Registered Mental Health Nurse - Neuropsychiatry

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

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Job summary

To be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care without direction and supervision.

Demonstrate and supervise practice and procedures to registered and unregistered nursing staff to secure effective nursing practice.

To take a key role in the induction and mentorship of new and unregistered staff, and provide supervision.

This post will enable you to build up a good understanding of challenging behaviour, personality changes and other mental health disorders arising as a result of an ABI.

Main duties of the job

The Welsh Regional Neuropsychiatry Service are seeking highly enthusiastic and committed registered mental health nurses to join the team.

We are looking for an experienced Band 5 to be part of our service which enables and supports patients who have an Acquired brain injury to identify, monitor and take pride in achieving each recovery milestone. Successful candidates will be part of facilitating their recovery through supporting their cognitive, physical, psychological health and wellbeing.

This is a great opportunity to understand and to work with people with complex physical and mental health needs as a result of a Brain Injury and supporting their families. Successful candidates will be part of a well-established and supportive multidisciplinary team, working together, sharing expertise and benefiting from excellent professional development opportunities, all focused on being the best you can be, to deliver quality care.

As well as holding a recognized professional qualification in mental health nursing and full NMC registration, you should have a genuine interest working with people who have a Brain injury. Experienced MDT will support further professional development and regular supervision will be available for successful candidates.

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

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is "Caring for People, Keeping People Well",and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Date posted

29 July 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

001-NMR265-0522-C

Job locations

University Hospital Llandough

Penlan Road

Cardiff

CF64 2XX


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

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
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • NMC registration

Experience

Essential

  • Previous experience of working in a nursing environment

Desirable

  • Supervise junior staff

Skills

Essential

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Teaching skills
  • Able to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • IT skills
  • Awareness of audit and research

Special Knowledge

Essential

  • Ability to practice within the scope of NMC code of professional conduct
  • Understanding of professional nursing issues

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Ability to work within a team and independently
  • Flexible to meet the needs of the service
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Enthusiastic
  • Assertive and positive attitude

Desirable

  • Ability to speak Welsh
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • NMC registration

Experience

Essential

  • Previous experience of working in a nursing environment

Desirable

  • Supervise junior staff

Skills

Essential

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Teaching skills
  • Able to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • IT skills
  • Awareness of audit and research

Special Knowledge

Essential

  • Ability to practice within the scope of NMC code of professional conduct
  • Understanding of professional nursing issues

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Ability to work within a team and independently
  • Flexible to meet the needs of the service
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Enthusiastic
  • Assertive and positive attitude

Desirable

  • Ability to speak Welsh

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Address

University Hospital Llandough

Penlan Road

Cardiff

CF64 2XX


Employer's website

https://cavuhb.nhs.wales/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Address

University Hospital Llandough

Penlan Road

Cardiff

CF64 2XX


Employer's website

https://cavuhb.nhs.wales/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Ward Manager

Leo Alappatt

Leo.Alappatt@wales.nhs.uk

02921824620

Date posted

29 July 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

001-NMR265-0522-C

Job locations

University Hospital Llandough

Penlan Road

Cardiff

CF64 2XX


Supporting documents

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