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Clinical Nurse Specialist Jill Rowe Neurology Ambulatory Unit

Employer
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Location
Morriston, Swansea
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum pro rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024
THIS POST IS FIXED TERM/SECONDMENT FOR 12 MONTHSDUE TO NEEDS OF THE SERVICE

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE SECONDMENT POSITION, YOU MUST OBTAINPERMISSION FROM YOUR CURRENT LINE MANAGERPRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THIS POST

An exciting opportunity to work in the increasingly specialist field of Neurology. The post holder must be knowledgeable, experienced and have a good ability to work in a small team. They must have had experience of working in this specialist environment and experience of working in the Jill Rowe Neurology Ambulatory Unit.They must be able to undertake specific clinical practice skills relevant to the Jill Rowe Neurology Ambulatory Unit.

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 supervise and support team members such as staff nurses, healthcare support workers, agency nurses and bank staff.
  • To take charge of the unit when required. To assess and monitor staffing and resource requirements effectively and efficiently and respond to changing situations, for example, prioritizing patient needs, work load requirements and staffing issues.
  • To have direct responsibility for patient care in relation to infusions, investigations and treatments.
  • To provide specialist skills in assessment, planning, implementation and evaluating patients with neurological conditions. This involves initiating and monitoring of patients on new therapies as well as caring for those from newly diagnosed throughout the disease course.
  • To deliver a specialized home therapy training and treatment program for patients with neuropathy.
  • To deliver a Neuro Plasma Exchange service for patients with neurological conditions.
  • To deliver a treatment service for patients with neurological disorders. As well as emerging treatments for Neurological disorders as they become available in the NHS.
  • To carry out investigations such as cognitive assessments, dexterity and power assessments, walking assessments and visual acuity tests .
  • To use core clinical skills such as assessment, cannulation, venepuncture, Intramuscular injections, intravenous drug preparation and administration, blood glucose monitoring, EGC's, observation of vital signs and point of care testing.


About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

See the attached Job description which discusses this in detail and main duties of the job as listed above

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience working at a band 6 grade in the Jill Rowe Neurology Ambulatory Unit


Desirable

  • Extensive experience of working in different specialities


Skills

Essential

  • Trained and proficient in cannulation


Desirable

  • Trained and proficient in venepuncture


Qualifications

Essential

  • Current and active registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (UK)


Desirable

  • Completed an MSc in appropriate subject or be willing to work towards this


Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board

Address

Jill Rowe Neurology Ambulatory Unit, Morriston Hospital

Heol Maes Eglwys

Morriston, Swansea

SA6 6NL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

130-NMR223-0724

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