Powys Teaching Health Board
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To work as a Registered Mental Health Nurse in the in-patient setting of the Mental Health Ward as directed.The post holder will have excellent communication skills, a positive attitude to working with people with complex mental health needs and work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team.The post holder will manage their own caseload of patients, and act as anexpert resource in the care and treatment of patients experiencing a range of mental health problems relevant to the area of practice.
Main duties of the job
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the older people's inpatient mental health service in South Powys. We are currently recruiting Registered Nurses to work on Crug Ward, War Memorial Community Hospital, Brecon.
Crug Ward is a 10 bedded acute assessment unit for older adults with functional and/or cognitive difficulties. We are looking for enthusiastic, committed and innovative people to join our specialist team. The successful post holder will work closely with the local clinical teams. The Ward Manager will be your operational manager and professional accountability will be ensured through regular supervision. You will need to have a flexible approach to work in order to achieve the shift patterns covering a 24-hour period.
We are committed to looking at innovative ways of working to improve the patient experience. We know that our success depends on the commitment of our staff and we aim to recruit and retain the best possible staff. We want Powys Teaching Health Board to be a nice and fulfilling place to work. We know that feeling valued in your work has a positive impact on staff and patients alike, and our Values and Behaviour framework highlights our commitment to this.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Powys Teaching Health Board is responsible for meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the people of Powys, mid Wales. As a rural health board with around 133,000 people living across an area that is a quarter of Wales, we provide as many services as possible locally. This is mainly through GPs and other primary care services, community hospitals and community services. As we don't have a District General Hospital, we work closely with other organisations in Wales and England to provide services for the people of Powys. We always strive to deliver as many services in Powys as possible including assessment and follow ups after treatment. The health board also works closely with Powys County Council and the voluntary sector to meet the needs of the community.
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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.
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