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Lead Nurse Practitioner

Band 8a

Main area
Mental Health
Band 8a
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
University Hospital of Llandough
£45,753 - £51,668
Salary period
10/05/2021 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 seeking an experienced, committed and dynamic mental health nurse to perform a pivotal role in our Mental Health Services for Older People Directorate. As our Nurse Lead Practitioner you will provide expert clinical leadership and guidance across our community, crisis and in-patient services. You will be responsible for developing clinical pathways that ensure safe, effective and compassionate care for older people with functional mental health conditions and with severe cognitive impairment. You will be responsible for a small team of Clinical Nurse Specialists and carry a caseload that will reflect your own clinical interests.

This is an opportunity to contribute significantly to the ongoing development of Mental Health Services for Older People in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan: we look forward to hearing from you.

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

Closing date: 10th May 2021

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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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Mark Doherty
Job title
Lead Nurse
Email address
Telephone number
02921 825776