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District Nurse/Community Staff Nurse

Powys Teaching Health Board
Llanfair Caereinion
£27,461 to £33,428 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
4 Jun 2023
The Community Staff Nurse is responsible for the delivery of prescribed nursing care to patients on a day to day basis. This would include the holisticassessment of patient care needs and the development, implementation andevaluation of evidence-based care.The post holder will be autonomous in their clinical practice whileacknowledging their limitations and actively seek advice as necessary.

Main duties of the job

Responsible for providing support to the District Nursing Team in the day to day management of multidisciplinary/multi-agency packages of scheduled and unscheduled care for patients with multiple, complex and palliative care needs. This will ensure that an efficient and effective service is delivered to the practice population. Responsible for prioritising their own delegated home visits according to the patients' clinical need and geographical location.

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

About us

Powys is cited as being a wonderful place to live and work a rural health setting where you can personally and professionally grow, where patients are at the heart of care provision. If you are an ambitious professional in search of job satisfaction, Powys is the place to be. Whatever your career aspirations, we are committed to supporting and developing you.

Powys Teaching Health Board is responsible for meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the population of Powys. Powys is the largest county in Wales with Snowdonia to the North and the Brecon Beacons to the South, the spectacular scenery is something to behold. Working in partnership, we commission and provide award-winning hospital, community, mental health and learning disability services, so our portfolio is varied and diverse. We are proud to offer patients an unrivalled level of care and range of careers for professionals who want to make a real difference.

Did you know - Powys Teaching Health Board accepts applications to retire and return from within the NHS in Wales. If you would like to know more, please contact the Powys Teaching Health Board Workforce team on 01874 712580 or

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Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents

Person Specification



  • Ability to travel between sites in a timely manner
  • Good IT skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Flexible
  • Ability to deal with complex/stressful situations


  • Local knowledge of statutory and voluntary services

Aptitude and Abilities


  • A high level of interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to engage with members of the public
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team - to include the wider MDT


  • Ability to speak Welsh



  • Evidence of a wide range of clinincal skills


  • Competence and confidence in a wide range of clinical skills including: palliative care, chronic disease management, wound management

Qualifications and knowledge


  • NMC Registered Nurse
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Mentorship role


  • Working towards diploma / degree / masters qualification in CHS (District Nursing) Specialist Practitioner DN
  • Working towards supplementary Nurse Prescriber qualification

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

Powys Teaching Health Board


Llanfair Caereinion

Medical Centre

Llanfair Caereinion

SY21 0RT

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