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Community Mental Health Nurse

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Maesteg, Bridgend
£33,706 to £40,588 a year Per annum
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
To deliver evidence based holistic professional mental health care to people within the context of an integrated multi-disciplinary, multi-agency integrated community mental health team

The post holder is identified as a skilled and creative practitioner with knowledge of working with and supporting people living within their own communities and will be an integral member of the Integrated Community Mental Health Team.

Acting within their professional boundaries, the post holder will provide support and intervention for the presenting person through holistic person centred assessment, clinical consideration, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of their care within a multi-agency team approach. They will demonstrate safe, clinical decision-making and expert care and support for people within their homes.

The post holder will work collaboratively with the wider multi-disciplinary general practice teams to meet the needs of people within their community

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 take responsibility for a clinical caseload in accordance with the Mental Health Measures.
  • Foster robust working relationships with clients, family and carers.
  • Contribute to the continuing improvement and development of mental health services.

  • We are looking for highly motivated individual to join our well established multi- disciplinary CMHT. The main purpose of this role is to deliver evidenced based, holistic care to individuals who have problems related to their mental health. The post will be based in Maesteg Hospital , with strong links with PCMHSS, the inpatient wards at The Princess of wales hospital, Glanrhyd, HTT, SPOA our GP partners and third sector organisations such as Hafal. The post holder will need to hold a First Level qualification in mental health nursing and have excellent clinical knowledge and experience of mental health and the Mental Health Measure 2010. Excellent communication, listening and organisational skills are essential along with MDT working, in a challenging and changeable environment.

    The successful applicant will need to demonstrate sound clinical knowledge and awareness of current clinical practice in mental health, have excellent clinical assessment skills, Risk management and risk formulation skills and have knowledge of safeguarding procedures. The post holder will be expected to manage a caseload of patients with mental health issues, subject to CTP and will work under the leadership of a Band 7 nurse.

    About us

    Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

    We live by our core values:
    • We listen, learn and improve
    • We treat everyone with respect
    • We all work together as one team

    We are a proud local employer; around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

    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 Experience Essential
    • One year experience as RMN
    • Previous experience in the community setting
    • Previous experience of caseload management
    Knowledge Essential
    • Risk management skills
    • WARRN trained
    • Risk formulation Knowledge
    Experience Essential
    • Collaborative working
    • Worked with family or carers
    • Worked within a MDT
    Care and treament planning Essential
    • Completed a care plan or management plan
    • Case managed a client

    Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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