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Paediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist - Epilepsy

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Swansea & NPT
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum pro rata
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Practice autonomously demonstrating problem solving and clinical decision making skills while demonstrating accountability and responsibility.Assess, manage, deliver and co-ordinate the plan of care for patients utilising the effective and efficient use of resources. Undertake investigations driven by protocol and within your competence. Interpret results and act accordingly. Apply advanced skills, knowledge and behaviours relevant to specific area of practice. Provide specialist clinical knowledge to clinical colleagues, patients and carers/relatives.

Main duties of the job

Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and direct care / interventions and evaluate effectivenessDelegate the delivery of care where appropriate in line with NHS Wales' delegation framework and the NMC Code of Practice. Undertake clinical sessions in a variety of clinical areas across Swansea Bay University Hospitals.Within competencies perform highly specialised physical and clinical skills where accuracy is of paramount importance in accordance with departmental policies.Within competencies undertake non-medical prescribingUndertake patient specific education with patients and relatives/carersDocument and report clearly to ensure accuracy, continuity of care and enhance understanding by othersSupport a culture that promotes person-centred, safe and effective care.Establish and maintain effective communication with patients and carers/relatives, and professionals across health and social services.Work as part of a team with other services and across multi-agency boundaries to access hard to reach groupsSeek appropriate advice/alert agencies when there are any concerns regarding potential/actual risk to any patient or their dependents e.g. child safeguarding, domestic violence, protection of the vulnerable adult, mental capacity and deprivation of liberty.Interpret and respond to patient / carer feedback suggestions and complaints in a timely and sensitive manner.

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 description

Job responsibilities

You 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 Trac.

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

Person Specification

Registered nurse experience


  • 2 years


  • Knowledge and understanding of CNS role



  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development


  • Epilepsy training/course

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Swansea Bay University Health board

Swansea & NPT


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