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District Nursing Team Leader

Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Location
LlanfairPG
Salary
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for the post of District Nursing Sister / Team Leader to manage and lead the District Nursing Team in Llanfair PG and Beaumaris.

The successful candidate will lead and manage the District Nursing Team, supporting the team members and working closely with other Health and Social Care colleagues, Unscheduled Care and out of hour's Community Nursing Services.

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

Main duties of the job

To lead a team of Registered Nurses and Health Care Support Workers. To provide specialist advice in the assessment and delivery of a clinically effective community Nursing Service. To take a lead in co-ordinating and liaising with the multi-disciplinary team, families and carers. The post holder carries continuing responsibility over a 24 hour period for a defined case load, which is complex and variable.

The post holder will lead in the complex needs assessment i.e. continuing health care, Health & Social Care & the provision of Specialist Community Nursing Practice.

The post holder will work autonomously & collaboratively with other agencies for the provision of patient services.

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 support documents or please click apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC Registered Nurse
  • Post Graduate Specialist Practitioner degree
  • Nurse prescribing
  • Evidence of ongoing education & professional development.
  • Mentorship & assessment training.


Experience

Essential

  • Community experience at Band 6 or equivalent
  • Experience of working with patients who have acute / complex needs
  • Varied clinical experience & multi disciplinary working


Skills

Essential

  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Analytical skills & ability to interpret clinical signs
  • Organisational skills
  • Ability to assess, plan, implement, evaluate complex care needs
  • Appropriate delegation of care delivery
  • Supervise, teach & assess staff
  • Provide mentorship & preceptorship
  • Ability to work collaboratively with members of the multi disciplinary team & other agencies
  • IT Skills
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Recruitment Training
  • Cannulation
  • Venepuncture


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of the changing health care agenda which affects community practice
  • Knowledge of current research & its application to practice.
  • Knowledge of the Mental Capacity, Deprivation of Liberty and its implications of practice
  • Level 3 POVA
  • Level 2 Child Protection
  • Knowledge of data protection & confidentiality
  • Ability to undertake complex risk assessments
  • Evidence of application of consent


Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Demonstrate ability to care & communicate with warmth & understanding
  • Team Player


Other Relevant Requirements

Essential

  • Ability to travel between sites in a timely manner
  • Flexible approach to work, including lone working
  • Demonstrate timely travel arrangements between patients' homes, clinics & surgeries


Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Address

Plas Mona, LlanfairPG

LlanfairPG

LL61 5EX

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

050-NMR433-0524

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