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Registered Mental Health Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Mental Health
Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum
Salary period
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.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process


We are seeking motivated and enthusiastic Individuals to join Talygarn acute mental health unit. The unit provides assessment, treatment and stabilisation of patients with mental health problems. The post is 37.5 hours per week.

Talygarn is a 20 bedded acute mental health unit serving Torfaen and North Monmouthshire catchment areas for patients aged between 18 to 65 years of age. The unit works closely with the North Gwent Home Treatment Team who gate keep admissions and facilitates early discharge back to the community. The unit also works closely with the three Community Mental Health teams, Assertive Outreach Team and Early Intervention Teams from the catchment area. 

Talygarn 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 candidates 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 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.

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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

Leanne Brett

Talygarn Ward - 01495 765000