An opportunity has arisen to join our team of Nurses in the Head and Neck based at Morriston Hospital, SwanseaMain duties of the job
An opportunity has arisen to join our team of Nurses in the Head and Neck Department at our main unit based at Morriston Hospital.
Our Head and Neck Department is a varied surgical unit, providing both out-patient care and surgical care for 5 specialities including ENT, Maxillofacial, Orthodontic and Restorative Dentistry and Cleft Surgery. The unit caters for a large variety of patients and clinics are extremely varied. They can be Consultant, Registrar, Speciality Doctor, Nurse Practitioner or Nurse Led.
The role involves caring for patients in the Head and Neck Department and the successful candidate will become an integral part of a large varied nursing team. The ability to work well as part of a team and on their own initiative is essential.
Experience or an interest in wound care and a willingness to scrub and assist the medical team in surgical procedures is essential. The ability to be calm in stressful situations and to be able to deal with stressed and anxious patients in a calm sensitive manner is also essential.
The successful candidate will be required to mentor students and new staff members and to take charge of the department in the absence of managers
Training and full support will be given.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply. The ability to travel between hospital sites may occasionally be required.About us
We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.
As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.
You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.
There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.
We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.
Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.
If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.Job descriptionJob responsibilitiesYou will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in TracPerson SpecificationExperienceEssential
- NMC Registered
- Wound Care Experience
- Significant post-reg experience
- MDT working
- Surgical skills
- Out-patient clinic experience
- Evidence of post registration study and training
- Pre-registration evidence in direct nursing care
- Interest in developing nursing skills
- Flexible approach to work
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Implement evidence based practice
Swansea Bay University Health BoardAddress
Heol Maes Eglwys
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