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Staff Nurse

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
30 Jan 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Mental Health Nurse or Registered Learning Disability Nurse (Band 5) to join our existing team at Ty Skirrid Ward, Maindiff Court Hospital.

We are looking for an RNMH/RNLD who has commitment to working within the specialism of Forensic Rehabilitation and is innovative and enthusiastic, who can demonstrate an enthusiasm for the ongoing development of the service and who has a particular interest in psychological therapies and implementing groups.

You will need to possess good clinical knowledge and have an interest in working with individuals with complex mental health needs and be able to demonstrate an understanding of issues relating to this patient group. You will need to demonstrate a commitment to delivering high-quality person-centred care, contributing to the development and shaping of care delivery in accordance with national and local policy. You should have good communication skills and the ability to work effectively with patients, carers and other professionals. An understanding of risk management and the CTP process is expected.

You will be joining a team that is passionate and focused on achieving excellence in care delivery, for this challenging and rewarding patient group.

Main duties of the job

In the absence of the line manager the post holder will be required to act up under the supervision of the Team Manager and manage the individual's case load when required.

Make the Case Manager and / or Team Manager aware of any staff capability issues.

To be aware of the professional responsibilities of all staff deployed within the team and conform to their Professional Codes of ethics and professional conduct.

To monitor and ensure standards of care are maintained, ensuring that all staff abide by agreed standards, policies, procedures and protocols in order to protect self, client, team and service.

To provide professional advice and support to junior staff with their case load aiding their development and ensuring they are supported and a consistent approach is adopted to patient care, ensuring that policy and procedures are implemented professionally.

Where appropriate organise provision of cover.

To contribute to the delivery of the team vision and philosophy in line with Trust Policies, protocols, procedures, National Service Frameworks, National Guidance and Research.

Complete daily plan of whereabouts when away from base with all relevant contact details in line with Trust and local Lone Worker Policy.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this role; 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 speciality 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 English Essential
  • Must be a registered nurse with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC)
  • Must have experience working with patients with mental health problems
  • Evidence of supervising and developing Junior Staff
  • Risk Assessment WARRN / HCR20 trained
English Essential
  • Willing to complete further training
  • Trained in CBT or other talk therapies

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