Registered Mental Heath Staff Nurse Hafan Deg Ward

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Pontypool
Salary
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
7 Feb 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Community
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Hafan Deg Ward is based in Ty Siriol Unit, County Hospital. Hafan Deg Ward is a 20 bedded Acute Older Adult Mental Health Unit for males and females over the age of 65 living in the ABUHB area. The ward consists of single bedrooms, some with en-suite facilities. The unit specialises in the assessment, care and treatment of people experiencing a variety of mental health problems. All patients admitted to the unit will be allocated a named nurse who will be responsible for co-ordinating their care whilst they are an inpatient. A team of staff will review the plan of care and agree the future care plan. The unit has an active occupational therapy programme which provides activities on the unit and in the local community. These activities assist to structure the patient's time but also enable the staff to assess the patient's needs and functioning. The family/carer will be involved in planning discharge to meet the person's needs. The ward supports John's Campaign and has open visiting hours.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Qualified mental health nurse to join the Hafan Deg Ward team. We are based in Ty Siriol Unit, County Hospital. Hafan Deg Ward is a 20 bedded Acute Older Adult Mental Health Unit for males and females over the age of 65 living in the ABUHB area. The ward consists of single bedrooms, some with en-suite facilities. The unit specialists in the assessment, care and treatment of people experiencing a variety of mental health problems. Allpatients admitted to the unit will be allocated a named nurse who will be responsible for co-ordinating their care whilst they are an inpatient.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh 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 qualification RMNH Essential
  • meets all essential
Desirable
  • meets all desirable
skills Essential
  • meets all essential
Desirable
  • meets all desirable
Experience Essential
  • meets all essential
Desirable
  • meets all desirable


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