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Older Persons Mental Health
Band 8a
Full Time 37.5 hour per week
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Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
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£44,606 to £50,819 per annum
26/06/2019 23:59
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Senior Nurse Mental Health

Band 8a

Cwm Taf Cares - Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.

We provide healthcare services to people living in Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf county borough areas, serving a population of around 450,000.  We are ideally situated between Wales’s capital city, Porthcawl to the west, and the stunning scenery in the Beacon Beacons to the north.

Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh or English, and no preference will be given to applications submitted in either language.



We are seeking a highly motivated individual for the role of Senior Nurse for the Older Adult locality of Rhondda and Taff Ely. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing care for older adult services across inpatient and community settings as well as within primary and secondary care.

Applicants must be a Registered Mental Health Nurse with a Masters degree or equivalent evidence of post registration CPD

Applicants will need to demonstarate evidence of management at least at band 7 as well as demonstrate the ability to work on a multi professional and multi agency basis.

Applicants will need to demonstrate effective skills in chairing meetings, presentation skills and presenting reports as well as a clear vision for best practice and positive management of change. Other key skills are a proven ability of practice development and innovation  and an understanding of resource management implications.

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

Closing date: 26th June 2019


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Phil Lewis
Tel:  01443 443700