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Registered Mental Health Nurse - Adferiad Unit

Band 5

Main area
Mental Health
Band 5
37.5 hours per week (Full Time 37.5 hours per week)
Job ref
St Cadocs Hospital
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum
Salary period
28/04/2021 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process


A vacancy has arisen within the Adult Inpatient Services at Adferiad Unit based in St Cadoc's Hospital. We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our acute mental health unit. Flexible working patterns and hours will be considered.

The unit provides assessment, treatment and stabilisation of patients with mental health problems. Adferiad is a 22 bedded acute mental health unit serving the Newport and Lower Monmouthshire Boroughs for patients from the age of 18 years to 65 years. The unit works closely with the Home Treatment Team who gate keep admissions and facilitate the patients early discharge back to the community. The unit also works closely with the two Community Mental Health teams, Assertive Outreach Team and Early Intervention Teams from the catchment area. The unit also has a S136 suite.

Adferiad provides an ideal setting for newly qualified staff to gain experience of the acute setting. This post would enable applicants to access the Journey of Excellence (JoE) professional development programme aligned to the learning and development opportunities offered within the Health Board.

You will need to demonstrate a commitment to delivering high quality person centered care. You will need to have excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with patients, carers and other professionals. A sound understanding of risk management and the CTP process is expected. You must be an excellent team player, have high levels of motivation and enthusiasm for working in a demanding but rewarding service. You will be joining a team that is passionate and focused on achieving excellence in care delivery, for this challenging and rewarding patient group.

The successful candidate must be able to work flexibility to meet the rational shift patterns to cover a 24 hour period. Have an interest in acute inpatient care and enjoy working in a busy challenging environment. They should also be able to undertake PMVA training.

Flexible working hours will be considered.

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

Closing Date:   28th April 2021

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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 desirable

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jackie Simpson - Ward Manager

01633 436868