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Complex Care Nurse Assessor - Huntington's Team

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Pontypool
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
To undertake comprehensive nursing assessments and reviews to determine the complex nursing needs for individuals with Huntington's disease.

Main duties of the job

Complex Care Nurse Assessor Band 6 - ABUHB Community Huntington's Team

Full Time: 37.5 hours per week.

Are you an innovative practitioner looking to extend your skills? Are you able to work as an autonomous specialist clinician but also as a core Team member?

We currently have a vacancy for a Band 6 Nurse Assessor in our Multi -Disciplinary Community HD Team. The Team provide specialist assessments and interventions to clients and family members affected by HD across the ABUHB catchment area. Working within the community, primarily seeing people in their own homes, working with clients and their families but also working with clients and staff in Nursing Homes, Group Homes, and inpatient facilities as required.

The HD Team is currently based in Mamhilad (covering ABUHB catchment area), and comprises, a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Physiotherapy team linked to CHC, a Specialist Occupational Therapist, an Advanced Specialist Speech and Language Therapist and administrative support.

It is not a requirement for applicants to have worked extensively with HD clients but experience in long-term conditions and mental health may be helpful.

Please call to find out more or to arrange a visit.

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

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award-winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The successful applicants should have:

Recent NHS or Care Home experience within the last 12 months is essential.

A proven track record of being reliable and dependable.

A flexible approach to work would be a great advantage.

Please ensure you evidence all of the above mandatory criteria and how you meet the essential and desirable criteria specified in the person specification in your application form. Failure to do so will result in your application not being shortlisted

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

Essential

  • 1 st level Registered Nurse (RGN / RMN / RNLD) registered with NMC
  • 'Degree level' education
  • Post graduate specialist training in in Community care / nursing or relevant area of nursing or equivalent
  • Adult Safeguarding level 1& 2


Experience

Essential

  • Relevant post basic experience at band 5 or above.
  • Experience of undertaking needs-based assessments and care plans
  • Undertaking capacity assessments, gaining formal consent and the application of DoLS and the Mental Health Act.


Desirable

  • Experience of caring for individuals with Huntington's Disease


Knowledge

Essential

  • Dealing with cases with complex presentations
  • Report writing
  • Knowledge of Continuing Care legislation and policy


Desirable

  • Evidence of Communication training


Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Address

Cwmbran House

Mamhilad

Pontypool

NP4 0YP

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

040-NMR302-0524

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