Practice Development Nurse

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£34,212 to £41,197 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking innovative team as well as for career for progression. The Role of practice educator nurse is to support the training and professional development of staff and students working within Cancer services at singleton on Ward 12 and chemotherapy day unit. To ensure that nursing care and delivery is updated and implemented in line with evidence based , best practice to enable patients to receive high quality, safe dignified care. Cancer services is exciting and evolving providing great learning and educational opportunities. Anti cancer drugs are advancing at a great rate and treatment options and life expectancy increasing.

Main duties of the job

Do you have oncology experience? Can you demonstrate effective leadership skills? Do you like a challenge? Are you passionate about teaching ?This is an exciting opportunity to join Cancer services at Singleton Hospital within the South West Wales Cancer Centre.The post holder will work collaboratively with SACT Nurse specialist, Matron and support senior nurses to create an effective learning environment within Ward 12 and Chemotherapy day unit. Main Aims being

To provide professional leadership.

To support the training and development of nurses within Cancer services.

To support nurses through SACT Training and safe administering of SACT Treatment within ward 12 and chemotherapy day unit.

To Support the training and development of health care support workers and assessing their competency to deliver aspects of nursing care under the delegation of a registered nurse.

To Support pre registration students and those HCSW undertaking further education to achieve their competencies and have a positive learning experience.

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

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex; religion or belief; race; age; sexual orientation; gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

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.

Person Specification



  • RGN
  • Diploma or Degree in Nursing
  • Post Registration Qualification in Oncology/Haematology


  • Teaching Qualification
  • Experience of Hospital IT systems/Chemocare



  • Ability to manage clinical area
  • Experience at Band 5

Skills, Knowledge and Ability


  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills Supervision of staff
  • An awareness of the national priorities on cancer issues and the professional nursing issues

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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