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Trainee/Advanced Critical Care Outreach Practitioner

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Merthyr Tydfil
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum pro rata - Annex 21
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a development role, and as such the post holder will be expected to complete the MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice with Independent Prescribing upon commencement of the role.

Completion of the qualifications are a requirement of the contract of employment.

During this period, salary will be paid in accordance with Annex 21 of the Terms and Conditions as follows :

Year 1 of the training period will be paid at 65% of the top of Band 7 pay scale.

Year 2 of the training period will be paid at 70% of the top of Band 7pay scale.

Year 3 of the training period will be paid at 75% of the top of Band 7 pay scale.

Upon successful attainment of the MSc and Independent Prescribing qualifications, the post holder will automatically move to the bottom of Band 7, as they will then meet the full KSF outline of this role, and be expected to undertake all duties within the Job Description as indicated.

NOTE : There will be some circumstances where current staff apply for these posts, and their new trainee salary will be below that of their current salary. To aid both the recruitment and development of staff it is recommended that staff across NHS Wales should have continuity of pay for the duration of the training to avoid financial detriment. This should apply when staff take up training posts both within and across NHS Wales organisations. Following this training, the remuneration will be the bottom of Band 7, again without financial detriment.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work within the Critical Care Outreach team to ensure quality of care. The main aims of this position will be to enhance the standards of care for critically ill patients irrespective of where they are being nursed.

The post holder will be expected to maintain a portfolio of advanced practice to demonstrate their work against the four pillars of advanced practice.

The post holder will be required to ensure the highest standard of patient care, which reflects the quality standards and mission of the University Health Board and contribute to the implementation of policies and procedures within their sphere of responsibility.

The post holder will plan implement and evaluate care according to changing needs and varying complexity of the patient.

The post holder will prioritize and deliver care in collaboration with other health care professionals.

The post holder will involve patients and where appropriate relatives and carers in planning and delivering care.

The post holder will facilitate information exchange of patient related conditions and treatment at the end of the shift.

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

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents, along with Annex 21 Guidance or please click Apply now to view in Trac

The post holder will work within the multi-disciplinary Outreach Team, to deliver a high standard of patient care to the identified Outreach patients.

The aim of the Outreach Team is to:
  • To avert admissions to Level 2/3 care.
  • To facilitate discharge from Critical Care.
  • To share Critical Care skills

We invite applicants from non-critical care backgrounds with the ability to undertake Independent Prescribing.

Person Specification



  • Experience of working in an acute environment
  • Evidence of post graduate learning


  • ALS
  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Independent prescribing



  • Relevant registration/experience

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Prince Charles Hospital

Gurnos Road

Merthyr Tydfil

CF47 9DT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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