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Clinical Lead Nurse Band 6 Ty Lafant Ward

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
27 Jan 2023

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Learning Disability
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a fantastic opportunity to recruit passionate, dedicated and highly motivated Band 6 Clinical Lead Nurse on Ty Lafant our Assessment & Treatment Unit for individuals with a Learning Disability. The post holder will be a key member of the in-patient multi-disciplinary team, working within a outcome-focused service. There is a need to demonstrate a commitment to teamwork, with strong leadership skills.

We aim to offer the highest quality specialist service to our patient group in a safe and supportive environment that enables, encourages and supports each individual to have the best outcomes, feel safe and comfortable during their stay. We strive to create a 'secure base' for both patients and staff through the development of relationships where everyone feels safe, respected, valued and supported.

This is an exciting opportunity for anyone interested and committed to delivering care within a psychologically informed environment and will enhance already acquired skills. If you are interested, you will need to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and a commitment to enable clients' independence, rights, choices and dignity. This is an excellent opportunity for someone wishing to progress in the inpatient setting and work within a Clinical Lead role.

If you feel that you have the necessary skills and experience to fulfil this role then we would love to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is a key member of the Ty Lafant multi-disciplinary team, working within a recovery-focused service. There is a need to demonstrate a commitment to teamwork, with strong leadership skills. The post holder will deputise for the ward manager in the absence of the deputy manager. To be responsible for coordinating, delivering and maintaining a high standard of clinical care for all patients. To provide support to the ward & deputy managers and clinical leadership to the ward team. To provide leadership, guidance and supervision of junior nursing staff. To ensure that systems are used to incorporate Essence of Care, any other adopted models of quality assurance and clinical governance into everyday practice. The post holder will have an interest in furthering their clinical skills and will undertake further training as required.

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

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

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
  • Risk Assessment WARRN
  • Nurse Prescriber
  • Clinical Supervisor
Experience Essential
  • Extensive Post Registration experience
  • Evidence of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Evidence of having influenced practice or service development
  • Experience of taking lead in projects
  • Staff caseload supervision
Aptitude and Abilities Essential
  • To be able to coordinate the care of clients to ensure that high standards are met
  • To be able to facilitate therapeutic and recreational groups and activities.
  • An ability to speak other languages
  • Change management skills

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