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Staff Nurse ART / Community Nursing (Intermediate Care)

Hywel Dda University Health Board
£27,461 to £33,428 a year per annum (pro rata if part-time)
Closing date
1 Jun 2023
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 Community Staff Nurse to work in the Acute Response Team, based within the Intermediate Care service in Carmarthenshire. The successful candidate will be based within ART & the Intermediate Care Multi Disciplinary Team (ICMDT/Home first) at Eastgate offices in Llanelli, but working also from Glangwilli Hospital in Carmarthen.

You will be an integral part of ART & ICMDT and you will and will take part in the daily live triage of patients referred to Intermediate Care from both primary and secondary care with the main focus being \increasing patients time spent at home.

As part of this referral/ triage process and following acceptance of patients onto the caseload, you will be also be responsible for the Discharge to Assess (D2A) assessments of secondary care patients when discharged home.

The successful candidate will be a pivotal link between ART and the ICMDT and will work in both arms of the service.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing clinical advice to the ART Team, ICMDT and other Professional agencies, acting as a resource for evidence based Intermediate Care.

The successful candidate will provide evidence based safe care to the Intermediate Care/Homefirst and ART Team in order to meet the needs of the caseload and local population and must be an experienced clinician.

The ability to travel between sites in a timely manner is essential for this post.

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

Interviews will be held on 09/06/23

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:

Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest;

Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire; Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion; and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire;

48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres;

Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services;

Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.

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Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • RGN Level 1 or 2
  • Current NMC Registration
  • Relevant post basic courses and/or experience
  • Mentorship
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


  • Diploma/ Degree in Nursing



  • Statutory and mandatory training

Language Skills


  • Welsh Speaker (Level 1)

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