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Young Onset Dementia Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Mental Health
Band 5
37.5 hours per week (Full Time 37.5 hours per week)
Job ref
St Barrucs, Barry Hospital, Barry
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum
Salary period
03/03/2021 23:59



Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.


The UHB reserves 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.


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


We are excited to offer you the opportunity to join our Young Onset Dementia (YOD) service on the 14 bed St Barruc inpatient ward in Barry Hospital as a Qualified Staff nurse

Dementia presents differently in younger age people. Our YOD service provides support to patients and their families from the early diagnosis stages of dementia. Patients are often still of working age with school-age children, so therapeutic and emotional support to families is essential alongside good clinical care.

There are very few dedicated Younger Onset Dementia multi-disciplinary teams within the NHS in the UK.  Within Cardiff and Vale UHB our Young Onset Dementia team includes nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychology, dementia care advisor and medical staff.

The aim of the Young Dementia Service is to work collaboratively with people diagnosed with young onset dementia and their families, delivering high quality person focused support and ensuring continuity of care and responsiveness to often rapidly changing physical, psychological and social needs. 

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

Closing date: 3rd March 2021

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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.

Welsh language skills are not necessary

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Marianne Seabright,Interim Senior Nurse - Inpatient Services
02920 715777