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Mental Health
Band 5
Various Full and Part Time Hours Available
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Hywel Dda University Health Board
Employer type
St Davids Parc
£22,129 to £28,747per annum
08/10/2017 23:59
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Mental Health Nurse

Band 5

Help transform the lives of others and we'll help transform yours

Please submit your application as early as possible as the Recruiting Manager reserves the right to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date, due to having a sufficient amount of applications.


We are currently wishing to recruit 3 full time Registered Mental Health Nurses to join our Low Secure Unit at Hafan Derwen, Carmarthen.

Cwm Seren Low Secure Unit is a purpose built 14 bedded Low Secure ward that provides assessment and treatment for adults suffering with serious mental health problems and covers the catchment area of Hywel Dda. The team consists of healthcare supports workers, nurses, occupational therapists, psychologists, pharmacists, doctors and a consultant psychiatrist.

The successful applicants must have an interest in Forensic inpatient care and will work in a busy environment with the multi disciplinary team to provide a seamless, cohesive service that will benefit patient care.

The successful applicants will possess good communication skills, demonstrate a willingness to develop in the staff nurse role and be willing to work flexibly within the team.

In return the successful applicants will have the opportunity to join a great team working in a rewarding environment with the opportunity to further develop their skills through training, support and supervision.

If you think you have the right skills and values for this post then we would like you to hear from you.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.

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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

James Bone
Ward Manager
Carys Hill
Ward Sister
01267 239595