Cwm Taf Cares
Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.
We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the child and adolescent mental health inpatient service for a flexible, punctual and reliable nursing assistant.
The inpatient service covers south, mid and west wales.
We are looking for a highly motivated person with experience in working with children and young people and their families.
As a band 3 nursing assistant you would assist the qualified nurses in delivering treatment packages to children and young people in our care.
The successful candidate will have effective interpersonal and
communication skills and will be able to work effectively under pressure.
After a period of training, the post holder will on occasions work autonomously with young people in both inpatient and community settings adhering to treatment packages developed by the consultant and qualified nurses in accordance with agreed protocols.
The successful candidate must have the ability to work the full shift pattern within a multidisciplinary setting, be a good team player with an ability to manage their time
The post requires good liaison skills to work closely with other professionals and agencies such as social services, educational departments and voluntary
There will be an induction and on going training and supervision. A mentor will be provided.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post
Closing date: 25th October 2016
For further details / informal visits contact:
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Cwm Taf University Health Board (UHB) reserve the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.
With effect from 1st January 2016 points 1,2,3 and 4 on AfC Pay Band 1 and Pay Band 2 will be adjusted to £16,132 to reflect the incorporation of the living wage’
All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.
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