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Community Staff Nurse

Hywel Dda University Health Board
£27,461 to £33,428 a year per annum
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
A great opportunity has arisen to join the Community Nursing team in the Aberystwyth & Borth area. We are looking for an enthusiastic nurse with a can do attitude, a forward thinker with a passion for nursing to join our friendly team.

The Community team is dedicated to support your continued professional development through various opportunities. The post will enhance your knowledge and open opportunities for further progression within our directorate.

Main duties of the job

You will possess excellent communication skills, enjoy working as part of a team, be able to work independently, carry out comprehensive assessments, plan, implement and evaluate delivery of complex nursing interventions as part of the holistic approach.

The successful candidate should have transferable skills that would support the team, assessments of CHC and Datix.

If you are dynamic, organised, work well within the multidisciplinary team and have an interest in caring for people in their own home with various chronic, long term conditions and end of life care, we would like to hear from you.

The ability and means to travel between patients in a timely manner is essential.

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

Interviews to 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.

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


  • Level 1 Registered Nurse (Adult)
  • Current NMC Registration
  • Evidence of personal continuing development, statutory and mandatory training
  • Awareness of Health Board policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Ability to relate theory to practice
  • Understanding of primary health care working


  • Post-registration experience, in acute services
  • Teaching and assessing
  • Understanding of clinical governance, health & safety, risk management awareness
  • Community experience
  • Willing to undertake further training as necessary
  • Evidence of post- registration education - Diploma / Degree Level



  • Ability to demonstrate sound knowledge of NMC Code (2018)
  • Able to relate theory to practice through reflective skills.


  • Relevant community experience
  • Ability to demonstrate sound knowledge of the community

Language Skills


  • Welsh Speaker (Level 1)

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Hywel Dda University Health Board


Borth Surgery


SY24 5JE

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