Hywel Dda University Health Board's School Nursing Team are looking for an experienced Band 5 Registered Staff Nurse to join their Carmarthenshire team. The vacant post is permanent, 30 hours per week, term time only.Main duties of the job
School Nurses are central to a range of services that promote the public health agenda and support the physical, emotional and social health of children and young people aged between 5 to 18 years. The successful candidate will need excellent communication skills, be able to demonstrate their ability to work as an autonomous practitioner and also within a team environment in line with the NMC code of professional conduct.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Interviews will be held on 05/10/23About 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 descriptionJob 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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https://fb.watch/hzQjE8HzTN/Person SpecificationQualifications & KnowledgeEssential
- RN Adult/RN Child/Midwife
- Awareness of WG's Framework for School Nursing
- Experience of working with Children and/or young people
- Experience of working in a team
Language SkillsDesirable Employer detailsEmployer name
- Evidence of working with families, with an ability to show an understanding of childrens rights.
- Experience of child protection work
- Experience of working within the community
Hywel Dda University Health BoardAddress
R& A Offices, Stradey Business Park
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