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Community Staff Nurse Ystradgynlais

Employer
Powys Teaching Health Board
Location
Ystradgynlais
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
27 May 2024
Are you looking to make the difference in the lives of others by delivering care the way you've always wanted to?

Joining the District Nurses in Powys you will be able to work autonomously across a spectacularly beautiful rural setting to provide a variety of nursing care that produces real change in the lives of its community members. Be a part of something special.

Ystradgynlais District Nursing Team have vacant posts.

Current UK Nursing and Midwifery Council Registration is an essential requirement for this role.

Main duties of the job

This is an ideal opportunity for a registered nurse who is seeking to broaden and utilize their range of skills and knowledge to nurse people in their own environment as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The post holder will participate in the delivery of skilled, autonomous nursing care to patients within their own home. Duties include palliative care support and assessment, care at the end of life, supporting and assessing individuals and carers with long-term health conditions, promotion of self-management skills and wound care.

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

About us

Powys is cited as being a wonderful place to live and work a rural health setting where you can personally and professionally grow, where patients are at the heart of care provision. If you are an ambitious professional in search of job satisfaction, Powys is the place to be. Whatever your career aspirations, we are committed to supporting and developing you.

Powys Teaching Health Board is responsible for meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the population of Powys. Powys is the largest county in Wales with Snowdonia to the North and the Brecon Beacons to the South, the spectacular scenery is something to behold. Working in partnership, we commission and provide award-winning hospital, community, mental health and learning disability services, so our portfolio is varied and diverse. We are proud to offer patients an unrivalled level of care and range of careers for professionals who want to make a real difference.

Did you know - Powys Teaching Health Board accepts applications to retire and return from within the NHS in Wales. If you would like to know more, please contact the Powys Teaching Health Board Workforce team on 01874 712580 or powys.workforcegeneralenquiries@wales.nhs.uk

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Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking for motivated and committed nurses who want to be part of a caring and supportive team. We aim to deliver excellent standards of care to all people in our community. This can only be achieved by nurses who are committed to continuous professional development.

This postinvolves lone working and the ability to travel independently is essential.

Part time and full time applicants are welcomed.

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

  • NMC Registered Nurses
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • The ability to travel between sites in a timely manner


Desirable

  • Working towards Diploma / Degree / Masters qualification in CHS [District Nursing] Specialist Practitioner DN
  • Working towards Supplementary Nurse Prescriber qualification
  • Mentorship qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Experience in a wide range of clinical skills


Desirable

  • Competence and confidence in a wide range of clinical skills including palliative care, chronic disease management and wound management


Aptitude and Abilities

Essential

  • A high level of interpersonal and communication skills
  • Standard keyboard skills and IT literacy
  • Ability to engage with members of the public
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


Desirable

  • Ability to speak or learn Welsh to a satisfactory level
  • Local knowledge of statutory and voluntary services


Other

Essential

  • Ability to diffuse difficult/threatening situations
  • Ability to deal with complex/stressful situations
  • Able to work in a multi/disciplinary/multi-agency arena
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Flexible working pattern
  • Post is community base, therefore access to a vehicle to travel throughout the locality in a timely manner is essential


Employer details

Employer name

Powys Teaching Health Board

Address

Ystradgynlais Community Hospital

Glanrhyd Road

Ystradgynlais

SA9 1AU

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

070-NMR073-0524

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