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District Nurse Case Load Holder

The successful applicant will need to have excellent communication skills with an ability to provide effective, high quality care , supporting the District Nurse Team, as part of the community resource team.

This post is fixed term/secondment for 9 months to meet the needs of the service.

If you are interested in applying for the secondment position, you must obtain permission from your current line manager prior to applying for this post.

Main duties of the job

A vacancy has arisen for a secondment for a full time band 6 District Nurse Caseload Holder working within the Dwyfor District Nursing Service.

it is desired that the Post holder must hold or be in working towards Community Specialist Practitioner qualification and be a Registered Nurse, applications will be considered from staff with band 5 community experience who are willing to act up as a band 6 for period of 9 Months

The post holder will work jointly with community nurses who are based within the Dwyfor

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

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

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.

Person Specification

Qualifications/and or knowledge


  • NMC Registered first level nurse
  • District Nurse Specialist Practice Qualification / Certificate, Diploma, Degree or working towards
  • Nurse prescribing qualification or working towards
  • Evidence of ongoing education and professional development.
  • Mentorship and assessment training.


  • Management qualification e.g. ILM, RCN Leadership



  • Community experience as Band 5 or equivalent
  • Experience of working with patients who have acute / complex needs
  • Varied clinical experience and multi disciplinary working.


  • Link nurse role

Aptitude and Abilities


  • Analytical skills and ability to interpret clinical signs
  • Organisational skills
  • Ability to assess, plan, implement, evaluate and delegate appropriately the delivery of care.
  • Supervise, teach and assess registered and non-registered staff.
  • Provide mentorship and preceptorship as appropriate.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with members of the Primary Health Care Team and other agencies.
  • IT skills
  • Awareness of the changing health agenda, which affects community practice.
  • Awareness of current research and its application to practice.
  • Knowledge and evidence of application of consent.
  • Knowledge of data protection and patient confidentiality.
  • Understanding of risk assessment and health and safety issues.


  • Ability to speak Welsh
  • Experience of undertaking audit
  • Recognised qualification within an area of Chronic Conditions Management
  • Awareness of the wider health agenda in which care is provided.



  • Demonstrate ability to care and communicate with warmth and understanding.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Committed to continuous development.



  • Flexible approach to the needs of the service.
  • Demonstrate timely travel arrangements between patient's homes, clinics and surgeries.

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Dwyfor Ganol District Nursing Team, Ffordd y Cob

Embankment road, Pwllheli, Gwynedd


LL53 5AA

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