Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Hywel Dda University Health Board
£49,244 to £55,438 a year per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Band 8A
Full Time
Job summary

This is a fixed term/secondment vacancy until 30/06/24 to meet the needs of the service.

If you are an internal applicant this post will only be offered on a secondment basis and you will need to have gained your line managers approval for the secondment prior to going to interview.

We are looking for applicants to join us as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner for a years fixed term secondment In Prince Philip Hospital Llanelli, working within the Minor Injuries Unit . Our team see a wide range of patients from many different socio-economic backgrounds in rural and urban environments, which offers really interesting and varied patient caseloads.

The post holder will be a Registered Health Care Professional (NMC/HCPC) and a Non-Medical Prescriber. You will be acting within your professional boundaries and will provide holistic care for the presenting patient. This will include initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of care. You will demonstrate safe, clinical decision making and expert care, including assessment and diagnostic skills, for patients within the unscheduled care directorate at Prince Philip Hospital.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will demonstrate critical thinking in the clinical decision-making process. You will work collaboratively with the medical and nursing teams to meet the needs of patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures.

You will act as a positive role model that enables change, demonstrate effective leadership, direct, lead and motivate staff to a high standard of professionalism and strengthen multi-disciplinary and multi-agency partnership working with internal department and external health, social care and other stakeholders.

The post holder must be able support others in developing knowledge and skills, provide training and present information and work with colleagues in Workforce and Organisational Development and Senior Managers across the Health Board in the development and delivery of effective and efficient development programmes for the areas within their remit.

This post provides an excellent opportunity for you to influence and shape the quality of patient care and service improvement. You will be responsible for ensuring that high quality care and professional standards are maintained. We require an energetic leader who is a confident individual who can inspire others and challenge and influence practice.

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

Interview swill be held on 15/06/23

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


  • Registered Professional (HCPC/NMC)
  • Relevant Master Degree / 180 credits at Level 7 in relevant area OR 60 Credits at Masters Level, (level 7) and requirement to complete 120 additional level 7 (or full masters degree) within 2 academic years of appointment with equivalent experience
  • Non medical prescriber or willingness to commit to undertake in line with future service development


  • Evidence of higher level of practice development within specialist area



  • Extensive previous experience of working within specialty area.
  • Demonstrable experience of complex decision making
  • Leadership and management experience
  • Significant experience where a degree of autonomous working has been required
  • Experience of multi- professional working


  • People management experience
  • Teaching and education assessment experience

Language skills


  • Welsh speaker (Level 1)

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