms of providing support for substantive clinic nurses during times of leave.

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and we want 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 or doctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - we have a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placements and 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 that our 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

See attached Job Description
  • To work as part of a multidisciplinary team in undertaking the role of the Care Coordinator in delivery of a quality community mental health service under the framework of the Care Programme Approach and the Mental Health Measure (2010) Wales.


To assess, implement and evaluate agreed care and treatment plans for each individual on the caseload which has been previously been agreed with the service users/carers. To work autonomously but under the indirect supervision of a Band 7 registered nurse / team manager and in conjunction with Band 6 nurses and unregistered Band 3 health care assistants and colleagues from the Local Authority in delivery of a supportive service for those people under the care of the CMHT.

Person Specification Experience Essential
  • experience
Desirable
  • qualification
Qualifications Essential
  • qualifications


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130-NMR405-0922
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