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Job summary

Main area
Mental Health nursing
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
130-NMR244-0522
Employer
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Employer type
NHS
Site
Neath Port Talbot Hospital
Town
Port Talbot
Salary
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
29/05/2022 23:59

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Community Mental Health Nurse

Band 6

Welcome to Swansea Bay University Health Board. We welcome applications from people who share our values: caring for each other, working together and always improving.    


Swansea Bay University Health Board reserve the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff currently awaiting redeployment and we therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.


Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.


 

Job overview

An exciting opportunity as arisen within the Crisis Team [Neath Port Talbot] for a Registered Mental Health Nurse. The successful candidate will work within a multidisciplinary team providing care to those individuals experiencing a Mental Health Crisis.

Ideally this should be provided in the least restrictive environment i.e. the patients home / communities. The successful candidate will also be required to participate in the Mental Health Telephone Triage.

An exciting opportunity as arisen within the Crisis Team [Neath Port Talbot] for a Registered Mental Health Nurse. The successful candidate will work within a multidisciplinary team providing care to those individuals experiencing a Mental Health Crisis.

Ideally this should be provided in the least restrictive environment i.e. the patients home / communities. The successful candidate will also be required to participate in the Mental Health Telephone Triage.

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

Main duties of the job

The team aims to provide high quality care within the least restrictive environment for individuals and their families. The team will encourage development and support.  

Conducting holistic assessments for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis.

Risk assessing/risk management

Telephone triage of referrals

Home treatment, providing 1:1 input, psychosocial interventions.

Working for our organisation

We believe staff are our best asset and we want 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 or doctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - we have a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placements and 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 that our 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.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To assess individuals experiencing a mental health crisis.

Facilitate early discharge from Acute mental health wards.

Risk assess, manage and formulate risk management plans.

Liaise and work within the MDT and partner agencies. 

Person specification

essential

Essential criteria
  • registered mental health nurse

essential

Essential criteria
  • 2 years post graduation experience in acute/community mental health nursing

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are not necessary

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Nina Jarvis
Job title
Team Manager
Email address
nina.jarvis@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01639 683212
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