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Tissue Viability Nurse

Hywel Dda University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum pro rata
Closing date
2 Oct 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
An opportunity has arisen for a permanent position within the Tissue Viability Clinical Nurse Specialist Team.

The Tissue Viability Team is a small team of expert Nurses working closely with wider multi-disciplinary teams to promote a collaborative culture for individualised wound care for all patients.

The post holder will work as an integral member of the Tissue Viability Team. They will provide an expert professional and clinical contribution to the nursing care and management of patients with complex wounds. The post holder will facilitate relevant practice development in line with National standards, guidance and best practice through clinical practice, leadership, education, research, and audit which reflect the corporate clinical governance objectives.

Main duties of the job

This is a unique opportunity to develop your Tissue Viability knowledge and skills. If you are hardworking, committed, and passionate to make a difference, and want to be part of a dynamic team then we look forward to hearing from you.

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 12/10/2023.

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 (five 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 first level Nurse
  • Educated to Postgraduate Diploma level or have equivalent experience
  • NMC Registration
  • Substantial Post registration experience
  • Experience of working within a multi-professional environment
  • Evidence of ongoing CPD


  • Relevant degree or commitment to study at degree level
  • Nurse prescriber
  • Experience in Tissue Viability



  • Demonstrable experience in relevant speciality
  • Significant post registration experience
  • Evidence of ability to work independently


  • Teaching experience/ qualification
  • Experience of working in both Primary and Community Service and Secondary Care settings
  • Experience of managing own caseload in relevant speciality

Language Skills


  • welsh speaker (level 1)

Employer details

Employer name

Hywel Dda University Health Board


Glangwili General Hospital

Dolgwili Road


SA31 2AF

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