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Registered Nurse Health Visiting/ School Nursing

Hywel Dda University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum (pro rata if part-time)
Closing date
21 Sep 2023

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This is a fixed term/ secondment vacancy until 01/10/2025.

If you are a Hywel Dda University Health Board employee and are applying for this post as a secondment, agreement for the secondment is needed from your current manager prior to application.

This is a development post to support the progression on to the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Degree. The post holder will work as part of a skill mix team with the Health Visiting Team and will support the delivery of the Healthy Child Wales Programme from 0-5 years old. As a registered Nurse within the Health Visiting Service, this post will primarily cover Ceredigion.

Hywel Dda delivers on the criteria set by the Welsh Government Healthy Child Programme and the Baby Friendly Initiative.

The post holder will support the Baby friendly initiative, deliver health promotion advice, facilitate healthy baby clinics, complete delegated developmental assessments, and participate in training to support further learning.

The post holder will work collaboratively and in partnership with other disciplines and agencies to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals, families and communities.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part time Registered Nurse who may be considering applying to undertake a SCPHN programme and wishes to develop their skills and gain experience of working within the Generic Health Visiting skill mix team based in Ceredigion.

The post holder will need to be committed to developing a high degree of standards of care and actively seek and promote professional working relationships with other statutory and voluntary practitioners.

The positive attitude to team working is essential.The post holder will be responsible for delivering components of the Health Visiting Core programmes to families with pre-school children and the communities they live in as delegated by the Health Visitor.In order to apply you will need to possess a Registered Children Nurse Qualification or an Adult Registered Nurse Qualification.

The ability to travel between sites in a timely manner is an essential part of this role, please demonstrate your ability to fulfil this criteria in your application.

The post holder will be responsible for the assessment of health needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care to meet the needs of the child and their family.

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 4th October 2023.

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


  • First level registered nurse


  • RN Childrens Nursing



  • Evidence of ongoing education & professional development
  • Maintenance of professional development


  • Paediatric experience
  • Supervision of staff
  • Implementation of new ideas/ practices
  • Experience of assessing and learning and mentoring student nurses

Language skills


  • Welsh Speaker Level 1

Employer details

Employer name

Hywel Dda University Health Board



9 Market Street


SY25 1DL

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