Community Psychiatric Nurse

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
27 Mar 2023

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Band 6
Full Time
The Rhondda CMHT has a 12 month fixed term vacancy for a forward thinking and compassionate mental nurse. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to become part of a strong, well-established MDT with a clear service user focus and close working partnerships with other health professionals and the local authority.

The Rhondda CMHT are based at the Pentre municipal buildings Pentre. The team is supportive and inclusive and opportunities for training and development are promoted within the role.

Main duties of the job

This post is fixed term / secondment for 12 months to meet the needs of the service.

If you are interested in applying for the secondment position, you must obtain permission from your current line manager prior to applying for this post.

To deliver evidence based holistic care to clients within the context of a multi-disciplinary, multi-agency community mental health service.

To hold a clinical caseload providing comprehensive assessment, care and treatment to clients referred to the Community Mental Health Team in accordance with Part 2 of the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010

Promote a positive working culture, working collaboratively with service users ensuring that their views and ideas are heard and equal

Foster robust, open and positive working relationships with all partners in particular Local Authority and other mental health services and the 3rd sector, ensuring that all partners are treated with dignity and respect

Proactively contribute to the continuing improvement and development of community mental health services, within an environment that welcomes new ideas and listens to everyone

Be guided by broad occupational policies.

Frequently work as a lone worker.

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

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 Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Previous community experience
Knowledge Essential
  • Evidence of post- registration specialist training & continuing professional development activity
Qualifications and/or Knowledge Essential
  • Sound working knowledge of the legal and policy framework underpinning mental health service provision e.g. Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act, National Service Frameworks, mental health Measure.
Experience Essential
  • Evidence of achievement in clinical practice within the area of speciality e.g. adult mental health, older person's mental health.
  • Meets all desirable criteria

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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