Community Mental Health Nurse

Swansea Bay University Health Board

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Job summary

We are currently looking to recruit a qualified RMN to join our assessment hub on a rotational basis.You will become part of a developing service, providing mental health assessment and care within a busy mental health service.The mental health service within Swansea Bay provides responsive mental health assessment and support to the community within it.

If you would like to be part of an exciting multi disciplinary service, and have a track record of enthusiasm and a commitment to the development of nursing practice and service development, then we are very keen to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

You will hold a registered mental health nursing qualification and be able to demonstrate post-registration experience at Band 5, or above. You will need to provide evidence of continual professional development.

You will hold a sound working knowledge of common mental health disorders, the Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act.

You must have very good communication and interpersonal skills. You must be confident and motivated, flexible and be able to show initiative in an environment which can be demanding.

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

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.

Date posted

28 July 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

130-NMR368-0722

Job locations

Neath Port Talbot Hospital

Baglan Way

Port Talbot

SA12 7BX


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 RMN

Desirable

  • post qualifying studies

Experience

Essential

  • Significant post qualifying experience
  • autonomous practitioner

Desirable

  • experience of working in a variety of MH teams/departments

Skills

Essential

  • risk assessment skills
  • good undertanding of MHAct and MCAct
  • good understanding of the implications of phsyical conditions on a persons MH
  • Empathtic approach to patients needs

Desirable

  • teaching experience
  • involved in quality improvement projects

supervision

Essential

  • experience of supervising staff
  • experience of mentoring students

conitnuing professional development

Essential

  • demonstrates invovlement in regular and recent CPD activities
  • demonstrates they are a reflective pracitioner
  • have an up to date mandatory training record

Team Working

Essential

  • denmonstrates positive team working skills
  • experience of MDT working and understanding roles of different disciplines
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • registered RMN

Desirable

  • post qualifying studies

Experience

Essential

  • Significant post qualifying experience
  • autonomous practitioner

Desirable

  • experience of working in a variety of MH teams/departments

Skills

Essential

  • risk assessment skills
  • good undertanding of MHAct and MCAct
  • good understanding of the implications of phsyical conditions on a persons MH
  • Empathtic approach to patients needs

Desirable

  • teaching experience
  • involved in quality improvement projects

supervision

Essential

  • experience of supervising staff
  • experience of mentoring students

conitnuing professional development

Essential

  • demonstrates invovlement in regular and recent CPD activities
  • demonstrates they are a reflective pracitioner
  • have an up to date mandatory training record

Team Working

Essential

  • denmonstrates positive team working skills
  • experience of MDT working and understanding roles of different disciplines

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

Swansea Bay University Health Board

Address

Neath Port Talbot Hospital

Baglan Way

Port Talbot

SA12 7BX


Employer's website

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

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board

Address

Neath Port Talbot Hospital

Baglan Way

Port Talbot

SA12 7BX


Employer's website

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

For questions about the job, contact:

Team Manager

Rebecca Cochrane

rebecca.cochrane@wales.nhs.uk

Date posted

28 July 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

130-NMR368-0722

Job locations

Neath Port Talbot Hospital

Baglan Way

Port Talbot

SA12 7BX


Supporting documents

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