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COVID-19 Vacancy Registered Nurse Learning Disabilities

Band 5

Main area
Learning Disability
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Shift work over 24 hours covering seven days a week)
Job ref
040-NMR892-0922
Site
Ty Lafant, Llanfrechfa Grange Hospital
Town
Cwmbran
Salary
£27,055 - £32,934 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
02/10/2022 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Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process

 

Job overview

We are currently seeking to recruit an experienced highly motivated Registered Learning Disability Nurses/ Registered Mental Health Nurses to work on Ty Lafant, our 7 bedded Assessment & Treatment Unit for individuals with a Learning Disability. Ty Lafant provides short term assessment and treatment for individuals with a learning disability with mental health issues and / or challenging behaviour. You will receive an induction and training commensurate with your role prior to taking charge on shift.

Main duties of the job

We care for our patients 7 days a week, 24 hours a day so you will need to have a flexible approach to take part in a shift system including nights and weekends.

We are committed to exploring innovative ways of working to enhance patient experience. We know that our success depends on the commitment and dedication of our staff and we aim to recruit and retain the best staff possible.

If you want to make a real difference and share our ambition and would like to be part of our team, we look forward to hearing from you. 

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

 

Working for our organisation

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020.  Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Detailed job description and main 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 criteria
  • Meets essential
Desirable criteria
  • Meets desirable

Skills

Essential criteria
  • Meets essential
Desirable criteria
  • Meets desirable

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Meets essential
Desirable criteria
  • Meets desirable

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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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

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Alison Powell
Job title
Ward Manager
Email address
alison.powell@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01633 623975
Additional information

Cerys Truelove - Deputy Ward Manager

Cerys.truelove@wales.nhs.uk

01633 623619