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Registered Mental Health Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Adult Mental Heatlh
Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Ysbyty Aneurin Bevan
Ebbw Vale
£24,214 to £30,112 per annum
Today at 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.



Carn Y Cefn Ward, Ysbyty Aneurin Bevan Hospital

A vacancy has arisen within the mental health adult inpatient services at Ysbyty Aneurin Bevan Hospital. The position is full time and a permanent post.

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Registered Mental Health Nurse to join Carn Y Cefn acute mental health unit. The unit provides assessment, treatment and stabilisation of patients with mental health problems.

Carn Y Cefn is an 11 bedded acute mental health unit serving the Blaenau Gwent Borough for patients from the age of 18 years to 65years. The unit works closely with the North Gwent Home Treatment Team who gate keep admissions and facilitate the patients early discharge back to the community. The unit also works closely with the Community Mental Health Team and associated services within  ABUHB and within the catchment area.

Carn Y Cefn provides an ideal setting for experienced  Registered Nurses who will enhance their clinical and managerial skills or for newly qualified staff to gain experience of the acute setting.

You will need to demonstrate a commitment to delivering high quality person centred 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 undertake all shift patterns which cover 24 hour inpatient care. Have an interest in acute inpatient care and enjoy working in a busy challenging environment. They should also be physically fit to undertake PMVA training.

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

Closing date: 20th November 2019

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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

Oluwasey Akanro

Ward Manager

01495 363230


Jonathan Newitt

Senior Nurse

01495 363222