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Mental Health Liaison Nurse - INTERNAL

Band 6

Main area
Mental Health
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
110-NMR290-1117
Site
Royal Glamorgan Hospital
Town
Llantrisant
Salary
£26,566 to £35,578 per annum
Closing
27/11/2017 23:59

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 hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. 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

For more information about life in Cwm Taf, please visit our http://joincwmtaf.wales pag

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


 

INTERNAL TO CWM TAF HEALTH BOARD

We are recruiting 3 permanent posts and 1 fixed term contract post for 6 months.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals to work as part of our multi- disciplinary Mental Health Liaison Team. The main purpose of this role is to contribute to a 7 day a week provision of a DGH Liaison Service for patients within a general hospital experiencing co-occurring mental health and physical health problems.

The post holder will need to hold a First Level professional qualification in mental health/learning disability nursing and have excellent clinical knowledge and experience of Mental Health Care.

Good communication, listening and organisational skills are essential along with clinical assessment and formulation skills. You will also need to be able to work as a member of a team in a challenging and changeable environment and have excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills

You will need to demonstrate sound clinical knowledge and awareness of current clinical practice and have sound knowledge of safeguarding procedures, the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act and the Mental Health Measures

The successful candidate must have a positive attitude and be able to work both as an individual and as a member of a team, always acting in a professional manner.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.

Closing date: 27th November 2017

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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

Deb Mountjoy 01443 443 443