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Charge Nurse - Mother and Baby Inpatient Unit

Employer
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Location
Neath
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
2 Feb 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Perinatal Care
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time
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Perinatal Mental Health - Regional Mother and Baby Unit

**Secondment Opportunity **

Band 6 Charge Nurse - Fulltime (37.5 hours per week)

Swansea Bay Healthboard are seeking highly motivated and experienced registered mental health nurses to join the perinatal mental health inpatient service based at Tonna Hospital - Uned Gobaith. The 6 Bedded Inpatient unit, hosted by Swansea bay healthboard, is the only service of its kind in Wales.

Uned Gobaith delivers a highly specialised environment providing assessment, care and treatment to mothers experiencing severe mental illness during the perinatal period, whilst maintaining and nurturing the mother-infant relationship and supporting wider family networks.

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

** Applicants are advised to seek confirmation from their Manager that they will be supported to take up this secondment opportunity prior to applying **

Main duties of the job

The successful candidates will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, directly delivering high quality specialised care, supporting and supervising junior staff, co-ordinating the day to day activity of the ward to ensure safe and effective delivery of high quality nursing care.

The Uned Gobaith Charge nurses provide high quality clinical leadership of the ward based team, supporting the ongoing development of a positive, skilled and compassionate workforce, supporting the ward manager and senior clinical team through strong leadership skills, positive role modelling and professionalism at all times.

The successful candidates will be self motivated, and eager to engage in service development activity with colleagues and service users/carers/families to support the ongoing development of this essential service within Wales.

The successful candidate with develop and maintain a high level of knowledge and skills based on the most up to date and available evidence base relating to Perinatal Mental Health care and treatment.

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

The MBU is hosted by Swansea bay healthboard, serving mothers and infants across Wales.

The healthboard is a values led organisation and the Perinatal Mental Health Service has developed in line with these values.

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
  • Bachelor degree (or equivalent experience) Mental Health & Current NMC Registration
  • Evidence of CPD activity Specifically relating to Perinatal Mental Health
Desirable
  • Teaching qualification ( or equivalent experience)
Experience Essential
  • Appropriate experience within specialty of Perinatal Mental Health and able to demonstrate sound knowledge of relevant specialty
  • Supervisory managment skills
  • Experience of running a ward/area/department
Desirable
  • Experience of coordinating a team
  • Awareness of current issues in nursing and perinatal mental health


Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

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