Learning Disability Nurse

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
3 Apr 2023

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Learning Disability
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Summary/Job PurposeTo work as a Registered Nurse in the in-patient settings of the Mental Health & Learning Disability Delivery Unit as directed.

Learning Disability Services across the 3 HB areas are undergoing a programme of modernisation and so this is an exciting time to join the service and be part of the modernisation journey. Services for persons with LD are commissioned by Swansea Bay to include services delivered within the Cardiff & Vale and Cwm Taff Bro Morgannwg footprint.

Main duties of the job

This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified RNLD to join inpatient services within the Learning Disability Division in Swansea Bay UHB. As a RNLD you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of high quality individualised care to persons with complex learning disabilities.

Each candidate will undergo a preceptorship programme as part of their initial introduction into the role of a registered nurse with further opportunities for learning and development as part of the Health Boards personal and professional development framework.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable but not essential for this post.

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

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.

For further details please contact Susan Owen susan.owen@wales.nhs.uk

Person Specification relevant qualification Essential
  • RNLD
  • PBS Qualification
Skills and Abilities Essential
  • Is able to communicate effectively in both oral and written skills.
Skills and Abilities Essential
  • Is able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills.

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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